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Design Competition reimagines Sea Point Library square : An interview with the winning team, Craft of Architecture (CoA)

Craft of Architecture (CoA), a local design firm won the design competition to reimagine and redesign the Sea Point Library square. Read our interview with Michal Korycki.

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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.

Future Cape Town and Blok PARK(let) competition

Future Cape Town and Blok are proud to announce Parklet design competition winner, Jaun Van Wyk.

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.

Members of Social Justice Coalition (SJC), Treatment Action Campaign, Ndifuna Ukwazi and Equal Education marching through the Cape Town CBD earlier this year to celebrate the release of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry’s findings and recommendations. Photo by Barbara Maregele.

Apartheid geography and murder in Cape Town

Class and race inequality (meaning disparities in wealth, income and education) are vital to understanding murder. Related to this is geographic apartheid, meaning historical (and today’s) “dumping” of the poorest and most vulnerable people furthest away from CBDs and traditionally white suburbs.

Soft Walls by Sydelle Willow Smith (photo by Anna Brown)

An art gallery for all? Signature public art project launches on the Sea Point Promenade

The art54 project that launched in Sea Point last week has opened dialogue between artists and government on the future of public art in Cape Town.

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Sea Point: can the reallest Atlantic suburb hold its own against gentrification?

Gentrification cannot be fought – but it can be bullied into a different shape. A look at where the working class live in Sea Point, and how the resilience they confer on the suburb can be kept and bolstered

The MyCiTi system as at 14 December 2013.

Another Bus Route for Sea Point

This weekend sees another route launched in Sea Point for the MyCiTi bus IRT system.

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Commuter Cycling deserves its time in the sun

As the city opens itself up to the possibilities of pedal power, Anton Crone weighs the culture of commuter cycling with that of sport cycling in Cape Town.

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.