Watch : Is Blikkiesdorp Home ? The issues around a controversial Temporary Relocation Area | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
Is Blikkiesdorp Home? explores the several issues the residents of Blikkiesdorp are facing and their struggle to have access to more information concerning a future relocation.
Why we need to shift our thinking about the Philippi Horticultural Area : A new model for creating a future Cape Town| FUTURE CAPE TOWN
The Philippi Horticultural Area is a unique opportunity to pave a better future for greater Cape Town in regards to job security, education, food production, innovative farming methods, and environmental sustainability.
In this week’s voices of the city, we hear from local urban designer Azraa Rawoot.
“Co-creating the future of housing South Africa” successfully engaged dialogue among government officials, private sector designers, and NGO leaders in the housing industry to collaboratively form key lessons to move forward South Africa’s housing crisis.
In May 2013 Professor Vanessa Watson from the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics and the City and Regional Planning programme gave a presentation at the Institute of Architects as part of a public debate surrounding the Wescape development. Given the recent public debate surrounding the development we share her 10 reasons why the Wescape development would be a complete disaster.
The City of Cape Town’s Council has given its in-principle approval for the granting of long-term rights (25 years) to use, control and/or manage a 7 385 m² gravel overflow-parking site next to the Cape Town Stadium on Granger Bay Boulevard.
The market rental value of this property is estimated to be either an upfront payment […]
The third and final ‘The Future of Public Space’ discussed the control and ownership of public spaces with experts to analyse the current and potential roles for stakeholders to deliver better public spaces.
Watch how a new urban development in London prioritises public space over architecture. The story of King’s Cross.
Wescape: Why build a new city for 800, 000 people more than 40km away from Cape Town? | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
The City of Cape Town has approved the moving of the urban edge to accommodate the creation of a new city 20 kilometres from Cape Town up the west coast – we explore some of the pressing issues around this development.