On Friday 15th of November, The Greater Tygerberg Partnership closed the Design the City series of seminars with a session mostly focused on the Eastern and Southern area, that is; Bellville central and the UWC/ CPUT “Mega-campus”.
Young people are the future of cities, but how are they being empowered, inspired and connected to transform and shape our cities.
The South African City Futures Project is a collaborative research project led by the South African Cities Network (SACN), in conjunction with the African Centre for Cities, Architects’ Collective and various partners.
The project is funded by the Johannesburg Development Agency and the Nelson Mandela Bay Development Agency.
The project is headed by Osmond Lange Architects & [...]
Today at 19:00 GMT + 2, Future Cape Town will launch the first live broadcast of Metropolist, a weekly radio show exploring the people and stories which are shaping our cities.
The City of Cape Town adopted the re-blocking policy on 5 November after an announcement by Councillor Thandeka Gqada, Mayoral Committee Member for Human Settlements, City of Cape Town.
How would you design the Western area of the Voortrekker Road corridor? On November 12th, the Future Cape Town team attended the first of three “Design the City” seminars.
In early 2012, the City of Cape Town tasked the Mayoral Urban Regeneration Programme (MURP) with resuscitating areas which had suffered under years of urban decay through efforts focused on improving safety and security, the quality of life and rectifying various socio-economic ills left behind in the wake of apartheid. We reflect on the opportunities and challenges of this massive task.
Future Cape Town hosted its 4th summit on the topic: The long and short of better streets with Open Streets Cape Town. The aim of this summit was to discuss creative ways for Cape Town to manage and design its streets to have a sense of identity and existence apart from their role as simple transport routes.
Calling all urban planners and designers of the public realm! It’s time to turn the traditional planning process on its head! Want to liven up the planning process? Well pop a ‘Pop-Up’ into it and see what happens.
The Company Gardens is one of 11 public parks in the City of Cape Town, that is the first to be reviewed in a series of articles. While on a tandem bike, Anade Situma and friend Thandi, discover the people, spaces, places and history that make the Company Gardens a fascinating part of Cape Town’s past, present and future.