"the fringe district" tag

Harrington Imaginings: Media School & Pedestrian Friendly Culture Hub

This week we take a look at some of the works which emerged from the honours architecture studio entitled Flaneur, Space, Time run by Adam Lee Casey at the University of Cape Town last year. With this final post we look at Mia Borman’s pedestrian prioritised Culture Design Lab and Arno Van Wyk’s Media School.

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On Gentrifying Neighbourhoods in Berlin and Cape Town

Gentrification. A seemingly uneasy word in the attempt to regenerate and build cities. Michellene Williams explores and contrasts the challenges and opportunities of Berlin, and how Cape Town could learn from this experience.


SPAZA Living Lab tests the water for 2014 World Design Capital vision

In May 2012, the Spaza LIving Lab event looked at how temporary urban interventions could possibly change Cape Town, in the lead up to the 2014 Spaza Urban Innovation Festival. The teams visited Philippi and Du Noon, while the Your City Idea voting installation, and Harrington Hollow was showcased in The Fringe.