When one realises that a cycle lane barely wide enough for a car can move as many people as a four-lane highway – and in total silence – it is hard to think of sprawling, car-dependent societies as a utopia of personal freedoms. Brett Petzer shares his experiences and thoughts on planning the Cycling City.
How can ‘Dense City’ become a tool for an inclusive and sustainable Cape Town? Brittany Morris interview Ali Saad, principal architect on the Maitland Station Density Syndicate team.
Marco Lampugnani discusses with us the challenges of design for urban commons
Paul Romer who is a new-growth economist unveiled an idea for a ‘charter city’ at TED2011.
The decision of building a mall on Princess Vlei was overturn a year ago by the City of Cape Town. This article aims to find out what happened since then and what the future hold for this iconic wetland.
China has unveiled the world’s first hydrogen fueled tram.
Our voice of the city this week is Francesca Perry- editor, writer and young urbanist based in London.
The tallest, newest, largest and fastest developments in Africa in 2015. Here are some to keep an eye on.
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.