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How affordable housing can be delivered by the private sector : A case study in Parow, Cape Town

How can we get the private sector to develop affordable housing? This was the central question of Kate Hogarth’s masters thesis in City and Regional Planning.

R1bn development for Cape Town station forecourt

120-room hotel, office and retail complex worth R1 billion is expected to be complete by mid-2019.

Wescape: Why build a new city for 800, 000 people more than 40km away from Cape Town? | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

The City of Cape Town has approved the moving of the urban edge to accommodate the creation of a new city 20 kilometres from Cape Town up the west coast – we explore some of the pressing issues around this development.

Two Rivers Urban Park: Cape Town’s ambition to plan well-located sustainable city for 20,000

A vision produced as an outcome of The Density Syndicate (Credit: dhk architects & urban designers in association with Jakupa architects and urban designer )

The City’s Mayoral Committee on 19 January 2016, recommended that Council support the Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) relating to the TRUP Project, between the City, the Western Cape Government (WCG), and the […]

Why inner city housing is possible : Calls to halt sale of prime city land in Cape Town | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

[ February 13, 2016; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Organisations in Cape Town call for government authorities to consider more inclusive and visionary uses for 4 well located, inner city land parcels.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Why young urbanists made their own city plan for Helsinki

Rashiq Fataar speaks to Timo Hämäläinen, a planning activist and urban blogger in Helsinki, Finland.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Density Syndicate Symposium: Live Blog

The Density Syndicate Symposium is taking place at City Hall today co-hosted by the International New Town Institute and African Centre for Cities. Follow our live blog for some of the key thoughts.

This Wednesday: Film Screening of AFRICA SHAFTED

[ May 21, 2014; 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Join our co-design workshop and free film screening of AFRICA SHAFTED on Wednesday 21 May.

Vote: The Wescape Development

The controversial Wescape development has move one step closer as amendments to the urban edge are approved. Vote in our poll.

WATCH: Densification. How do we get it right?

A video interview series by Future Cape Town, shot in 2011, unpacking the concept of liveability under various themes including the definition of liveability, transport, events, densification, tourism and urban form.

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