What are some ways in which downtown Cape Town can be re-imagined? A few key changes could fundamentally change the way the Cape Town bowl is integrated in with the harbour and sea. WATCH this bold idea to reclaim the harbour.
From certain positions, the elevated foreshore freeway looks like massive concrete ribbons that cut Cape Town off from the ocean, block views and overshadow barren land. It seems like the idea of knocking down this monument to the automobile has been discussed almost since it was constructed.
Our city is facing an exciting prospect, albeit a scary one for some; the completion of the Foreshore Freeways. Andres de Wet looks at some of the options for the future of the freeways.
Future Smart Reads, a weekly installment of articles that have grabbed our attention, from cities across the world. This week brings you toilets that may save the world, a simple bicycle lane experiment and cities built without a single freeway.
Future Smart Reads, a weekly installment of articles that have grabbed our attention, from cities across the world. This week includes Cape Town’s Silo redevelopment and many Olympics related reads.