This week we meet Fred Viljoen, a Cape Town designer whose love for nature and appreciation of beauty translates to his creative and energetic work.
“Architecture can be derived from anywhere; personal interests, behaviour of people, societal trends or the logic within science.”
Our team reflects on Architizer’s “10 Firms to Watch in 2016” and discuss how the ideas projected by 5 of these firms could provide us with a glimpse into the role of architecture in the future. As well as what these ideas could mean for future South African cities.
This week we meet with Boeta Phyf, a Cape Town based ‘3D graffiti’ artist whose pieces are influenced by “ South African culture, with the key ingredient being Cape Town chutney”.
The new Pwc offices are scheduled for completion in June 2016 with 13,500 sqm of AAA grade office space, and the goal of being rated 4 green stars. The structure is currently far advanced with the roof slab being poured on the northern core. PwC and the V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd signed […]
Fighting for public space in Cape Town and Lagos: A conversation between Brett Petzer & Olamide Udo-Udoma | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
Brett Petzer of Future Cape Town and Olamide Udo-Udoma of Future Lagos reflect on the perceptions and influences on public space in each city, and how their work has been shaped – and whether either city could learn from the other.
The future of Salt River: architecture students investigate research platforms for emerging technologies| FUTURE CAPE TOWN
The third year students of the school of architecture at the University of Cape Town spent 2015 envisioning the future of Salt River. Here are some of their findings and design proposals.
A series of short films developed as part of the launch of the Global Street Design Guide have us going back to the drawing board, exploring past projects, articles and thoughts around the very definition of a street.