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MEDIA RELEASE: Future Cape Town and BLOK collaborate to improve public spaces

CAPE TOWN, 16 June 2015

BLOK apartment developers has partnered with Future Cape Town on placemaking initiatives in the Atlantic Seaboard of Cape Town.

The Future Cape Town placemaking team is led by senior researcher, Brett Petzer

Future placemaking interventions being explored include the Sea Point library square and Sea Point Promenade.

BLOK apartment developers has partnered with Future […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Future Cape Town announces Advisory Board

Cape Town 28 May 2015.

Future Cape Townannouncesthe formation of its Advisory board comprising leading minds from different disciplinestoprovide guidance on the future direction of the organisation.

Future Cape Town announces its Advisory board and their role inside the organisation
The Advisory Board comprises 5 individuals from the field of architecture, urban design  communication, attractions management and finance.

Future Cape […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Future Cape Town hosts international architects

On Wednesday 13 May, Future Cape Town, and its Young Urbanists members hosted two internationally renowned architects; Alfredo Brillembourg of Urban-Think Tank (U-TT) and Luyanda Mpahlwa of DesignSpaceAfrica at the public lecture: ‘Housing and Educating the future’. The event, which trended nationally on Twitter, drew a crowd of close to 150 students, architects, urbanists and members of the public. It took place at a new exhibition space on Harrington Street.

MEDIA RELEASE: Future Cape Town ranked 77 on global sustainability influencer list

09 February 2015
Future Cape Town, a platform for dialogue on Cape Town’s urban future, has been ranked no. 77 on the Future Cities Top 500 list of urban sustainability influencers according to the SustMeme rankings.

The global Future Cities Top 500 leaderboard was released on Thursday 5 February 2015 and is updated weekly
Future Cape Town was […]

Department of Design opens in Cape Town

From 8-26 of July, the event Department of Design will be open to the public. Department of Design is envisioned as a space where individuals of every discipline can meet for idea sharing and creative collaboration.

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Job: Event and Exhibition Manager

Organisation: Our Future Cities NPO
Job: Event and Exhibition Manager- Cape Town, South Africa
When: A fixed term contract of 2.5 months,  full time and commencing mid May
What is Our Future Cities?
Our Future Cities NPO is an independent nonprofit organisation working to build a democracy around the future of cities. Our network is made up of Future […]

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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”.


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.


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.


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.