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Cape Town’s Iziko Planetarium set for major digital upgrade

Cape Town’s much-loved Iziko Planetarium will undergo a thorough R27-million digital upgrade, culminating in a state-of-the-art digital full dome immersive theatre facility by early 2017.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | 5 South African architecture firm entries for the Guggenheim Helsinki

We take a look at some of the proposals by South African architecture firms for the proposed Guggenheim museum in Helsinki.

London’s living history: An interview with the Mobile Museum’s Verity-Jane Keefe

A mobile museum is soon set to take to London’s streets to explore the contemporary cultural life of one of the city’s boroughs, involving residents, community makers and storytellers along the way.

Who will build Cape Town’s iconic museum, MoCAA: Groundbreaking

How do you turn forty-two vertical concrete tubes into a place to experience contemporary culture? Here is a glimpse in to the construction process of the ZEITS Museum of Contemporary Art Africa to be complete by March 2016.

Could London be Getting its Own Guggenheim Museum?

Will London be the newest location for the world-famous museum brand? And does it need it?

Go inside the ZEITZ Museum of Contemporary Art Africa by Heatherwick Studio

Thomas Heatherwick revealed as the designer for the new ZEITZ Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town, set to open in 2016.

This week on Metropolist: A museum for Africa

[ December 10, 2013; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] In Episode 2 of Metropolist we interview part of the team that will be bringing to life, the planned Museum of Contemporary Art Africa to be housed in the Grain Silo building at the Waterfront.

Watch: Mandela Museum idea for Table Mountain

The realization of an image of Nelson Mandela in the mountains near Table mountain, conferring the example of mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial in the U.S.. On a beautiful and available place or space with a view over Cape town and Robben Island.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Watch a fly-through video of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Africa-Brasil Dialogues Project

A platform for exchange between Brazil and some African countries, sharing and learning from social and design innovations.