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Voortrekker Road corridor, Athlone Power station and Conradie Hospital receive national investment priority

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Voortrekker Road corridor, Athlone Power station and Conradie Hospital receive national investment priority

Cities are already taking steps to encourage higher land use density and inner city redevelopment, under the authority of the new Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act. This will unlock significant further private sector development potential across […]

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Cape Town International Convention Centre: Construction progress at the 10,000sqm expansion

The main construction for the Cape Town International Convention Centre started in February of 2015, with work scheduled for completion towards the end of 2016.

Cape Town city bowl. Photo by Mike Smuts (InsideSouthAfrica). License Creative Commons.

7 ideas to tackle urban sprawl

From the first Future Cape Town Summit, covering Urban Sprawl: 7 major highlights and ideas on the contextual constraints of Cape Town and possible future steps toward denser inclusive communities.

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Reusing Urban Spaces and Places: Your Views from #cityheritage

Last week saw a bit of a first for Future Cape Town. After hosting 14 successful #citytalk tweetchats with various collaborators, we did our first ever tweetchat mashup with Sarah Heffern and Kayla Jonas Galvin from the #builtheritage chat. Suitably, we called it #cityheritage and our topic of discussion was building reuse – the act of finding new purposes for old buildings that no longer fulfil the function they were originally designed for.

An artists impression of the redeveloped gran silo at the Old Biscuit Mill.

City Development Update: Old Biscuit Mill Silo Redevelopment

We keep an eye on the redevelopment of the Old Biscuit Mill Silo that should be completed by the start of 2013. Creative Cape Town Academy will occupy five floors with the top panoramic floor open for a new restaurant.

New Beulah

Somerset road: Beulah demolished to make way for ‘colourful’ building.

An institution in Greenpoint’s nightlife, the Beaulah Bar & Somerset Road Cafe is getting a much needed face lift, or replacement in this case, by 3rdface architecture.
The area has seen a massive increase in development & urban renewal, sparked by the popular Cape Quarter commercial & lifestyle centre. The redesign of the building had […]