This week we meet Fred Viljoen, a Cape Town designer whose love for nature and appreciation of beauty translates to his creative and energetic work.
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 […]
[ April 26, 2016; 10:00 am; ] A number of City and provincial-owned properties close to the economic opportunities of the central city have recently been earmarked for sale. This sparked renewed discussions on the privatisation of public land. Sean Dayton explores the reasons why this is such an important issue.
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.
A photographic exhibition of Chinese urbanism in Africa. This exhibition was open to the public with the aims of broadening one’s knowledge on the China-Africa relationship with regards to the impact China has on the African continent.
Our team reflects on Architizer’s “10 Firms to Watch in 2016” and discuss how the ideas projected by 5 of these firms could provide us with a glimpse into the role of architecture in the future. As well as what these ideas could mean for future South African cities.
The future of Salt River: architecture students investigate research platforms for emerging technologies| FUTURE CAPE TOWN
The third year students of the school of architecture at the University of Cape Town spent 2015 envisioning the future of Salt River. Here are some of their findings and design proposals.
This week, Future Cape Town presents its 20 most popular articles of the year 2015. The countdown will continue all week, and #1 will be presented on Thursday.
Our voice of the city this week is the managing director of The City and the founder of DESIGNING_SOUTHAFRICA, Zahira Asmal.