In Jeju, South Korea we co-developed creative proposals to revitalise the old downtown of the city.
Sharyn Sassen reflects on how placemaking in the Bellville CBD could be informed by the diverse communities that embrace the area.
Read our research on how cultural groups and communities can be included in the placemaking of the Bellville CBD.
Rashiq Fataar has a chat with the Infecting The City curator, Jay Pather about this year’s event and the lessons thus far.
The second event in the series ‘The future of public space’ will consider the role and impact of activism in the shaping the future of public spaces in South Africa and the potential for sustainable, long-term, systemic change.
This week we meet with Funke Makinwa, the founder and editor of Dynamic Africa, a platform that showcases cultural content and creative ventures from Africa and across the diaspora.
Rashiq Fataar speaks with Dele Adeyemo, creative director of Pidgin Perfect about The Power of ZA film project and exhibition and why architecture and city making were on the agenda.
Civil unrest and war has left this historic city and its residents facing serious humanitarian challenges. War is also threatening the architectural history that still stands strong in stone in the Ancient City of Damascus. Most of the violence has affected the outskirts of the city, however, important world history remains in danger as long as political instability continues.
Find out how this city caters to its citizens. Amongst other things, it has successfully shifted the CBD from being more car orientated to pedestrian-friendly, with creative laneways that are populated with covert boutiques, famed restaurants, hole-in-the-wall cafes and vibrant bars.
Since 2011, the street art scene in the Cape Town suburb of Woodstock has witnessed a major renaissance.