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FUTURE JOBURG | Voices of the City: William Price

This week we meet with William Price, leading digital marketing strategist and co-founder of the recently launched Man&Machine consultancy.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Hillbrow, a community centre and the future: Interview with Thomas Chapman

Rashiq Fataar chats with Thomas Chapman the founder of Local Studio about the recently completed and award-winning Hillbrow community centre.

FUTURE JOBURG | The fluid future of Johannesburg’s 2060 city: The Modderfontein smart city

Joseph Spring interrogates the Modderfontein Smart City, a massive 1600-hectare piece of land now owned by Chinese development firm Zendai, juxtaposed with the Modderfontein Nature Reserve.

FUTURE JOBURG | Voices of the City: Uno de Waal

This week we meet with Uno de Waal, the owner and publisher of Between 10 and 5, South Africa’s largest online creative showcase.

FUTURE LAGOS | Why a Lagos high street is booming : The changing face of Admiralty Way

Lekki Phase 1’s Admiralty Way is fast becoming Lagos’s busiest high street. With over 120 stores, the road now offers more shops than the largest shopping centre in Lagos. Is this testament to the history of markets in Lagos or just a natural progression of a commercial haven?

Archive : Why mapping our cities can help us plan the future : Introducing the Atlas of Social Maps|FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Social Life created an Atlas of Social Maps, a database of social mapping examples, tools, and methods that can help us find new perspectives on urban social life and social innovation in cities.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Why are our city spaces designed for serial killers?

Sean Dayton questions a disturbing phenomenon in Cape Town: nowhere spaces designed to help serial killers get away with murder.

FUTURE LAGOS | Voices of the City: Mojisola Adegbile

Our voice of the city this week is Mojisola Adegbile, a molecular biologist, who loves to bake and listen to house music but not necessarily at the same time.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How can architecture engage with gang-ridden neighbourhoods? Students work on Manenberg in Cape Town

How can architectural studios meant to develop students’ abilities offer a deeper understanding of how communities function and enlighten deeper aspirations for better living environments. Claire du Trevou reflects on an architectural studio that took place in Manenberg last year.

FUTURE LAGOS | Lagos Rising: From A City at Work Emerges a City of Creativity

Dele Adeyemo (Pidgin Perfect) recently visited Lagos and rediscovered the emerging and growing creative scene. Together with a team, he is mapping creative spaces, giving an insight to how creative spaces are transforming the city landscape.