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Cape Town’s future ‘Inner-city’ affordable housing sites : Plans and information

The City of Cape Town have shared their plans for the various “Inner-City” sites, to be allocated and released for the development of affordable housing. Read some of the details and information.

Open Call for Articles | The 80:20 series | Towards mixed-income housing models in South African cities

Add your voice to the dialogue on mixed-income housing models for South African cities. Apply here to write an article.

A Victory for Social Housing on the Tafelberg Site

According to the Western Cape government, 270 residential rental units for households earning under R7,500 a month could be built on the old Tafelberg school site.

Guy Briggs calls for social housing to bring Cape Town out of its apartheid history| FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Guy Briggs, Head of Urban Design at dhk Architects, talks to Weekend-Argus about the urgency and importance of social housing to bring Cape Town out of its current reality of spatial inequality, and its apartheid history.

Conradie Mixed-Income Housing Development

Plans for multi-million rand mixed-income housing development on the Conradie Hospital site have been revived and construction is set to start in early 2018.

FUTURE JOHANNESBURG | Interview with Tariq Toffa

Future Cape Town speaks with Tariq Toffa, South African architect and lecturer in the architecture department at the University of Johannesburg , about main the challenges for urban planning in South Africa and his current projects in 2015 .

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Ideas for Cape Town’s communities: From Amsterdam to Cape Town

Architecture students from Amsterdam visited Cape Town under supervision of two lecturers (Jeroen Mensink and Gert Breugem). The students identified a spatial challenge in the Cape Town metropolitan region and came up with a proposals for tackling these problems.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Why architects must do more to improve housing for the future city

From Cape Town to Caracas. An open public lecture, entitled Housing and Education the Future, bought together two inspiring architects to share their work in informal settlements and fragile contexts.

FUTURE LONDON | Watch: Demolishing one of London’s most brutalist housing projects

As the wrecking ball approaches, explore the history and legacy of Robin Hood Gardens- one of east London’s most notable brutalist housing estates.

Future Cape Town to host the Strelka Institute

On 12 and 13 April 2013, Future Cape Town will be hosting a group of students from the Strelka Institute of Design, Media and Architecture, in Cape Town.

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