Beyond Day Zero, a new model of government is needed that can go beyond the blame-game, and start shift the paradigm from one of bulk services, to one of decentralised water collection, treatment, use and re-use.
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The water crisis in Cape Town has raised some serious questions about the future of the city. In this interview with Rebecca Cameron, we look at where how Cape Town could transition towards a more water secure future.
How can we get the private sector to develop affordable housing? This was the central question of Kate Hogarth’s masters thesis in City and Regional Planning.
A much needed city vision is being created for Philippi in the Cape Town area. Claire du Trevou questions how informality will be included in this new approach.
Future Cape Town recently attended a workshop in the Philippi Horticultural Area (PHA) where we learned about its aquifer and the role its farmers play in providing food security for the City of Cape Town.
A review of the lecture by Adam Beck on driving collaboration to achieve Urban Regeneration.
Watch this timelapse of the Wednesday Market at the Grand Parade, one of the oldest public spaces in South Africa.
The coming Habitat III proposal : National Urban Policy Commissions, seen as being a potential solution to apply a multi-level governance to tackle climate change.
A fascinating montage of commentary on the issues of urbanity, history and identity in Africa commissioned by the International Architectural Biennale Rotterdam (IABR-2016- The Next Economy).