Reflecting on a 3 month stay in Lisbon, Janine Loubser, an urban planner returns to Cape Town, with inspiring ideas and lessons for the Mother City (Part 2).
French artist JR, uses huge photos of the faces and eyes of local women on houses in Rio’s favelas, to promote the key role of women in society.
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.
This weeks voice of the city is Thozama Mputa, a visual artist who explores a variety of techniques in her visual arts pieces, specifically experimenting with these in her portraiture.
This week we meet with Boeta Phyf, a Cape Town based ‘3D graffiti’ artist whose pieces are influenced by “ South African culture, with the key ingredient being Cape Town chutney”.
Dele Adeyemo (Pidgin Perfect) recently visited Lagos and rediscovered the emerging and growing creative scene. Together with a team, he is mapping creative spaces, giving an insight to how creative spaces are transforming the city landscape.
Building with plastic waste: a public art installation in Cape Town
Young architects at the University of Cape Town present design concepts for expansion of the South African National Gallery in Cape Town.