Future Cape Town counts down the most-read articles of 2014. we will continue the countdown until the end of 2014.
“I use bodies, faces, words and backgrounds that might seem visible or invisible to extend the vision I wish to share.” – Okuhle Magcaba, eNca Online News Writer and Photographer. See what this young mover and shaker from Johannesburg had to say about the city.
In Cape Town, apartheid is set in stone and poured in concrete. Michelle Provoost investigates the origins of the apartheid city and how we might navigate towards an open city.
Joburg 2040 is a blueprint for the city that responds to the continued transformation of the inherited Apartheid City, the uncertainties of present and future challenges such as migration, globalisation, climate change, natural resource scarcity, and financial markets.
Find out how this city caters to its citizens. Amongst other things, it has successfully shifted the CBD from being more car orientated to pedestrian-friendly, with creative laneways that are populated with covert boutiques, famed restaurants, hole-in-the-wall cafes and vibrant bars.
From the 15th to the 20th of September, Future Cape Town will be visiting a number of urban development organisations in the Netherlands as a guest of the Het Nieuwe Instituut. As Managing Director of the nonprofit Our Future Cities, Rashiq Fataar will meet and share ideas relevant to design, sustainability, and creating more livable cities across the globe.
60 million people every year are heading into the cities and the UN estimates the trend is going to continue until 85% of the whole population end up living in the cities. With the vast migration to urban spaces, the challlenge is creating cities that are space efficient and intergrated.
A powerful anti-poaching installation by artist Andre Carl is constructed on the Sea Point Promenade as part of the City’s public art program called art54.
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This week Voices of the City features Lola Adefope, a creative soul who calls Lagos her home.