The City of Gold’s ever-evolving architecture symbolises the values of a society in flux, according to Mxolisi Makhubo, an architect in Johannesburg.
60 million people every year are heading into the cities and the UN estimates the trend is going to continue until 85% of the whole population end up living in the cities. With the vast migration to urban spaces, the challlenge is creating cities that are space efficient and intergrated.
[ September 19, 2014 8:00 am to February 22, 2015 8:00 am. September 19, 2014 8:00 am to February 22, 2015 8:00 am. ] What will cities look like in the future? The upcoming exhibition City as a Vision by the FRAC Centre, through six thematic sections, along with a hundred or so scale models, drawings, and photomontages, the exhibition focuses on giving an overview of this search for new territories and urban configurations capable of welcoming future city-dwellers.
A powerful anti-poaching installation by artist Andre Carl is constructed on the Sea Point Promenade as part of the City’s public art program called art54.
Since 2011, the street art scene in the Cape Town suburb of Woodstock has witnessed a major renaissance.
Voices of the City is a new, weekly feature that spotlights the everyday lives of our citizens, living and working in the city.
Read here about Department of Design’s exciting series of free public lectures, starting on Wednesday, July 9th at the Provenance Auction House in Gardens.
This week, we interview Papa Omotayo, Architect and Lagos resident for 9 years.
On 3 and 4 June 2014, the arts and culture community of Cape Town gathered at City Hall to participate in the second annual Arts and Culture Indaba.
South African travel writer Dawn Jorgensen sits down with Our Future Cities and shares her perspective on whether Cape Town is an ‘African city.’