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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Will ideas competition improve informal trading conditions?

The City of Cape Town has launched a global ideas competition to improve the conditions and opportunities for the informal trading sector in Cape Town.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Why I Love Africa’s Largest City

Lagos, Nigeria’s social and cultural capital is bursting with energy. National Geographic has captured snippets of the city through the eyes of the people who call it home.

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FUTURE LONDON | Scenes from Hong Kong’s (empty) streets

As Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters return to the city’s streets, Future London reflects on a trip to the city last year as initial protests were subsiding.

UN-Habitat’s latest “State of African Cities” report attempts to map this change and create a tool for future-oriented urban planning. What are some of the insights of the report, and what can Cape Town as an African city learn from this?

The Reading Centre

Articles, reports and resources we are reading and using.

MEDIA RELEASE: Future Cape Town ranked 77 on global sustainability influencer list

09 February 2015
Future Cape Town, a platform for dialogue on Cape Town’s urban future, has been ranked no. 77 on the Future Cities Top 500 list of urban sustainability influencers according to the SustMeme rankings.

The global Future Cities Top 500 leaderboard was released on Thursday 5 February 2015 and is updated weekly
Future Cape Town was […]

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Development Updates

Stay up to date with how our city is building and being shaped by minor and major developments and redevelopments.

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Africa in 2015: The fastest, tallest, largest and newest

The tallest, newest, largest and fastest developments in Africa in 2015. Here are some to keep an eye on.

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FUTURE JOHANNESBURG | Iconic pavilion for Johannesburg

Zahira Asmal, the director of DESIGNING_SOUTHAFRICA has announced the construction of an urban pavilion to be designed by world-renowned architect David Adjaye OBE.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | The future of the Newlands pool: What is the real question?

With the Newlands pool back in the news, Rashiq Fataar wonders whether we are missing the real question, in tackling the challenge of sports facilities in Cape Town.

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FUTURE LAGOS | The Lagos Tour: Yaba

‘The Lagos Tour’ is a monthly feature from Future Lagos that explores the city using photography and this month we have walked around Yaba, an up and coming, suburb of Lagos.

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