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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Designing public space in the information age: Interview with Marco Lampugnani

Marco Lampugnani discusses with us the challenges of design for urban commons

Rotterdam: Story of an Open City

‘This is a city haunted by the past, nostalgic for the future and unable to live in the present.’ This opening message demonstrates the polemic of Rotterdam, the Netherlands’ ‘second city’.

Inspiring Change for Regenerative Cities

The world is undergoing the largest wave of urban growth in human history. For the first time in history, more than half of the world’s population is living in towns and cities and the number of urban residents is growing by nearly 60 million every year.

Crowdsourcing for the City: 10 challenges Capetonians think design can solve.

At the 2012 Design Indaba Expo in Cape Town, the 2014 World Design Capital stand has been one of the key attractions at the event, calling on Capetonians to answer the question: “What does design need to solve for you?”.
We interviewed Lianne Burton of the Cape Town Partnership about the stand.
What is the aim and purpose […]