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Voices of the City Andrew Turpin

Voices of the city : Andrew Turpin | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

In this week’s voices of the city, we hear from local young architect Andrew Turpin.

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Voices of the city : Azraa Rawoot | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

In this week’s voices of the city, we hear from local urban designer Azraa Rawoot.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | 3 ideas to expand the South African National Art Gallery in Cape Town

Young architects at the University of Cape Town present design concepts for expansion of the South African National Gallery in Cape Town.

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WATCH: How can we transcend slum urbanism in Africa?

University of Cape Town professor and founding director of the African Centre for Cities, Edgar Pieterse explains the controversial logic of slum urbanism. A logic driven by the privatisation of urban services and infrastructure that creates a sharp divided in society.

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Thesis Thursday: Shards of an Industrial Past

Thesis Thursday is an architectural series showcasing a selection of dissertations produced by the UCT M.Arch (prof) graduates of 2013. Week 6: Pemberai investigates the musealization of an Archaeological site in Glencairn

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Thesis Thursday: Tunnel Vision

Thesis Thursday is an architectural series showcasing a selection of dissertations produced by the UCT M.Arch (prof) graduates of 2013. Week 2: Christo investigates infrastructural opportunism through an architectural lense.

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Thesis Thursday: Architecture of the Machine

Thesis Thursday is an architectural series showcasing a selection of dissertations produced by the UCT M.Arch (prof) graduates of 2013. Week 1: Talia explores the process of desalination and salt harvesting in Hout Bay.

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Bold City: Students design innovative bus station

At Bold City 3.0, UCT graduate students presented The Loop Project, which they collectively designed while working across 3 continents. The brief was to design a bus transit centre, with a strong focus on the use of BIM (building information modelling).

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Harrington Imaginings: Multi-use Spaces

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 post we look at Tali Gild’s centre for ‘Design Communication’ and Leonard Miller’s dense multi-use concept.

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Harrington Imaginings: Youth Centre and Cultural Development Lab

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 post we look at Karina McKindly’s Youth Centre and combination of natural landscapes as well as Charlton Botha’ Cultural Development Lab.