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From Lisbon to Cape Town – 6 urban ideas for the Mother City (Part 2)

Reflecting on a 3 month stay in Lisbon, Janine Loubser, an urban planner returns to Cape Town, with inspiring ideas and lessons for the Mother City (Part 2).

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Play Khayelitsha: Inside the Game | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Play the City returned to Khayelitsha on the 20th of November, 2015 for a second session to test and gain opinions about the current Spatial Development Framework for Khayelitsha’s CBD.

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From the desk of Future Cape Town III: Why letting the ideas in, and out, makes sense

On the subway from Brooklyn to Manhattan, Rashiq Fataar is thinking about how important the process of gathering ideas is, giving meaning to these ideas and the power of giving them wings to travel.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Can a game help plan the future of a township?

A group of local stakeholders in Cape Town, aim for collaborative solutions by engaging with design of the Khayelitsha Business District, using a game called Play Khayelitsha.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Ideas for the future of Paarden Eiland

Future Cape Town asks Twitter how the industrial neighbourhood of Paarden Eiland can reinvent itself to contribute to the future of the city.

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Media Alert: Future Cape Town visits the Netherlands

From the 15th to the 20th of September, Future Cape Town will be visiting a number of urban development organisations in the Netherlands as a guest of the Het Nieuwe Instituut. As Managing Director of the nonprofit Our Future Cities, Rashiq Fataar will meet and share ideas relevant to design, sustainability, and creating more livable cities across the globe.

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Crowdsourcing citizen ideas in Moscow

In a bid to address this common problem of democratic city design, the Strelka Institute developed What Moscow Wants, an online platform designed to crowdsource ideas for the development of Moscow.

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5 ideas from Amsterdam that could work in Cape Town

In this edition of Ideas From Cities, Pamela Hellig explores some practical ideas from Amsterdam that could also work in Cape Town.

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5 ideas from Prague that could work in Cape Town

“First came the Nazis, then the Communists, and now the tourists.” The citizens of Prague may feel weighed down by the constant invasions of the last century, but, for better or worse, its architecture and history have made tourism the driving force of the city’s economy. This edition of Ideas from Cities picks up some ideas from this hotspot, beyond the buildings, which could work in Cape Town too.

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5 ideas from Cape Town that could work in London

In this edition of Ideas From Cities, Pamela Hellig explores some practical Capetonian ideas that could also work in London.