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.
The message was clear: we don’t need to go through long bureaucratic processes in order to start opening streets in Cape Town. People are ready to promote a city-wide movement.
Over the weekend, we joined a conference organised by Future Cape Town to explore the concept of an “Open City”. In addition to inspiring and informative […]
On 24 August 2013, Future Cape Town hosted its second mini-conference under the theme OPEN CITY at Cape Town City Hall, as part of the Open Design Festival.
[ August 24, 2013; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] OPEN CITY, a Future Cape Town mini-conference at City Hall on the 24th Aug: Tickets now available!
[ August 13, 2013; 2:00 am; ] On Sunday, 25 August, Future Cape Town will be hosting our 2nd walking tour entitled ‘Open City’.