South Africa is not a country of cars. In fact, the majority do not own cars. Brett Petzer makes the case for cycling, and why it should matter to the future planning of South African cities.
A Success Story in large-scale Informal Settlement Upgrading : Learning from Thailand | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
Read how the Thai government is collaborating with cooperatives to upgrade informal settlements at a large scale. Can South Africa take a leaf out of Thailand’s book?
French artist JR, uses huge photos of the faces and eyes of local women on houses in Rio’s favelas, to promote the key role of women in society.
Future Cape Town hears about how public spaces compare between Cape Town and Rotterdam from the dutch born Hedwig Crooijmans-Lemmer
Future Cape Town is excited to host Adam Beck to present about his work and experiences with gentrification. With examples from North America, the presentation will explore the emerging urban regeneration models.
Watch : Is Blikkiesdorp Home ? The issues around a controversial Temporary Relocation Area | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
Is Blikkiesdorp Home? explores the several issues the residents of Blikkiesdorp are facing and their struggle to have access to more information concerning a future relocation.
From township to town : Why plans for Cape Town’s Metro South East could improve city life for millions | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
South African cities can no longer afford isolated and disengaged interventions. How will the investments in the Metro South East build a greater town to township link and improve city life for millions in Cape Town.
Why we need to shift our thinking about the Philippi Horticultural Area : A new model for creating a future Cape Town| FUTURE CAPE TOWN
The Philippi Horticultural Area is a unique opportunity to pave a better future for greater Cape Town in regards to job security, education, food production, innovative farming methods, and environmental sustainability.
Watch how two Colombian researchers embark on a journey of interrogating the role of architecture and urban design in different cities.
National Government and City of Cape Town are collaborating to spatially transform the Voortrekker Road Corridor, an area which has all the ingredients and potential to influence the greater future of Cape Town.