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.
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 .
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.
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.
As the wrecking ball approaches, explore the history and legacy of Robin Hood Gardens- one of east London’s most notable brutalist housing estates.
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.
With the aim of “being a part of the community”, the Human Settlements Contact Centre in Manenberg, seeks to provide local residents and the wider community with a broad range of services.