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How to Improve Public Participation in the Planning of Cities : Inclusion of marginalised people in waste management

Do public participation and planning processes really include all people? Adam van Heerden studied informal waste-collectors or “skarrelers” as part of his award-winning Masters of City and Regional Planning thesis.

Cape Town International Convention Centre Expansion: Construction progress

The main construction for the Cape Town International Convention Centre started in February of 2015, with work scheduled for completion towards the end of 2016.

Bo-Kaap “monster” R1 billion development approved

The Bo-Kaap development has seen extensive objections from the local Civic and Rate-Payers Associations, professionals and academics.

The future of the Athlone Power Station site

The World Bank will help the City of Cape Town work on a development strategy for the Athlone Power Station site to create a mixed-use area.

A Victory for Social Housing on the Tafelberg Site

According to the Western Cape government, 270 residential rental units for households earning under R7,500 a month could be built on the old Tafelberg school site.

Iconic Cape Town Foreshore development site acquired by Growthpoint

Growthpoint Properties today acquired Site B Lower Long Street in Cape Town’s Foreshore, securing and landmark development site situated between two of its property assets.

Controversial housing development in Kommetjie is approved

Kommetjie residents are considering mounting a legal challenge after the City of Cape Town’s mayoral committee gave the go-ahead for the building of 254 new houses in the suburb.

Why Is Collaboration Not Working In Cities? Lecture by Adam Beck | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

A review of the lecture by Adam Beck on driving collaboration to achieve Urban Regeneration.

New mixed use tower development formally announced : Goldies

New mixed use tower development on Buitengracht Street announced.

R4.1 billion Khayelitsha-Wynberg MyCiTi trunk route to be launched by 2020

Two trunk routes share an 8 km segment, providing several transfer opportunities; from Khayelitsha to Wynberg and Mitchell’s Plain to Claremont.