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Placemaking & Seattle

This great little video touches on the idea of placemaking, specifically with opportunities for better “place” in Seattle. The points mentioned are worth noting, and can certainly be applicable to other cities, including Cape Town. At the heart of placemaking is creating places for people to use and interact. One of the people featured in […]

Future Cities: Re-imagining the City critically (Part 1)

Re-imagining the city can be a provocation to reconsider and expand the range of possibilities for a city in the future and could open the door to a fundamentally critical view of the existing city. Peter Marcuse, a Professor at Columbia University explores.

What If – we created the rules for our way of living?

What If is a week long series showcasing some of the imaginative work produced by the UCT Architecture Masters graduates of 2012.
Edition 5: rules for infrastructure, for a new way of living.

What If – our spaces near the water became more public?

What If is a week long series showcasing some of the imaginative work produced by the UCT Architecture Masters graduates of 2012
Edition 4: The public spaces near our water.

What If – our harbour and waterfront told new stories?

What If is a week long series showcasing some of the imaginative work produced by the UCT Architecture Masters graduates of 2012.
Edition 3: What if our harbour and waterfront told new stories?

Cape Town cruise terminal approved

Cape Town could see a new cruise terminal developed at Table Bay Harbour by 2015.

What If – we take back our quarrys?

What If is a week long series showcasing some of the imaginative work produced by the UCT Architecture Masters graduates of 2012.
Edition 2: Taking back our quarrys.

Why Oscar Niemeyer Matters

Why Oscar Niemeyer Matters: a tribute to a master of modernism (1907 – 2012)

R1.5 billion vision unveiled for Cape Town’s Artscape Opera House complex

2020 Vision for Cape Town’s Artscape Opera House to transform the 41-year-old complex into an iconic cultural precinct and one of the largest in Africa.

The Artscape Centre as a pedestrian sees it

Artscape and the Future

What would a better Artscape look like? Brett Petzer explores the possibilities of a different future for Cape Town’s Opera House.

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