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
[ 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.
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 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.
News and views from cities around the world this week.
[ 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.
Our Capetonian in Copenhagen, Justine Bell shares her lessons from Copenhagen for Cape Town.
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.
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.
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.