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The architectural potential of plastic waste showcased through the night lighting of the installation.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Can plastic waste be the answer to low-cost housing?

Building with plastic waste: a public art installation in Cape Town

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | 3 ideas to expand the South African National Art Gallery in Cape Town

Young architects at the University of Cape Town present design concepts for expansion of the South African National Gallery in Cape Town.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Voices of the City: Darren Blair

Our voice of the city this week is a passionate about Cape Town, traveling & commuter cycling through the city who currently works as the Sales and Client Service Manager for Blok, Darren Blair.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | 5 South African architecture firm entries for the Guggenheim Helsinki

We take a look at some of the proposals by South African architecture firms for the proposed Guggenheim museum in Helsinki.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How our cities could be safer for women and girls

How can we improve safety in cities for women and girls? We chat to young female urbanists about their ideas.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How to co-design the future of public space? A case from Milan.

It is a web-platform with a square, and a square with a web-platform

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | What if we converted Olympic venues into schools?

It is not enough to build temporary Olympic stadia and arena to lower the costs of mega-events . Rio de Janeiro is going one step further.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | What does the future hold for the iconic wetland, Princess Vlei?

The decision of building a mall on Princess Vlei was overturn a year ago by the City of Cape Town. This article aims to find out what happened since then and what the future hold for this iconic wetland.

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FUTURE JOHANNESBURG | Interview with Tariq Toffa

Future Cape Town speaks with Tariq Toffa, South African architect and lecturer in the architecture department at the University of Johannesburg , about main the challenges for urban planning in South Africa and his current projects in 2015 .

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Can a game help plan the future of a township?

A group of local stakeholders in Cape Town, aim for collaborative solutions by engaging with design of the Khayelitsha Business District, using a game called Play Khayelitsha.