Around the World

‘Match-Maker’ Urban Activation

Young Projects are helping New Yorkers celebrate love through an urban match making concept, that I think can lend some simulation for us to harness our love affair with our city even more.

Urban farms in Lagos – a feasible proposal?

Urban farming is a great idea. It is one way to address with land, agriculture and food security, but how can it be implemented in a city like Lagos. Tolu Ogulesi starts to look at solutions to this predicament.

The Cities This Week: Edition 52

News and views from cities around the world this week.

Copenhagen Solutions Exhibition in Cape Town

[ February 8, 2014 11:00 am to February 12, 2014 5:00 pm. ] As one of the Danish contributions to Cape Town as World Design Capital in 2014, we are proud to inform that the exhibition ”Copenhagen Solutions” will be on public display in Cape Town from 8th to 12th February 2014 at The Bank, 71- 73 Harrington Street, Cape Town.

5 things Cape Town could learn from Copenhagen

Our Capetonian in Copenhagen, Justine Bell shares her lessons from Copenhagen for Cape Town.

In Photos: Do you love Copenhagen?

We’re in a Copenhagen-mood and interviewing the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen and its the Copenhagen Solutions exhibition in Cape Town. Our favourite photos of Copenhagen by Andrew Brauteseth is a reason to be in a Copenhagen-mood at any time

All Eyes on Sochi

As the Winter Olympics prepares to kick off in Sochi, Future Cape Town takes a look at the best writing around on this year’s controversial host city.

Book Review – Lagos: A Cultural and Historical Companion by Kaye Whiteman

The challenges of living in Lagos are widely anthologised, so why would anyone choose to live there? Kaye Whiteman’s book starts to answer this question.

Dear World, Meet Johannesburg.

As a Joburger, I stopped feeling the need to defend my city to other South Africans and the world at large. It’s all there. All of its richness, golden energy and delights. It’s skylines, it’s nature, it’s ever-changing landscape, it’s energy and its technology. It’s there to defend it self without saying a word.
Maybe it’s time you got to know the real Johannesburg.

The Cities This Week: Edition 51

News and views from cities around the world this week.