In this week’s voices of the city, we hear from local young architect Andrew Turpin.
The World Bank will help the City of Cape Town work on a development strategy for the Athlone Power Station site to create a mixed-use area.
A fascinating montage of commentary on the issues of urbanity, history and identity in Africa commissioned by the International Architectural Biennale Rotterdam (IABR-2016- The Next Economy).
Professor Vanessa Watson of the UCT City and Regional Planning programme shares 10 reasons why the Wescape development would be a complete disaster for Cape Town.
Habitat III will introduce a document called the New Urban Agenda that’ll effectively guide the future of urbanisation policy for all UN member states. Cris Robertson explores this agenda revealing that although its content bay be groundbreaking, it is not legally binding. Begging one to question how much action will governments take if there are no consequences if they don’t.
This week we meet Cape Town photographer Johnny Miller, who has a keen sense of observing the world around him, and in his own words, isn’t afraid of much.
“Lagos could do with an adaptive traffic control system, as its traffic wardens and signal infrastructure are over-burdened by congestion and rush-hour travel.”
Rush hour traffic on Ikorodu Road, Lagos
Road traffic management is an important point of discussion in many cities around the world. We investigate global developments in congestion reduction and makes suggestions on how some […]
Image Credit: Jason D’ Great via Flickr.com
The tender for the provision of tuk-tuk public transport services was issued on Friday 15 April 2016 by Transport for Cape Town, the City’s transport authority.
‘We want to use this tender process to appoint public transport operators who will operate 80 tuk-tuk vehicles across eight areas in Cape Town […]
The second event in the series ‘The future of public space’ will consider the role and impact of activism in the shaping the future of public spaces in South Africa and the potential for sustainable, long-term, systemic change.
The city council’s mayoral committee has adopted a new, long-term spatial and transport plan aimed at making the city more compact, denser and concentrated around efficient and affordable public transport.