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EVENT : The future of public space III: Who owns the space?

[ 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.

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Why inner city housing is possible : Calls to halt sale of prime city land in Cape Town | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

[ February 13, 2016; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Organisations in Cape Town call for government authorities to consider more inclusive and visionary uses for 4 well located, inner city land parcels.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Development Updates

Stay up to date with how our city is building and being shaped by minor and major developments and redevelopments.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Development Updates

Stay up to date with how our city is building and being shaped by minor and major developments and redevelopments.

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WATCH: China’s Empty Cities

Why are so many uninhabited cities still being built in China? Dateline returns to update one of its most watched stories, China’s Ghost Cities, to find out.

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Design alone, cannot save the city

Design cannot save the city. The words of Edgar Pieterse on Day 1 of the Designing Democracy Seminar. Pieterse was joined by Sithole Mbanga, CEO of the SA Cities Network, who spoke on the policy space surrounding the transformation of South African cities and Aditya Kumar, Regional Technical Coordinator of Slum Dwellers International (SDI) who presented on community involvement in the rollout of services.

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Framework vision for Somerset Hospital Precinct points to a mixed-use future

A new chapter in the vision for the Somerset Hospital precinct saga?

Article on City of Cape Town land purchase unbalanced

Statement by Rashiq Fataar (Editor of Future Cape Town)
09 March 2012
We find the the article, “City’s R106m parking lot” which appeared online and in The Cape Times on 9 March 2012, to be unbalanced and potentially misleading, in light of the actual prevailing property market conditions and environment.
The R106 million paid for the undeveloped open-air […]

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Gentrification should be worked into the City: The challenge for Cape Town

Gentrification has many forms and definitions. A recent Case Study on gentrification in Woodstock defines it is as, “a transformation of a dilapidated neighbourhood into an upgraded, attractive area with an influx of a higher social class that is pushing out the original, poorer residents”. So can gentrification work for everyone?

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Cape Sun Refurbishment 3 by Lydon.McG on Flickr.Cape Sun Refurbishment: What the Cape Sun may look l