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WATCH: The City is the People

Watch ‘The City is the People’, three short films exploring the street space of Lagos Island submitted as part of the Cinecity Architectural Film Project 2013

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WATCH: How public spaces make cities work

More than 8 million people are crowded together to live in New York City. What makes it possible? In part, it’s the city’s great public spaces — from tiny pocket parks to long waterfront promenades — where people can stroll and play.

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Human Scale to screen at Design Indaba

The human scale questions our assumptions about modernity, exploring what happens when we put people into the center of our equations.

Lagos battles traffic in a unique way

Heavy traffic jams on the roads of Lagos, are one the biggest problems confronting residents. The Ministry of Transport have implemented some unique ways to battle traffic, and surprisingly are coming out on top.

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WATCH: The World Design Capital, Cape Town 2014, by Monocle TV

Have a look on the recent short film of Monocle TV introducing Future Cape Town’s Walking Tour as an official project of the World Design Capital.

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WATCH: “Do it yourself”, a new vision for urban design practice

With World Design Capital, Cape Town 2014 underway, watch alternative urban design practices in American cities exploring inspirational possibilities for your own city.

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WATCH: Why cities need a vision?

“The future of cities is essential to the future of nature on earth.” says ecologist Eric Sanderson.

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Lagos, Africa’s Big Apple?

The Lagos State Government is keen to portray a Lagos that is the ultimate metropolis but what is your experience of Lagos?

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WATCH: How do we extract the maximum legacy from major events?

A video interview series by Future Cape Town, shot in 2011, unpacking the concept of liveability under various themes including the definition of liveability, transport, events, densification, tourism and urban form.

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WATCH: Densification. How do we get it right?

A video interview series by Future Cape Town, shot in 2011, unpacking the concept of liveability under various themes including the definition of liveability, transport, events, densification, tourism and urban form.