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Archive : The R80 billion plan to sink Cape Town’s rail lines | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

This is the vision for a section of the Cape Town CBD for the year 2030 by Makeka Design Lab. The idea is the brain child of Mokena Makeka, the Principal and Creative Director of Makeka Design Lab.

In 2011, a R80 billion regeneration project for the Cape Town Station precinct and more than 50 hectares […]

Play Khayelitsha: Inside the Game | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Play the City returned to Khayelitsha on the 20th of November, 2015 for a second session to test and gain opinions about the current Spatial Development Framework for Khayelitsha’s CBD.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | What is a street? 10 cities explored through street films

A series of short films developed as part of the launch of the Global Street Design Guide have us going back to the drawing board, exploring past projects, articles and thoughts around the very definition of a street.

Regent Road parklet, redefining Sea Point’s urban space

The facts about the parklet on Regent Road
Please note : The Regent Road Parklet has now been removed due to the objections from two stores : Vondi’s Pet Store and Surf Connection.

With regards to the parklet permit : 
Before the permit for the parklet expired we engaged with the City of Cape Town about the renewal process. […]

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Top 20 articles of 2015

This week, Future Cape Town presents its 20 most popular articles of the year 2015. The countdown will continue all week, and #1 will be presented on Thursday.

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.

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.