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WATCH: Cape Town Skatepark under a bridge opens

Winner of the PLAYscapes international design competition, the Cape Town Gardens Skatepark has opened to skateboarders across the city.


How will the Dutch help co-create a better Cape Town?

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.


Parks and Gardens Development: The Lagos Example – A Response

In response to the article ‘Parks and Gardens Development: The Lagos Example’, we explore the successes and failures of the landscaping and beautification programme.

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Cape Town’s park for people: The Company Gardens

The Company Gardens is one of 11 public parks in the City of Cape Town, that is the first to be reviewed in a series of articles. While on a tandem bike, Anade Situma and friend Thandi, discover the people, spaces, places and history that make the Company Gardens a fascinating part of Cape Town’s past, present and future.

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Development of the Week: Kirstenbosch Tree Canopy Walkway

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, in line with the leading botanical gardens of the world, is constantly striving to give its visitors the fullest experience of the biodiversity, complexity and beauty of its resources.


Supertrees in Singapore: Liveable Green Space in the City

The park opened to the public on July 29, 2012 and has already become a landmark of Singapore – a symbol of the city’s massive investment in green technology and clean industries