Future Cape Town conducted research to begin to understand the various communities and their social/ cultural practices
within the Bellville CBD focus area, to inform future placemaking initiatives and activations.
What makes public space public? We interview the esteemed Jay Pather, Curator for Infecting the City 2012.
18 months ago The City of Cape Town, along with the Western Cape Government, announced a new vision for the Manenberg Park area, which is going to be realised through the Manenberg Park Project.
“Manenberg was identified as one of the areas to be part of the mayoral urban regeneration programme because we felt the need for urgent […]
Blue Rock Village, located in Somerset West, is experiencing a R14 Billion upgrade by property development and management company Swisatec.
The full development will include 1,000 luxury apartments to be built on 40 hectares of land. Construction started in August 2016 and will extend over a period of ten years. The first phase of the construction includes […]
City of Cape Town calls for public comment on new design concept for upgrading Kruskal Avenue pedestrian corridor. Future Cape Town offered a four themed commentary regarding vision, research and information, cultural and community, and finally physical infrastructure needing addressing.
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.
ACSA (The Airports Company of SA) is planning to realign the runway at Cape Town International Airport to make room for larger aircraft.
What is the future of Church Square? Read the Future Cape Town report, using 11 criteria to evaluate the space and make recommendations to reimagine and redesign the public space into the future.
A much needed city vision is being created for Philippi in the Cape Town area. Claire du Trevou questions how informality will be included in this new approach.
A review of the lecture by UNStudio’s co-founder Caroline Bos on the role of knowledge in architecture, and the new book ‘Knowledge Matters’.