Future Cape Town is excited to host Adam Beck to present about his work and experiences with gentrification. With examples from North America, the presentation will explore the emerging urban regeneration models.
From township to town : Why plans for Cape Town’s Metro South East could improve city life for millions | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
South African cities can no longer afford isolated and disengaged interventions. How will the investments in the Metro South East build a greater town to township link and improve city life for millions in Cape Town.
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.
National Government and City of Cape Town are collaborating to spatially transform the Voortrekker Road Corridor, an area which has all the ingredients and potential to influence the greater future of Cape Town.
“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.
Mayor Patricia de Lille announces that private sector bids will be invited to resolve the future of the Foreshore Freeways.
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.
We need new terms for co-creating the future of Cape Town : Re-thinking the sale of the Tafelberg site
The submission by Future Cape Town with regards to the call for comments on the property disposal of the Tafelberg site by the Western Cape Government.
FUTURE LAGOS | Interview with Kolade Akiyode: Inclusive urban management – A case for street traders’ survival
“Street trading acts as a crucial source of income for large numbers of the urban poor but the management of street trading activities by constituted authority is typically hostile, therefore hampering their ability to operate.”
Urban designer and researcher Kolade Akiyode asserts the virtue of inclusive governance for street trading and the informal economy.
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