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Top 20 articles of 2014

Future Cape Town counts down the most-read articles of 2014. we will continue the countdown until the end of 2014.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Voices of the City: Paige Nick

Our voice of the city this week is Sunday Times columnist and author, Paige Nick.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Lagos 2015

It is hard to describe what 2015 Lagos will feel and look like because of the upcoming elections both in Lagos state and across Nigeria. However, there are some elements that hint at next years priority areas.

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FUTURE LONDON | Jan Gehl & Richard Rogers talk liveable cities

London played host to two of the world’s best-recognised urban thinkers this week, as they considered the ins and outs of the ‘liveable city’.

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FUTURE JOHANNESBURG | Voices of the City: Sarah Britten

Our voice of the city this week is Sarah Britten, a lipstick artist, blogger, author and communication strategist.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Catching a Train in Lagos!

At present there is no train service that serves the masses in Lagos leaving road congested but the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) and Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) are introducing new services, new infrastructure that will cover Lagos and its suburbs.

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FUTURE LONDON | London’s Garden Bridge : Backing and Backlash

We round up some of the best writing on London’s proposed ‘garden bridge’ project in light of last night’s planning approval decision at Westminster.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | “Open House” wins Long Street public art competition

The artwork, entitled Open House, has been announced as the winning concept in the Western Cape Government Public Art Competition

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Voices of the City: Ishay Govender-Ypma

Voices of the City is a weekly feature that spotlights the everyday lives of our citizens, living and working in the city. By asking the same five questions to all our interviewees, we discover not only how our experiences of differ, but also what we share. This week we hear from Ishay Govender-Ypma, a food and travel blogger.

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Africa’s future cities

”New Cities” are an African urban phenomenon that are appearing across the continent. However their social impact is unclear. The developments fail to foster a commitment to urban equality and citizenship.

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