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New tallest building planned for site near Cape Town Station

Cape Town’s new tallest skyscraper in planning near Cape Town station

The new “tallest building” in Cape Town, is being planned across from Cape Town Station.


V&A Waterfront announces R700m ‘Canal District’

A night-time render of Amsterdam House Credit: dhk architects

The R700 million first phase of a new district at the V&A Waterfront is underway with a corporate head office for British American Tobacco South Africa (BAT South Africa) as the first project in this mixed-use area. Totalling 75 000 m² (or 7.6 hectares), the mixed-use Canal District straddles both […]


Africa in 2015: The fastest, tallest, largest and newest

The tallest, newest, largest and fastest developments in Africa in 2015. Here are some to keep an eye on.


Design competitions in 2015: From Chicago to Dakar

While Cape Town’s reign as World Design Capital has been passed on to Taipei, there is no reason to stop designing. From Chicago to Dakar, organisations and institutions are encouraging students and urbanists from around the world to tackle relevant and pressing issues.

The SHard

Watch: Vertical Expectations – The Shard, London

A short documentary about the impact which The Shard will have on the surrounding areas as well as greater London when it opens its doors this month.

Read more about Portside, Cape Town’s new tallest tower and 22 Bree, a 60m tall, modern siblin

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Portside: Starting to rise

Portside: starting to rise

22 Bree: tearing down the old

22 Bree: tearing down the old

22 Bree: tearign down the old

Read more about Portside, Cape Town’s new tallest tower and 22 Bree, a […]