Future Cape Town hears about how public spaces compare between Cape Town and Rotterdam from the dutch born Hedwig Crooijmans-Lemmer
The third and final ‘The Future of Public Space’ discussed the control and ownership of public spaces with experts to analyse the current and potential roles for stakeholders to deliver better public spaces.
Watch how a new urban development in London prioritises public space over architecture. The story of King’s Cross.
Wescape: Why build a new city for 800, 000 people more than 40km away from Cape Town? | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
The City of Cape Town has approved the moving of the urban edge to accommodate the creation of a new city 20 kilometres from Cape Town up the west coast – we explore some of the pressing issues around this development.
This week in we talk to Shuaib Philander, a member of 20sk8, a skate group which was featured in the short film Jas Boude about how he views Cape Town.
FUTURE LAGOS | Interview with Kolade Akiyode: Inclusive urban management – A case for street traders’ survival
“Street trading acts as a crucial source of income for large numbers of the urban poor but the management of street trading activities by constituted authority is typically hostile, therefore hampering their ability to operate.”
Urban designer and researcher Kolade Akiyode asserts the virtue of inclusive governance for street trading and the informal economy.
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Walking the walk of reforming South Africa’s cities : Interview with Barbara Soutworth | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
Urban designer and planner Barbara Southworth asserts the virtue of integrated planning that puts people first in remaking cities.
On May 4th, Future Cape Town and the Urban Design Institute of South Africa, platformed an event to discuss the future of public spaces and the vital role which activism plays to drive it forward.
A supermarket for architecture? In 2015, the collaborative studio, Counterspace hosted a Supermarket – themed architectural exhibition of the WITS and University of Johannesburg’s Schools of Architecture students’ work.