In March 2016, the City of Cape Town completed an upgrade of the Langa Station South public open at a cost of more than R10.5 million.
Mixed-use development around train stations has the potential to improve safety and bring economic opportunities closer to people. But are we including informal traders? Catherine Luyt adds her thoughts to the Langa Station precinct.
A review of the inaugural Roelof Uytenbogaardt UDISA Memorial Lecture of Julian Cooke by Rebecca Looringh van Beeck.
Join Open Streets Bellville on Sunday 4th October 2015.
Rashiq Fataar speaks with Victoria Okoye, the creator of African Urbanism, on the themes that connect her home city Accra and Cape Town.
Thousands of residents across Cape Town recently flocked to Langa to walk its storied streets. Crime fears were allayed as visitors from the city’s more affluent suburbs walked the streets in safety. They form part of the Open Streets movement that fosters diverse community interaction in urban areas, designating the street as a positive social space.
In Cape Town, apartheid is set in stone and poured in concrete. Michelle Provoost investigates the origins of the apartheid city and how we might navigate towards an open city.
During Cape Town’s hosting of the World Design Capital 2014, Langa has been chosen as one of the project areas of the city. Here is a look at the newest theatre in Langa.
How are Cape Town’s most urgent urban planning challenges being addressed by World Design Capital 2014?
This week on Metropolist we explore major initiatives for Langa and other townships, and discuss with Tony Elvin and Vuyisa Qabaka about their ideas for the re-imagination of townships across Cape Town and South Africa.