Claire du Trevou reports from the ‘Change by design’ workshop hosted by Architects Sans Frontiers UK and Development Action Group (DAG), which put the regeneration of Woodstock under the microscope.
The firsts new PRASA commuter trains produced at Alstom’s Lapa plant in Brazil will be ready by the end 2015.
This week’s Voice of the City is Cape Town-based journalist and photographer, Yazeed Kamaldien, who is at the heart of reporting major news in Cape Town and the world.
Swathes of US society are affected by a key oversight in planning, the lack of a local food policy. Low-income households especially face the harsh consequences of scant access to sustainable, healthy food. Should we have a Department of Food?
This week’s Voice of the City is Blank Gold Coast editor, Samantha Morris, who is currently planning the 2015 Gold Coast Music Awards among other projects.
Almost 8 years after the last loadshedding in South Africa, the Eskom debacle has once again dominated the national agenda and media. With the eye of the word on South Africa, how can cities start to lead and invest in new ideas, innovations and ways to power their long term future.
The founder of London’s The School of Life Alain de Botton presents a manifesto that explains how to make attractive cities in 6 fundamental rules.
On Wednesday 13 May, Future Cape Town, and its Young Urbanists members hosted two internationally renowned architects; Alfredo Brillembourg of Urban-Think Tank (U-TT) and Luyanda Mpahlwa of DesignSpaceAfrica at the public lecture: ‘Housing and Educating the future’. The event, which trended nationally on Twitter, drew a crowd of close to 150 students, architects, urbanists and members of the public. It took place at a new exhibition space on Harrington Street.
Future Cape Town speaks with Alfredo Brillembourg, the Venezuelan architect founder of Urban-Think Tank who talks about the challenges in emergent urbanism and his projects in 2015 .