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WDC2014 Walking Tour: Design a liveable city

[ January 25, 2014; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] World Design Capital, Cape Town 2014 is here! Let’s kick it off with our “Design a liveable city” walking tour, by experience how our cities can use design as a tool to make them great places to live.

Shipping containers and the pop up city

[ December 16, 2013; 9:00 pm; 9:00 pm; ] Shipping containers, a creative solution to pop-up city projects

This week on Metropolist: A museum for Africa

[ December 10, 2013; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] In Episode 2 of Metropolist we interview part of the team that will be bringing to life, the planned Museum of Contemporary Art Africa to be housed in the Grain Silo building at the Waterfront.

EXHIBITION: Visions of The Fringe

[ November 7, 2013 5:00 pm to November 8, 2013 3:00 pm. ] The UCT third year architecture students are having an exhibition of their final year work on 7 & 8 November 2013 at Selections Warehouse at Wembly Square in Gardens.

Future of Transport: 2013 to 2030

[ November 2, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Future Cape Town presents the 3rd BOLD CITY conference —an exciting forum, bringing the public closer to the ideas which could shape the future of our cities. Highlighting important, challenging, inspirational and practical ideas, the event will include presentations, discussions, workshops and networking opportunities.

Walk & Bus into the Future: A Future Cape Town Walking Tour

[ October 19, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. ] On Saturday, 19 October, Future Cape Town welcomes everybody to join us on moving conversation inspired by Cape Town’s existing transport system and its potential.

Architecture, power and the secrets of the city: A Future Cape Town Walking Tour

[ September 15, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Join Future Cape Town’s Brett Petzer as we travel through time, and take a walking tour of the most beautiful buildings in the city,with a narrative based on phases of Cape Town’s planning history. The tour aims to ‘unflatten’ the Cape Town we see by looking at the history of power that made the collection of historic buildings that enrich this Station and Parliament precincts today, and the spaces in between.

Architecture Open Studio 2013

[ August 27, 2013; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. August 29, 2013; 4:00 pm to 6:00 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.

Designing Better Cities: Our next #CityTalk

[ August 21, 2013; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Our cities are in a constant process of being designed. Whether directly, by professionals or government or indirectly by communities, the decisions citizens make and even cultural events. With cities facing rapid urbanisation, design and design thinking has a leading role to play if we are to understand how we can design our cities to not only accommodate more people, but to do so in a sustainable way. A way which supports the economy, and leverages this opportunity, rather than collapsing under its burden and challenges.

Open City 2013: Future Cape Town mini-conference

[ August 24, 2013; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] OPEN CITY, a Future Cape Town mini-conference at City Hall on the 24th Aug: Tickets now available!

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