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Love/Hate London

“There has probably never been a city that has excited so much of the extremes of abuse and affection as London”. Francesca Perry considers the love/hate relationship that many of Londoners have with their city.

The Cities This Week: Edition 53

News from cities around the world. This week we cover Bangkok, Lagos, New York, Abuja, Cape Town, Johannesburg and London.

Sea Point: can the reallest Atlantic suburb hold its own against gentrification?

Gentrification cannot be fought – but it can be bullied into a different shape. A look at where the working class live in Sea Point, and how the resilience they confer on the suburb can be kept and bolstered

Are cities the next big thing or just a fad?

[ February 19, 2014; 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Are cities being over discussed and just the latest fad? Join #CityTalk as we discuss whether the spotlight on cities will make way for another trendy topic in the future.

‘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.

Future of Cape Town officially compromised: Is Wescape a band-aid solution?

Recently, the future of Cape Town was officially compromised when the seemingly concrete decision of resisting urban sprawl by retaining the integrity of Cape Town’s urban edge was reversed by Anton Bredell, Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning. The edge of Cape Town has now officially been pushed out to encompass lands on the Cape Farms area.

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