Future Cape Town conducted research to begin to understand the various communities and their social/ cultural practices
within the Bellville CBD focus area, to inform future placemaking initiatives and activations.
What is the future of Church Square? Read the Future Cape Town report, using 11 criteria to evaluate the space and make recommendations to reimagine and redesign the public space into the future.
Future Cape Town to present in New York City: Rashiq Fataar, director of Future Cape Town to speak at the 2015 MAS Summit
Rashiq Fataar, founder and director of Future Cape Town and Our Future Cities will present a talk at the 6th edition of the Municipal Arts Society (MAS) Summit in New York City.
Future Cape Town and Blok are proud to announce Parklet design competition winner, Jaun Van Wyk.
In Cape Town, markets have grown in popularity in a very short time. From the days of the old car boot sale at Milnerton, to weekly food markets at municipal halls; we’ve now progressed to see a wide variety of different markets. But how can more markets bring Capetonians together as part of their everyday life, and is it something they wish to have?
The human scale questions our assumptions about modernity, exploring what happens when we put people into the center of our equations.
The National Association of City Transportation Officials’ Urban Street Design Guide marks a big step forward in advancing a people-oriented approach to transport policies.
The key to restoring life to our public places the chance to have fun, hang out with other folks, and enjoy the surroundings.
Why we need parks, streetlife, squares, markets, trails, community gardens and other hang outs more than ever
Cape Town’s tree-lined Grand Parade in 1894. Image: Flickr
I’m fond of the Grand Parade. It is essentially Cape Town’s oldest public square, dating back to 1697. Even though its primary use has been as a parking lot since the first half of the 20th century, it has tremendous potential and a number of efforts have […]