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The New Public 004 Park Station Model

Rethinking the future of public space at South Africa’s largest transport node : A new public for Park Station| FUTURE JOBURG

Julie-Ann Tyler, a recent masters student in Architecture, based her thesis on creating “The New Public” in which she investigates ways of re-appropriating Park Station public space and new programming that can exist in this specific context.

Bo-Kaap-1

Bo-Kaap “monster” development receives strong opposition from Civic Association

The Bo-Kaap development has seen extensive objections from the local Civic and Rate-Payers Associations, professionals and academics.

Open Data

How to make the most of Open Data opportunities?

[ September 19, 2012; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] “Over the next decade, cities will continue to grow larger at a rapid pace. At the same time, new technologies will unlock massive streams of data about cities and their residents. As these forces collide, they will turn every city into a unique civic laboratory—a place where technology is adapted in novel ways to meet local needs.” Anthony Townsend