Watch this short video about how Durban took a rarely-used district and converted it into a pedestrian-friendly hub. What other architectural initiatives can increase residents’ accessibility within their cities?
Rem Koolhaas’ groundbreaking interactive documentary about Lagos is now online. Explore two perspectives on the sprawling African metropolis.
[ August 19, 2014; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. August 20, 2014; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The Architecture Open Studio invites people into architect’s offices to show them how architects work and the interesting environments in which design takes place – an opportunity to view building projects, models, presentations and design work, and interact with practicing architects.
A powerful anti-poaching installation by artist Andre Carl is constructed on the Sea Point Promenade as part of the City’s public art program called art54.
The last part in the series focuses on South Africa’s potential for green roofs. Specialists weigh in on the potential for an emerging green roof industry.
Every year a patch of Hyde Park is transformed according to a different architect’s fancy. Take a look at this year’s Serpentine Pavilion.
The Design Africa Symposium, with the theme ‘Design Visions for African Cities of the Future’, will feature a robust line-up of design practitioners from across the African continent and diaspora. The objective is to analyse the urban development challenges facing African cities and to map out possible visions to re-shape African city environments into the future.
Winner of the PLAYscapes international design competition, the Cape Town Gardens Skatepark has opened to skateboarders across the city.
An photo diary of the Alexander Forbes Headquarters building in Sandton, Johannesburg
After identifying key lessons from international best practices, Part III of our series looks at two national case studies. Despite the lack of policies and incentives for these innovations in South Africa, the following studies show potential for the introduction of a green roof industry.