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Watch: New Cities Summit aims to re-imagine cities

Check out a short video review of this year’s New Cities Summit held in Dallas, Texas.

Photos by Mikhail Motala of Mik Motala Photography.

Voices of the City: Fred Hayman

Voices of the City is a new, weekly feature that spotlights the everyday lives of our citizens, living and working in the city.

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Voices of the City: Papa Omotayo

This week, we interview Papa Omotayo, Architect and Lagos resident for 9 years.

The Company's Garden (photo courtesy of the City of Cape Town)

Voices of the City: Charne Simpson

This week’s Voices of the City sees us learning more about Charne Simpson, a born and bred Cape Town creative.

Day 1 of the Arts and Culture Indaba (photo by Bruce Sutherland)

Arts and Culture Indaba a step forward in Cape Town

On 3 and 4 June 2014, the arts and culture community of Cape Town gathered at City Hall to participate in the second annual Arts and Culture Indaba.

Photograph: Allan Baxter/Getty Images

Voices of the City: Interview with Sharon Lewis

This week’s Voices of the City sees us learning more about Sharon Lewis of the Johannesburg Development Agency.

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The world’s best social housing projects?

A universal problem facing cities worldwide today is mass social housing. This issue manifests differently in different places: in some cases, housing built on modernist principles has proven unsustainable and socially problematic

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#CityTalk: What is the Legacy of the World Cup?

With the World Cup in full fledge and some controversy associated with it and the 2022 edition, mega events in cities are back on the spot. It is hard to ignore that there has been a gigantic paradigm shift of how these events develop.

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Sanitation Solutions: Interview with David Auerbach

The New Cities Summit kicks off in Dallas today and our Director, Rashiq Fataar, sits down with the co-founder of Sanergy, David Auerbach, to discuss solutions to sanitation challenges in Africa.

Dawn Jorgensen (photo by Dawn Jorgensen)

Is Cape Town an “African” city? : An interview with South African travel writer Dawn Jorgensen

South African travel writer Dawn Jorgensen sits down with Our Future Cities and shares her perspective on whether Cape Town is an ‘African city.’