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Francesca Perry

FUTURE LONDON | Voices of the City: Francesca Perry

Our voice of the city this week is Francesca Perry- editor, writer and young urbanist based in London.

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Top 20 articles of 2014

Future Cape Town counts down the most-read articles of 2014. We will continue the countdown until the end of 2014.

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What makes a 24-hour city?

The announcement of a 24-hour Night Tube in London has been welcomed by local residents and urban planners. This video published by The Economist explains the historical reasons for London’s early closing hours. It also looks at how a 24-hour city better reflects modern life and population movement in the city today.

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Creating Mayoral Visions, Part I: Setting a New Agenda

In this three part piece, Andres Torres, explores the role of Mayors, as leaders that could change the face of cities, and ultimately the fate of the world.

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Commuting Places as Community Spaces

Rising from the dark, underground world of transport stations, how can a sense of place, community and identity be instilled in the spaces that matter the most in everday life. Andres Torres reflects on London, and the ways in it is getting it wrong and right.

Welcome Future Johannesburg, Future Lagos and Future London

Today, Future Cape Town welcomes Future Johannesburg, Future Lagos and Future London to our family, and the formation of the Our Future Cities Network. The network aims to foster inter-city citizen engagement and create a platform for debate, awareness and action about the urban future of each city.