The British American Tobacco SA head office will be part of the V&A Waterfront’s new R700 million ‘canal districts’.
The World Bank will help the City of Cape Town work on a development strategy for the Athlone Power Station site to create a mixed-use area.
Future Cape Town is excited to host Adam Beck to present about his work and experiences with gentrification. With examples from North America, the presentation will explore the emerging urban regeneration models.
Habitat III will introduce a document called the New Urban Agenda that’ll effectively guide the future of urbanisation policy for all UN member states. Cris Robertson explores this agenda revealing that although its content bay be groundbreaking, it is not legally binding. Begging one to question how much action will governments take if there are no consequences if they don’t.
Our team reflects on Architizer’s “10 Firms to Watch in 2016” and discuss how the ideas projected by 5 of these firms could provide us with a glimpse into the role of architecture in the future. As well as what these ideas could mean for future South African cities.
The City of Cape Town says it will next month advertise a multimillion-rand tender for the procurement of a fleet of 12m-long electric buses, in line with its commitment to lowering carbon emissions. The city is also considering electric double-decker buses for longer distance trips. The tender, worth R50m over two years, specifies that the electric buses […]
Our voice of the city this week is Mark Slade, an entrepreneur living in Lagos. an advocate for great outdoor spaces for sports and entertainment.
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