On Friday 15th of November, The Greater Tygerberg Partnership closed the Design the City series of seminars with a session mostly focused on the Eastern and Southern area, that is; Bellville central and the UWC/ CPUT “Mega-campus”.
Cape Town’s Werdmuller Centre, an iconic modernist building designed by renowned architect, urbanist and teacher, Roelof Uytenbogaardt, is under threat of demolition.
How would you design the Western area of the Voortrekker Road corridor? On November 12th, the Future Cape Town team attended the first of three “Design the City” seminars.
From Paris to Cape Town, Montreal to Singapore, here are some cities embracing nature through their project.
Future Cape Town hosted its 4th summit on the topic: The long and short of better streets with Open Streets Cape Town. The aim of this summit was to discuss creative ways for Cape Town to manage and design its streets to have a sense of identity and existence apart from their role as simple transport routes.
Calling all urban planners and designers of the public realm! It’s time to turn the traditional planning process on its head! Want to liven up the planning process? Well pop a ‘Pop-Up’ into it and see what happens.
A city is activated through its people. Through it’s energy along the streets. And this energy, is sourced from the human scale – not a vehicular one.
The Company Gardens is one of 11 public parks in the City of Cape Town, that is the first to be reviewed in a series of articles. While on a tandem bike, Anade Situma and friend Thandi, discover the people, spaces, places and history that make the Company Gardens a fascinating part of Cape Town’s past, present and future.
Cities need to learn to operate alongside natural environments and cherish its natural heritage. Join us for our monthly #citytalk event to discuss how cities and nature have been relating in the past decades and what solutions are being offered in cities around the globe.
Several months ago, the Central City Improvement District (CCID) conducted the Central City Residential Survey, polling over 200 residents of Cape Town’s CBD. They’ve released the results of the survey in part as a fairly awesome infographic, which you should check out right now. The infographic will apear in the CCID publication, City Views Oct/Nov2013