Future Cape Town hears about how public spaces compare between Cape Town and Rotterdam from the dutch born Hedwig Crooijmans-Lemmer
The third and final ‘The Future of Public Space’ discussed the control and ownership of public spaces with experts to analyse the current and potential roles for stakeholders to deliver better public spaces.
[ June 8, 2016; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] The third “Future of Public Spaces” event will explore how control and ownership among various sectors is shaping the future of public spaces.
Public parks should be accessible to all citizens, but what is to be done when these spaces become unsafe? Kira Kemper reflects on these issues in the light of the tragic events at Rhodes Park, Johannesburg.
What is the future of the civic commons in our cities? How can we better leverage these shared public assets to make our cities more economically competitive, livable, and just? A panel in New York unravel some of the issues faced when breathing life into public space.
The Sea Point Promenade is one of Cape Town’s most diverse and frequented spaces. The city shares it’s plans to make the acclaimed public space ,even more pedestrian-friendly and green by 2017.
More than 8 million people are crowded together to live in New York City. What makes it possible? In part, it’s the city’s great public spaces — from tiny pocket parks to long waterfront promenades — where people can stroll and play.
In response to the article ‘Parks and Gardens Development: The Lagos Example’, we explore the successes and failures of the landscaping and beautification programme.
Los Angeles’ 50 Parks Initiative was launched in August of 2012 by then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and aims to transform underutilized properties in areas lacking recreational space into parks. The 16th park to open as part of this scheme is located on Spring Street in the city’s downtown and saw its official opening on June 17th. Lehrer Architects partnered on the project with the City of Los Angeles, and Michael Lehrer talks about his work on Spring Street Park.
Amidst the automobile infested concrete space of most modern cities, are spaces which allow for community to really happen.