"cape town 2014" tag

This Week on Metropolist: Forecasting Africa’s Future

When you read about global change it is often as if Africa were not a part of the world”. What does Africa’s future hold? What tools should we be using to predict the future of our continent?

1-Design Tours

Designing our city beyond 2010: #WDC2014 tour

[ March 1, 2014; 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. ] #WDC2014 is here and our design walking tour is about designing our city beyond 2010. How do we connect Cape Town Stadium, the Green Point Common and Park, Waterfront, City Centre, and surrounds into one connected urban fabric?


This week on Metropolist : GUILD Design Fair

On Metropolist this week, we interview, Trevyn McGowan who believes that, “in the established world of collectible design South Africa has something very new to say”. Listen in as we discuss how to support local design and why the collaboration between international and local design is important for Cape Town and cities as a whole.

Naspers Building punched! Never really noticed this sculpture before but it made for a really cool p

This week on Metropolist: The face of cities

What or who is the face of the city, and how can architecture, tourism, branding and the people of a city contribute positively or negatively to that face? This and more on Metropolist this week.

WDC2014 Walking Tour: Architecture, Past and Future

[ February 6, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] World Design Capital, Cape Town 2014 is underway! Join our second Walking Tour of the year, about “Architecture, Past and Future”.

WDC2014 Walking Tour: Design a liveable city

[ January 25, 2014; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] World Design Capital, Cape Town 2014 is here! Let’s kick it off with our “Design a liveable city” walking tour, by experience how our cities can use design as a tool to make them great places to live.


What are the benefits of being a World Design Capital? #WDC2014 #capetown

As part of the yearlong programme of events, designated WDC cities are mandated to host a calendar of various design-related events. Throughout the course of the year, the WDC Organising Committee (WDCOC) – the working group of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid), work in conjunction with local WDC Project Management teams, to develop project programming, support event planning, promote the WDC Calendar and ensure the integrity of the WDC Brand is maintained at all events.