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The New Public 004 Park Station Model

Rethinking the future of public space at South Africa’s largest transport node : A new public for Park Station| FUTURE JOBURG

Julie-Ann Tyler, a recent masters student in Architecture, based her thesis on creating “The New Public” in which she investigates ways of re-appropriating Park Station public space and new programming that can exist in this specific context.

Architects Caroline Wuethrich and Geraldine Borio’s map over the 2011 Hong Kong protests

Archive : Why mapping our cities can help us plan the future : Introducing the Atlas of Social Maps|FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Social Life created an Atlas of Social Maps, a database of social mapping examples, tools, and methods that can help us find new perspectives on urban social life and social innovation in cities.

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Top 20 Cities for Innovation

Our cities are constantly being ranked for liveability, happiness, cultural capital and creativity. However it is constant innovation that stands out as the key stimulus for longevity in economic competitiveness. Here are the top 20 Innovation Cities.

City to launch Transport Authority in October 2012

The City of Cape Town’s Transport, Roads and Stormwater Portfolio Committee recently considered the Directorate’s Transformation and Action Plan. One of the key elements of the Plan is the establishment of the City of Cape Town’s Transport Authority, which is the next critical step towards achieving sustainable, integrated and efficient public transport across the metropolitan area.