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EVENT : The Future of Public Space I : African cities and public spaces

Future Cape Town, and the Urban Design Institute of South Africa (UDISA) present the event series ‘The future of public space’. On Monday, 04 April, the first series will be held at 71 Hout st and will address the topic of the Future of Public Space through presentations, short films, and a panel discussion.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Photo Essay : Partially Nomad, the unseen African cities

Dave Robertson is a self-taught visual artist, born in Zimbabwe, based in Cape Town . His photographic work is primarily a form of social commentary.

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WATCH: How African cities have grown over 200 years

Watch how some of Africa’s largest and most important cities have grown in the last 150 to 200 years in just over 30 seconds. Recognise anything interesting in how your city has grown?

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The Cities This Week: Edition 46

News and views from cities around the word this week.

Hundreds of Brazilian security officers, backed by armoured vehicles and helicopters, have occupied 12 shanty towns in Rio de Janeiro. Source: AP

The Cities This Week: Edition 36

News and views from cities around the world this week.

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The Cities This Week: Edition 32

News and views from cities around the world this week.

Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP

The Cities This Week: Edition 29

News and views from cities around the world this week.

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The Cities This Week: Edition 28

News and views from cities around the world this week.

Source: AFP

The Cities This Week: Edition 26

News and views from cities around the world this week.

Source: Rex Features/ The Telegraph

The Cities This Week: Edition 25

News and views from cities around the world this week.