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.
[ 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.
Rem Koolhaas’ groundbreaking interactive documentary about Lagos is now online. Explore two perspectives on the sprawling African metropolis.
A powerful anti-poaching installation by artist Andre Carl is constructed on the Sea Point Promenade as part of the City’s public art program called art54.
An photo diary of the Alexander Forbes Headquarters building in Sandton, Johannesburg
Read here about Department of Design’s exciting series of free public lectures, starting on Wednesday, July 9th at the Provenance Auction House in Gardens.
This week, we interview Papa Omotayo, Architect and Lagos resident for 9 years.
What are some ways in which downtown Cape Town can be re-imagined? A few key changes could fundamentally change the way the Cape Town bowl is integrated in with the harbour and sea. WATCH this bold idea to reclaim the harbour.
What is the legacy of the World Cup on South Africa? We review responses from our participants who participated in last week’s #CityTalk.
How do you undo centuries of inequality? How do you overturn an inequality so ingrained in a culture that it manifests itself physically – in the architecture of its homes and in the misshapen nature of its cities?