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Top 20 articles of 2014

Future Cape Town counts down the most-read articles of 2014. We will continue the countdown until the end of 2014.

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Glasgow adds elevated athletics track to football stadium

Glasgow revealed the city’s spectacular new world-class athletics arena following the stunning transformation of Hampden Park.

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#CityTalk: What is the Legacy of the World Cup?

With the World Cup in full fledge and some controversy associated with it and the 2022 edition, mega events in cities are back on the spot. It is hard to ignore that there has been a gigantic paradigm shift of how these events develop.

Rio Highway Demolish

How to demolish a highway and open a port

WATCH: In 8 seconds, 300 meters of Elevated Perimeter Highway was imploded in Rio De Janeiro. Also learn about the major transformation and integration of the Rio Port area kickstarted by the Olympic Games.

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Cape Town’s newest theatre rising in Langa

During Cape Town’s hosting of the World Design Capital 2014, Langa has been chosen as one of the project areas of the city. Here is a look at the newest theatre in Langa.

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Gallery: Kirstenbosch Treetop Walkway “Boomslang” is open

The much anticipated Boomslang is now open to the public, the wheelchair friendly walkway provides magnificent views from the treetops of Table Mountain and the Cape Flats.

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Brazil’s World Cup Stadia: Go inside

With the Brazil World Cup 2014 just days a way, the excitement is building. Here’s a look inside the stadia.

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WATCH: The Emergent Patterns of Climate Change

What goes into a climate model? Gavin Schmidt looks at how we use past and present data to model potential futures.

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A New Urban Image – what Instagram can tell about a city

Spatial transformations of a city need not only be physical. Sometimes they happen silently, visually, technologically or creatively.What can Instagram tell you about Joburg?

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Who will build Cape Town’s iconic museum, MoCAA: Groundbreaking

How do you turn forty-two vertical concrete tubes into a place to experience contemporary culture? Here is a glimpse in to the construction process of the ZEITS Museum of Contemporary Art Africa to be complete by March 2016.