[ March 6, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Following on from our previous design tours, join our urban experience this First Thursday, through interesting streets, spaces and buildings, that show how design affects our lives, and how we can lobby for better design.
Riding a bike is a strange thing to do: it’s not just a mode of transport; it’s an economic class you’re entering. And it is an initiation into being treated like you’re invisible, and like your rights are optional – when you’re not being physically threatened
The City Culture Institute in the city of Gdańsk, Poland has brought its Old City Square (also called The Coal Market Square) to life. Previously used as a parking space or occasionally for fairs or concerts, for ten days the square has been turned into a lively, public space designed for people and their needs.
Thomas Heatherwick revealed as the designer for the new ZEITZ Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town, set to open in 2016.
[ March 1, 2014; 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. ] #WDC2014 is here and our design walking tour is about designing our city beyond 2010. How do we connect Cape Town Stadium, the Green Point Common and Park, Waterfront, City Centre, and surrounds into one connected urban fabric?
What has been the legacy of Cape Town’s Fan Walk? How have our citizens appropriated it and what potential does it contain to be the beginning of activating our city at a pedestrian level?
The human scale questions our assumptions about modernity, exploring what happens when we put people into the center of our equations.
We continue our Cycling in the City series but this time we bring it to radio on our Metropolist show.
News from cities around the world. This week we cover Bangkok, Lagos, New York, Abuja, Cape Town, Johannesburg and London.
Gentrification cannot be fought – but it can be bullied into a different shape. A look at where the working class live in Sea Point, and how the resilience they confer on the suburb can be kept and bolstered