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Khayelitsha Youth & Community Centre

Khayelitsha Youth & Community Centre completed

In June 2016 GAPP Architects completed a Youth & Community Centre on the Corner of Julius Tsolo Street & Mzala Street, Cape Town, Khayelitsha.

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Architecture planting The SEED in townships

Recently, the country’s education system came under scrutiny once again with the release of the 2013 Matriculant results. If architecture is meant to serve and be an extension of our lives, then are we providing the right spaces for learners to be inspired, motivated and flourish?

A passenger peruses books at a “Book Stop” in Sao Paolo. Photo by Parada do Livro.

A Book Stop while you wait for the Bus

Imagine waiting for your bus and while you have the usual free newspapers to read, you also have access to a small library to choose books which you can take with you on your commute?

Model of Silos

What If – our harbour and waterfront told new stories?

What If is a week long series showcasing some of the imaginative work produced by the UCT Architecture Masters graduates of 2012.
Edition 3: What if our harbour and waterfront told new stories?

Harare Library: More than just a library #WDC2014

Cape Town’s newest library not only contains books and magazines, but also a gaming room, computers with internet access and an early development centre to stimulate learning and benefit the whole community.
The City of Cape Town’s Library & Information Services Department opened the doors of the Harare Library to the public on Friday, 3 June […]