On Wednesday 13 May, Future Cape Town, and its Young Urbanists members hosted two internationally renowned architects; Alfredo Brillembourg of Urban-Think Tank (U-TT) and Luyanda Mpahlwa of DesignSpaceAfrica at the public lecture: ‘Housing and Educating the future’. The event, which trended nationally on Twitter, drew a crowd of close to 150 students, architects, urbanists and members of the public. It took place at a new exhibition space on Harrington Street.
This week’s Voice of the City is controversial fine artist, watercolourist and writer Laura Windvogel AKA Lady Skollie. She is the creator of the blog Lady $kollie.
Future Cape Town speaks with Alfredo Brillembourg, the Venezuelan architect founder of Urban-Think Tank who talks about the challenges in emergent urbanism and his projects in 2015 .
Rashiq Fataar speaks with Dele Adeyemo, creative director of Pidgin Perfect about The Power of ZA film project and exhibition and why architecture and city making were on the agenda.
Future Cape Town asks Twitter how the industrial neighbourhood of Paarden Eiland can reinvent itself to contribute to the future of the city.
The competition winning design for the new international airport at Mexico City by Foster + Partners, FR-EE (Fernando Romero Enterprise) and NACO (Netherlands Airport Consultants) .
Rashiq Fataar chats to Michael Roach, the founder of the newly formed Future Gold Coast.
How gated communities keep insiders in, outsiders out, and leave the national project on the back foot.
China has unveiled the world’s first hydrogen fueled tram.
Our voice of the city this week is Francesca Perry- editor, writer and young urbanist based in London.