The founder of London’s The School of Life Alain de Botton presents a manifesto that explains how to make attractive cities in 6 fundamental rules.
Thousands of residents across Cape Town recently flocked to Langa to walk its storied streets. Crime fears were allayed as visitors from the city’s more affluent suburbs walked the streets in safety. They form part of the Open Streets movement that fosters diverse community interaction in urban areas, designating the street as a positive social space.
Future Cape Town asks Twitter how the industrial neighbourhood of Paarden Eiland can reinvent itself to contribute to the future of the city.
Photojournalist Ashraf Hendricks captures Cape Town in the midst of celebration and ceremony. His fantastical snaps presents the real city, in an almost imaginary fashion.
[ March 9, 2015 6:00 am to March 14, 2015 8:00 pm. ] Rashiq Fataar has a chat with the Infecting The City curator, Jay Pather about this year’s event and the lessons thus far.
Zahira Asmal, the director of DESIGNING_SOUTHAFRICA has announced the construction of an urban pavilion to be designed by world-renowned architect David Adjaye OBE.
With the Newlands pool back in the news, Rashiq Fataar wonders whether we are missing the real question, in tackling the challenge of sports facilities in Cape Town.
While Cape Town’s reign as World Design Capital has been passed on to Taipei, there is no reason to stop designing. From Chicago to Dakar, organisations and institutions are encouraging students and urbanists from around the world to tackle relevant and pressing issues.
We round up some of the best writing on London’s proposed ‘garden bridge’ project in light of last night’s planning approval decision at Westminster.