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FUTURE LAGOS | Working in Lagos. Making Lagos work. (Part 3)

Robert van Kats and Remco Rolvink discuss solutions for a leading African city, globalisation of architecture and the stories told by Lagos architecture.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Interview: Working in Lagos. Making Lagos work (Part 2)

Robert van Kats and Remco Rolvink discuss solutions for a leading African city, how water plays a significant role and the privatisation of water in Lagos.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Interview: Working in Lagos. Making Lagos work. (Part 1)

Robert van Kats and Remco Rolvink discuss solutions for a leading African city and how the DASUDA are starting to take action.

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FUTURE LAGOS | The Lagos Tour: Yaba

‘The Lagos Tour’ is a monthly feature from Future Lagos that explores the city using photography and this month we have walked around Yaba, an up and coming, suburb of Lagos.

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Using technology to conceptualise the future of Wingfield

Presenting its interactive digital urban design tools, DASUDA found collaborative partners in local experts, organisations and City of Cape Town representatives.

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WATCH: South Africa’s tower of trouble

Ponte City, in Johannesburg, is Africa’s tallest residential structure. Once infamous for its gangs and drugs, the tower is now undergoing an urban regeneration.

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Makoko: ‘Venice of Lagos’

The story of Makoko (a low-income settlement on water and land) is one of slum clearance, forced eviction, perseverance, resistance, collaboration, and urban regeneration.

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Design the City: Making the case for Bellville Central Area

On Friday 15th of November, The Greater Tygerberg Partnership closed the Design the City series of seminars with a session mostly focused on the Eastern and Southern area, that is; Bellville central and the UWC/ CPUT “Mega-campus”.

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Design the City: Western Area of Voortrekker Road Corridor

How would you design the Western area of the Voortrekker Road corridor? On November 12th, the Future Cape Town team attended the first of three “Design the City” seminars.

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Turning the tide on urban decay

In early 2012, the City of Cape Town tasked the Mayoral Urban Regeneration Programme (MURP) with resuscitating areas which had suffered under years of urban decay through efforts focused on improving safety and security, the quality of life and rectifying various socio-economic ills left behind in the wake of apartheid. We reflect on the opportunities and challenges of this massive task.