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Architecture Open Studios 2014

[ August 19, 2014; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. August 20, 2014; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The Architecture Open Studio invites people into architect’s offices to show them how architects work and the interesting environments in which design takes place – an opportunity to view building projects, models, presentations and design work, and interact with practicing architects.

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This Wednesday: Film Screening of AFRICA SHAFTED

[ May 21, 2014; 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Join our co-design workshop and free film screening of AFRICA SHAFTED on Wednesday 21 May.

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WDC2014: Power of Film programme released

[ May 14, 2014 7:00 pm to May 23, 2014 11:00 pm. ] Does art of film have the power to transform lives and communities? From Johannesburg to Cape Town and even further afield the project will engage with some of the most talented Africans in the creative arts and design to celebrate and explore, “How design thinking could help harness emergent innovation across African film Production, Exhibition and Distribution to bridge divides and transform lives and communities in Africa and beyond?”.

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WDC2014 Walking Tour: Urban Art

[ May 8, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Join us next Thursday 8 May 2014 for a WDC Walking Tour through the CBD looking at art in our urban landscape.

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Have your say at the Future Foreshore Exhibition

[ April 14, 2014 10:00 am to April 25, 2014 6:00 pm. ] The Your City Idea installation, a shortlisted World Design Capital 2014 project, will stand in the City Hall from 14-25 April as part of the Future Foreshore Exhibition .The exhibition includes Cape Town Partnership and Future Cape Town to facilitate public engagement with current developments and the future of the foreshore.

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Temporary Cities: Our next #CityTalk

[ April 16, 2014; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The temporary city phenomenon is quite recent. Changing economic conditions combined with changing cultural conditions has, for many cities, left unused space.

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The Gates, Central Park, New York City, 2005 
Photo: Wolfgang Volz

Art in Urban Spaces: Our next #CityTalk

[ March 19, 2014; 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] It is well known that cities are ripe spaces for public art. By utilizing buildings, parks, and other city features as their canvases, artists are given the advantage of constant visibility and interaction with passersby. But what can public art do for a city that art housed by private institutions can not?

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WDC2014 Walking Tour: City Design and Architecture

[ March 6, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Following on from our previous design tours, join our urban experience this First Thursday, through interesting streets, spaces and buildings, that show how design affects our lives, and how we can lobby for better design.

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Designing our city beyond 2010: #WDC2014 tour

[ March 1, 2014; 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. ] #WDC2014 is here and our design walking tour is about designing our city beyond 2010. How do we connect Cape Town Stadium, the Green Point Common and Park, Waterfront, City Centre, and surrounds into one connected urban fabric?

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Are cities the next big thing or just a fad?

[ February 19, 2014; 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Are cities being over discussed and just the latest fad? Join #CityTalk as we discuss whether the spotlight on cities will make way for another trendy topic in the future.