Our next event welcomes a global leading voice on bicycle planning in cities.
The City of Cape Town have shared their plans for the various “Inner-City” sites, to be allocated and released for the development of affordable housing. Read some of the details and information.
Cape Town has 657 unique minibus taxi routes covering 8,870 kms. The team at WhereIsMyTransport visited every taxi rank, riding over 13,000kms and have captured the entire network in one map.
Future Cape Town speaks with Tariq Toffa, South African architect and lecturer in the architecture department at the University of Johannesburg , about main the challenges for urban planning in South Africa and his current projects in 2015 .
The upgraded Parade Concourse at Cape Town Station was recently unveiled.
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.
Part II of our gaming workshop looks at how serious games can be used to conceptualise urban planning without consequences. Take a look at one innovative company, Tygron, and their simulation models used to bring planners, developers, and the government together.
Satellite cities, ecovillages, and ‘lifestyle estates’ are examples of African urban experiments. The effects of these African city Utopias needs to be considered and questioned.
Since we missed last Sunday’s Future Smart Reads, this one is nice and long. Links from Creative Week Cape Town, Cape Town’s first Parklet and a beautiful video on oil/petrol.
by Andres de Wet Part 1: The impact of the status-quo on Cape Town The Status Quo in Cape Town