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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | What does the future hold for the iconic wetland, Princess Vlei?

The decision of building a mall on Princess Vlei was overturn a year ago by the City of Cape Town. This article aims to find out what happened since then and what the future hold for this iconic wetland.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Voices of the City: Rafeeqah Galant

This week we meet Rafeeqah Galant, a producer and writer based in Cape Town.

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FUTURE LAGOS | The Youthful Cities Index: lessons for and from Cape Town

Lagos is the top African city on the Youthful Cities Index for entrepreneurship, and Casablanca for financial services. Sibusiso Tshabalala considers what Cape Town can learn from them, and what the Index missed in Cape Town.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Can a game help plan the future of a township?

A group of local stakeholders in Cape Town, aim for collaborative solutions by engaging with design of the Khayelitsha Business District, using a game called Play Khayelitsha.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Watch: Re-Imagining the Civic Commons

What is the future of the civic commons in our cities? How can we better leverage these shared public assets to make our cities more economically competitive, livable, and just? A panel in New York unravel some of the issues faced when breathing life into public space.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How a building can communicate the spatial and social violence in South Africa

A young architect confronts the social and spatial inequality that still plagues the city by proposing an evocative experience through design of the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | The future of Woodstock: A review of the Change by Design workshop

Claire du Trevou reports from the ‘Change by design’ workshop hosted by Architects Sans Frontiers UK and Development Action Group (DAG), which put the regeneration of Woodstock under the microscope.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Interview: Working in Lagos. Making Lagos work. (Part 1)

Robert van Kats and Remco Rolvink discuss solutions for a leading African city and how the DASUDA are starting to take action.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Voices of the City: Yazeed Kamaldien

This week’s Voice of the City is Cape Town-based journalist and photographer, Yazeed Kamaldien, who is at the heart of reporting major news in Cape Town and the world.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Why all cities should have a Department of Food

Swathes of US society are affected by a key oversight in planning, the lack of a local food policy. Low-income households especially face the harsh consequences of scant access to sustainable, healthy food. Should we have a Department of Food?