In November 2018, our director Rashiq Fataar travelled to Toronto to participate in the inaugural Future Cities Canada Summit.
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.
Julie-Ann Tyler, a recent masters student in Architecture, based her thesis on creating “The New Public” in which she investigates ways of re-appropriating Park Station public space and new programming that can exist in this specific context.
As a society we are taught to distrust and isolate ourselves from strangers; yet this concept is flipped on its head as soon as we travel to a new place and become more open to exploration. How can we “unlearn” this tendency without having to leave the comfort of our own city?
The Sea Point Promenade is one of Cape Town’s most diverse and frequented spaces. The city shares it’s plans to make the acclaimed public space ,even more pedestrian-friendly and green by 2017.
Why do cities fail? We knew that this question would provoke many different responses during our last #CityTalk on Failed Cities. Here are 12 reasons as to why cities might fail share by the participants.
Mike Wilter travels to Granada, Nicaragau, finding a coffee shop and creative centre, providing dignity in work, to those finding it difficult to integrate into the labour market.
We hosted our third #citytalk tweetchat on Wednesday with Philips Livable Cities and the discussion was as interesting as it was