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Grand Parade - Cape Town

WATCH : A time-lapse of the wednesday market at the Grand Parade

Watch this timelapse of the Wednesday Market at the Grand Parade, one of the oldest public spaces in South Africa.


Re-thinking a new Athens city centre

Re-thinking the city centre of Athens. The Onassis Foundation organized and funded a European Architectural Competition for the creation of a new city centre, a project centered around Panepistimiou Street.


How can we bring people into public spaces?

In the Dynamic Public Spaces Workshop held by the MIT Senseable City Lab, in collaboration with the Austrian Institute of Technology, participants experimented with changing public spaces with the help of image processing, environmental sensors, and social media analysis.

Designing Cities | Part 3: Cities should plan for densification – Thoughts from South America

Cities can either plan for densification, or be prepared to face the unplanned consequences of densifying sporadically. Cape Town can no longer afford to wait, given the increasing impact of urbanization, and the real cost of urban sprawl, writes Alistair Mackay.