Rethinking the future of public space at South Africa’s largest transport node : A new public for Park Station| FUTURE JOBURG
Julie-Ann Tyler, a recent masters student in Architecture, based her thesis on creating “The New Public” in which she investigates ways of re-appropriating Park Station public space and new programming that can exist in this specific context.
“Architecture can be derived from anywhere; personal interests, behaviour of people, societal trends or the logic within science.”
Our team reflects on Architizer’s “10 Firms to Watch in 2016” and discuss how the ideas projected by 5 of these firms could provide us with a glimpse into the role of architecture in the future. As well as what these ideas could mean for future South African cities.
What to do about the Good Hope Centre : Towards a new framework for public assets | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
In January 2016 the City of Cape Town extended the temporary leasing period of the Good Hope Centre for an additional three years. Leasing the public space to a private film company has caused many question the future of the building as well the non-financial value of public assets.
The future of Salt River: architecture students investigate research platforms for emerging technologies| FUTURE CAPE TOWN
The third year students of the school of architecture at the University of Cape Town spent 2015 envisioning the future of Salt River. Here are some of their findings and design proposals.
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 […]
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.
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.
On the subway from Brooklyn to Manhattan, Rashiq Fataar is thinking about how important the process of gathering ideas is, giving meaning to these ideas and the power of giving them wings to travel.