Today at 19:00 GMT + 2, Future Cape Town will launch the first live broadcast of Metropolist, a weekly radio show exploring the people and stories which are shaping our cities.
So a few weeks ago we posted an article called “Design your own Long Street” where we encouraged the public to design their dream Long Street using an app called Streetmix. Here are some of our favourite designs sent in from the public.
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, in line with the leading botanical gardens of the world, is constantly striving to give its visitors the fullest experience of the biodiversity, complexity and beauty of its resources.
[ December 31, 2013 11:00 am to December 31, 2014 11:00 am. ] Today, Cape Town Design NPC (the organisation tasked with running WDC2014), together with Executive Mayor Alderman Patricia de Lille, announced the much-anticipated Programme for World Design Capital® Cape Town 2014 at a joint press conference, celebrating and lauding local design thinking.
The National Association of City Transportation Officials’ Urban Street Design Guide marks a big step forward in advancing a people-oriented approach to transport policies.
Janette Sadik-Khan, the transportation commissioner of New York City, shares projects that have reshaped street life in the 5 boroughs, including pedestrian zones in Times Square, high-performance buses and a 6,000-cycle-strong bike share.
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, New Zealand, designed by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp and Archimedia, has won the ‘World Building of the Year’ award at the prestigious World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards 2013.
A reception was held in Cape Town on Tuesday the 8 October 2013 to reveal the seven winners for the Cape Institute for Architecture. The winning projects this year include an agricultural redevelopment, a tertiary education facility, two schools, and three private homes. All these projects differ in scale and context, from a luxury residence to a rural setting.
A simple online app called Streetmix allows anyone to re-imagine a street by dragging and dropping different street elements. How might we collectively generate ideas for a better Long Street using this tool? Share your own ideas for Long Street and we’ll choose our favourites at the end of October.
In Episode 03 of the series, Copenhagenize Design Co. explores Intermodality as a key design element for making Copenhagen a bicycle-friendly city. Combining the bicycle on all forms of transport is vital.