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Darren Blair

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Voices of the City: Darren Blair

Our voice of the city this week is a passionate about Cape Town, traveling & commuter cycling through the city who currently works as the Sales and Client Service Manager for Blok, Darren Blair.

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Good Bicycle Week in Cape Town

The last week in Cape Town saw bicycles indefinitely being allowed on the Sea Point Promenade as well as Metrorail initiation a pilot program of allowing bicycle on the Southern Line.

views of the farms and sea

What If – our spaces near the water became more public?

What If is a week long series showcasing some of the imaginative work produced by the UCT Architecture Masters graduates of 2012
Edition 4: The public spaces near our water.

Graafs Pool Low Tide

What If – we build towers near stations and reclaim ocean pools?

What If is a week-long series showcasing some of the imaginative work produced by the UCT Architecture Masters graduates of 2012.
Edition 1: Towers and pools.

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Busan’s new Opera House aims to bring new life to its Port

Busan’s urban problem – how to reconcile a large container port, historically part of the city, with the need to connect the city and its inhabitants to the sea.

Promenade to remain open to cyclists until end March 2013

The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, Roads and Stormwater, Councillor Brett Herron has announced that the City is extending the trail phase of the prohibition on the use of bicycles, skateboards and rollerblades on the Sea Point Promenade, until the end of summer, 31 March 2013.

Green Point Park - Avenue to Mouille Point lighthouse

New sculptures for Green Point Park: The tackle and the anchor

Green Point park will soon welcome two new sculptures, as not only a contribution to placemaking but as a memorial of the events that have taken place and influenced the area.

Cape Town opens Promenade to cyclists, skateboarders and rollerbalders

Cape Town opens the Promenade to cyclists, skateboarders and rollerbalders for one month.

Public drama – or public expression?

FEATURE CONTRIBUTOR: Adriaan Bester
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Ignoring the bouncing (non-connected) dot on my iPhone for a moment, my primordial desire for artistic muse pulled me off the tourists patch of Istanbul recently and into a building that, had it been in Cape Town, would probably be declared unsafe (and mothballed). 
Not charged to enter, nor to sign […]