Is paradise a large metropolis? As city dwellers, we’re prone to believing that the good life is found on a desolate beach far from the cacophony of any urban environment. Cities, to their credit however, actually make us much happier than we might otherwise believe.
In Cape Town, apartheid is set in stone and poured in concrete. Michelle Provoost investigates the origins of the apartheid city and how we might navigate towards an open city.
This week Voices of the City features Lola Adefope, a creative soul who calls Lagos her home.
Read here about Department of Design’s exciting series of free public lectures, starting on Wednesday, July 9th at the Provenance Auction House in Gardens.
This week’s Voices of the City sees us learning more about Charne Simpson, a born and bred Cape Town creative.
On 3 and 4 June 2014, the arts and culture community of Cape Town gathered at City Hall to participate in the second annual Arts and Culture Indaba.
This week’s Voices of the City sees us learning more about Sharon Lewis of the Johannesburg Development Agency.
How are Cape Town’s most urgent urban planning challenges being addressed by World Design Capital 2014?
As of recent, a very welcoming trend has been knocking at our doors. This trend is in the form of collaboration and knowledge sharing
Department of Design opens on 8 July 2014 in 8 Vrede Street, in the Central Business District of Cape Town as the main highlight of the Dutch programme for World Design Capital 2014.