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Darren Blair

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Voices of the City: Darren Blair

Our voice of the city this week is a passionate about Cape Town, traveling & commuter cycling through the city who currently works as the Sales and Client Service Manager for Blok, Darren Blair.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | A vision for a new port precinct in Cape Town

A bold new vision for re-establishing the city’s links with the sea – will it be implemented, and if so, how will it work for all Capetonians?

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Why architects must do more to improve housing for the future city

From Cape Town to Caracas. An open public lecture, entitled Housing and Education the Future, bought together two inspiring architects to share their work in informal settlements and fragile contexts.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | PRASA upgrades the old apartheid concourse at Cape Town station

The upgraded Parade Concourse at Cape Town Station was recently unveiled.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How to Make an Attractive City

The founder of London’s The School of Life Alain de Botton presents a manifesto that explains how to make attractive cities in 6 fundamental rules.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN |Meet Alfredo Brillembourg of Urban-Think Tank

Future Cape Town speaks with Alfredo Brillembourg, the Venezuelan architect founder of Urban-Think Tank who talks about the challenges in emergent urbanism and his projects in 2015 .

Francesca Perry

FUTURE LONDON | Voices of the City: Francesca Perry

Our voice of the city this week is Francesca Perry- editor, writer and young urbanist based in London.

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FUTURE LONDON | Village in the City: A view from Kuala Lumpur

Future London contributor Jacob Bielecki explores the neighbourhood of Kampung Baru in Kuala Lumpur and discovers a tableau of stark architectural and urban design contrasts which speak to the complexities and contradictions of Malaysia’s urban development.

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City as a Vision: What will future cities look like?

[ September 19, 2014 8:00 am to February 22, 2015 8:00 am. September 19, 2014 8:00 am to February 22, 2015 8:00 am. ] What will cities look like in the future? The upcoming exhibition City as a Vision by the FRAC Centre, through six thematic sections, along with a hundred or so scale models, drawings, and photomontages, the exhibition focuses on giving an overview of this search for new territories and urban configurations capable of welcoming future city-dwellers.

Lagos Wide and Close – An Interactive Journey into an Exploding City

Rem Koolhaas’ groundbreaking interactive documentary about Lagos is now online. Explore two perspectives on the sprawling African metropolis.