Future London’s newest team member considers how Londoners can enact their right to the city through guerilla gardening.
“How can Khayelitsha develop its city centre?”
Play Khayelitsha, a game developed to bring stakeholders together to re-imagine and re-think the central business district of Cape Town’s largest township, held test sessions during July 2014, to provide further clarity for the relevancy of the method in the Cape Town context.
The subject of focus for the Play the City workshop was the [...]
Here we recap eight of the main ideas of the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP) for transit-oriented development.
Exploring the opportunities and possibilities of collaborative community gardening in Washington D.C.
A preview tour of one of the latest additions to London’s skyline- the Leadenhall Building, more commonly known as ‘The Chessegrater’.
60 million people every year are heading into the cities and the UN estimates the trend is going to continue until 85% of the whole population end up living in the cities. With the vast migration to urban spaces, the challlenge is creating cities that are space efficient and intergrated.
As infrastructure and citizens become more technologically-enabled than ever before, this concept of urban flow becomes easier to measure. The immense amount of data generated in cities can offer us an improved understanding of how everything from water to waste to people to cargo moves around. All these collective actions of the city form part of the urban metabolism.
In Cape Town, markets have grown in popularity in a very short time. From the days of the old car boot sale at Milnerton, to weekly food markets at municipal halls; we’ve now progressed to see a wide variety of different markets. But how can more markets bring Capetonians together as part of their everyday life, and is it something they wish to have?
Two pieces published by the Daily Maverick present the challenging context of urbanisation for African cities. Considering 40% of the continent live in urban areas, what are innovative solutions for such complicated problems and where are the opportunities?
Cape Town’s second OPEN DESIGN event takes place from the 13-23 of August. Check out our list of the top ten studios, discussions, and events that you cannot miss!