Mark Saint Pôl of Square One Landscape Architects explains how Trafalgar Park, the 3 hectare park located between Woodstock and District 6, presented “a unique opportunity to create a unifying civic space in a physically and financially divided community”.
Marco Lampugnani discusses with us the challenges of design for urban commons
This year on Friday 18 September, Future Cape Town, along with its partners Blok, Young Urbanists and Future Lagos, decided to use this opportunity in Cape Town and Lagos to challenge the current mindset that parking bays are only meant for cars.
Future Cape Town, Blok and Young Urbanists propose 4 differents interventions during September 18th PARK(ing) Day.
Our voice of the city this week is Francesca Perry- editor, writer and young urbanist based in London.
[ March 9, 2015 6:00 am to March 14, 2015 8:00 pm. ] Rashiq Fataar has a chat with the Infecting The City curator, Jay Pather about this year’s event and the lessons thus far.
What If is a week long series showcasing some of the imaginative work produced by the UCT Architecture Masters graduates of 2012.
Edition 2: Taking back our quarrys.
Amidst the automobile infested concrete space of most modern cities, are spaces which allow for community to really happen.
For most of us, when we’re walking in the city, the safest place to be is on the pavement or sidewalk. However a new movement in urban street design, called ‘Shared Space’, is challenging this kind of thinking.