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WDC2014 Walking Tour: Architecture, Past and Future

[ February 6, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] World Design Capital, Cape Town 2014 is underway! Join our second Walking Tour of the year, about “Architecture, Past and Future”.

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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.

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Future Cape Town launches Metropolist radio show

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.

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MEDIA STATEMENT: Government should act on call for dialogue about cities

Future Cape Town and Future Johannesburg welcome the recent release of the discussion document “Towards an Integrated Urban Development Framework” by the Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

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Future Cape Town officially on the WDC 2014 programme

Future Cape Town is happy to share that we are officially on the World Design Capital, Cape Town 2014 (WDC2014) programme. Not only has Future Cape Town as an organisation been officially recognised, but so has our Walking Tours and the Your City Idea installation.

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Welcome Future Johannesburg, Future Lagos and Future London

Today, Future Cape Town welcomes Future Johannesburg, Future Lagos and Future London to our family, and the formation of the Our Future Cities Network. The network aims to foster inter-city citizen engagement and create a platform for debate, awareness and action about the urban future of each city.

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Media Alert: Your City Idea installation takes to the streets

The Your City Idea installation, a shortlisted World Design Capital 2014 project, will pop-up on Lower Main Road in Observatory this Saturday.

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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.

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PRESS RELEASE: Cape Town’s streets in the spotlight at Future Cape Town Summit

On Monday 30 September, Future Cape Town will be hosting our 4th summit entitled “The Long and Short of Better Streets” at the Cullinan Hotel in Cape Town. This summit will aim to look at how a city-wide conversation on improved streets, beyond the debate on Long Street, can promote implementation and action. Are we asking the right questions, and do we understand the processes which can lead to action

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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.