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Future Cape Town and Blok PARK(let) competition

Future Cape Town and Blok are proud to announce Parklet design competition winner, Jaun Van Wyk.

Future Cape Town and BLOK collaborate to improve public spaces

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

Future Cape Town announces Advisory Board

Future Cape Town announces the formation of its Advisory board comprising leading minds from different disciplines to provide guidance on the future direction of the organisation.

Future Cape Town hosts international architects

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

Future Cape Town ranked 77 on global sustainability influencer list

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.

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.

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

Future Cape Town launched the first live broadcast of Metropolist, a weekly radio show exploring the people and stories which are shaping our cities.

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.