As beautiful as it is,Cape Town Stadium sits as an ornamental piece of architecture excluded from everyday living. How do we plan to use the stadium beyond soccer games and how does it become rooted as an anchor in a vibrant hub?
What has been the legacy of Cape Town’s Fan Walk? How have our citizens appropriated it and what potential does it contain to be the beginning of activating our city at a pedestrian level?
After a comprehensive public participation process about the Cape Town Stadium business plan and proposed operating model, a public-private partnership model was approved in Council, but finding the document was not so easy.
Future Cape Town welcomes the City of Cape Town’s proposed Business plan for Cape Town Stadium and Green Point Park, as a step forward in the future viability of the stadium and greater precinct.
How can we re-imagine the true extent of the term “multi-purpose” for a modern day stadium?
Plans for Cape Town Stadium’s sustained financial viability
Robert Bowen explores the possibility of housing around Cape Town, combining the past, present and future.
The existing Stadium Uses permitted in terms of the ROD and Zoning Scheme (LUPO) approvals limit any form of commercialisation, specifically not allowing for stand-alone commercial and retail outlets, commercial parking and hiring out of commercial office space to Third Parties.
Metropolis: A fascinating discussion between Luyanda Mphalwa and Mokena Makeka in Design Indaba Magazine
Luyanda Mpahlwa + Mokena Makeka
A fascinating interview in the “Metropolis” edition of Design Indaba Magazine, where two South Africa architects, engage in discussions around an African Architectural language and identity, Cape Town Stadium and the success of Green Point Urban Park, public spaces in township communities and the broader possibilities of African Design.
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A380 over Cape Town Stadium by Ballacorkish on Flickr.A380 flies over Cape Town Stadium