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African cities and the future of public spaces : Why our thinking must shift | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

We look back at the event on African cities and their public spaces, as part of the ‘Future of Public Space’ event series.

Architects Caroline Wuethrich and Geraldine Borio’s map over the 2011 Hong Kong protests

Archive : Why mapping our cities can help us plan the future : Introducing the Atlas of Social Maps|FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Social Life created an Atlas of Social Maps, a database of social mapping examples, tools, and methods that can help us find new perspectives on urban social life and social innovation in cities.

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Future Cities: Re-imagining the City critically (Part 2)

Re-imagining the city can be a provocation to reconsider and expand the range of possibilities for a city in the future and could open the door to a fundamentally critical view of the existing city. Peter Marcuse, a Professor at Columbia University explores.

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Future Cities: Re-imagining the City critically (Part 1)

Re-imagining the city can be a provocation to reconsider and expand the range of possibilities for a city in the future and could open the door to a fundamentally critical view of the existing city. Peter Marcuse, a Professor at Columbia University explores.

CityTalk Future Cities

8 insights into planning for Future Cities

With the world urbanising, current cities are growing and many new cities are being built. But will the future of the world be led by megacities?

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Feature | Future Cities: Imagining, planning, and bringing them to life

[ May 9, 2012; ] Rashiq Fataar and Andres de Wet preview the 5th edition of #CityTalk

by Rashiq Fataar and Andres de Wet

The concept or idea of a New or Future City can be unsettling, perhaps even unappealing. One begins to imagine Koolhaas’s description of the Generic City, “a city of 15 million inhabitants, in or near the tropics, with high-rise apartments, low rise slums and post modern […]