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THE NEXT ECONOMY: International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam calls for projects from Africa

The International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam calls for projects under the theme THE NEXT ECONOMY. Edgar Pieterse elaborates why this theme provides a fantastic opportunity for African urban designers, architects, landscape architects, academics, artists, planners, cities, universities, companies and social organizations.

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Public Lecture: Alfredo Brillembourg and Luyanda Mpahlwa

[ May 13, 2015; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Future Cape Town and the YOUNG URBANISTS community invites you to the event ‘Housing and educating the future’ with public lectures by Alfredo Brillembourg of Urban-Think Tank and Luyanda Mpahlwa of DesignSpaceAfrica.

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FUTURE GOLD COAST | Development Updates

16th April 2015
A 24 storey tower is proposed for  15-21 Frank Street, Labrador designed by TVS Architects. The 76 meter height would make this the tallest development in Labrador.

 
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Construction at the $122 million Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Carrara Sports Precinct is officially underway.
The redeveloped precinct will include court sports including basketball, netball, indoor […]

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Mexico City’s New Airport

The competition winning design for the new international airport at Mexico City by Foster + Partners, FR-EE (Fernando Romero Enterprise) and NACO (Netherlands Airport Consultants) .

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Development Updates

Stay up to date with how our city is building and being shaped by minor and major developments and redevelopments.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN |China designs the world’s first hydrogen tram

China has unveiled the world’s first hydrogen fueled tram.

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FUTURE LONDON | Voices of the City: Francesca Perry

Our voice of the city this week is Francesca Perry- editor, writer and young urbanist based in London.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | South Africa’s hopes of planning better cities and communities

Sizwe Mxobo has been awarded the Young National Planner of the year award in South Africa. Rashiq Fataar sat down with Sizwe to hear more about his vision for Cape Town, the projects he has been working on and why planning has failed the city and its people.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | The future of the Newlands pool: What is the real question?

With the Newlands pool back in the news, Rashiq Fataar wonders whether we are missing the real question, in tackling the challenge of sports facilities in Cape Town.

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Design competitions in 2015: From Chicago to Dakar

While Cape Town’s reign as World Design Capital has been passed on to Taipei, there is no reason to stop designing. From Chicago to Dakar, organisations and institutions are encouraging students and urbanists from around the world to tackle relevant and pressing issues.