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Future Cape Town comment on the proposed masterplan for Kruskal Avenue

City of Cape Town calls for public comment on new design concept for upgrading Kruskal Avenue pedestrian corridor. Future Cape Town offered a four themed commentary regarding vision, research and information, cultural and community, and finally physical infrastructure needing addressing.

Report | Church Square : Empowering Public Life

What is the future of Church Square? Read the Future Cape Town report, using 11 criteria to evaluate the space and make recommendations to reimagine and redesign the public space into the future.

Design Competition reimagines Sea Point Library square : An interview with the winning team, Craft of Architecture (CoA)

Craft of Architecture (CoA), a local design firm won the design competition to reimagine and redesign the Sea Point Library square. Read our interview with Michal Korycki.

How will the public space at Cape Town station change? Unpacking the R1 billion development plan

Cape Town Station will undergo a third major upgrade for R1 billion. Read the analysis of the precinct to know how the forecourt as a public space will change.

Future Cape Town releases position statement on Cape Town Stadium

Future Cape Town has today released its formal Position Statement on Cape Town Stadium and the Green Point Urban Park in relation to the business plan and related proposals as part of the public participation process that ends on 31 March 2013.

WATCH : A time-lapse of the wednesday market at the Grand Parade

Watch this timelapse of the Wednesday Market at the Grand Parade, one of the oldest public spaces in South Africa.

Rotterdam to Cape Town : an interview with Hedwig Crooijmans-Lemmer | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Future Cape Town hears about how public spaces compare between Cape Town and Rotterdam from the dutch born Hedwig Crooijmans-Lemmer

Who owns the space? A collaborative future for public spaces | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

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 – King’s Cross: an urban transformation in London focused on people | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Watch how a new urban development in London prioritises public space over architecture. The story of King’s Cross.

Design by activism: How we can use our public spaces to create change | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

We look back on our the event on the role and impact of activism in the shaping of the future of public spaces in South Africa.