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The Yacht Club: New development along Cape Town’s Roggebaai Canal

The Yacht Club, a mixed-use development of R1.2bn is being created in Roggebaai, next to the V&A Waterfront, and should be complete in 2017.

V&A Waterfront Renovations

Waterfront Undergoing Significant Renovations to Food Court

The harbour-facing side of Victoria Wharf is undergoing significant renovations throughout the Winter months.


New Pwc offices at the Silo Precinct near completion

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The new Pwc offices are scheduled for completion in June 2016 with 13,500 sqm of AAA grade office space, and the goal of being rated 4 green stars. The structure is currently far advanced with the roof slab being poured on the northern core. PwC and the V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd signed […]


V&A Waterfront announces R700m ‘Canal District’

A night-time render of Amsterdam House Credit: dhk architects

The R700 million first phase of a new district at the V&A Waterfront is underway with a corporate head office for British American Tobacco South Africa (BAT South Africa) as the first project in this mixed-use area. Totalling 75 000 m² (or 7.6 hectares), the mixed-use Canal District straddles both […]

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | A vision for a new port precinct in Cape Town

A bold new vision for re-establishing the city’s links with the sea – will it be implemented, and if so, how will it work for all Capetonians?

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Who will build Cape Town’s iconic museum, MoCAA: Groundbreaking

How do you turn forty-two vertical concrete tubes into a place to experience contemporary culture? Here is a glimpse in to the construction process of the ZEITS Museum of Contemporary Art Africa to be complete by March 2016.


Cape Town’s biggest design market? An Interview with Trevyn McGowan

The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is being shaken up by one of the most prolific figures in South African design: Trevyn McGowan. R50 million has been invested into the revamping of the former Blue Shed Craft Market into a new hub of craft, design, and wellness called The Watershed. It is set to becomes Cape Town’s biggest permanent design market with an opening in mid 2014.

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New York Waterfront gets ready for the future

Rebuild by Design, a competition which tasks teams with improving the resiliency of New York’s waterfront communities through locally-responsive, innovative design. Each proposal was required to be “flexible, easily phased, and able to integrate with existing projects in progress”.

Also Read: Cape Town to get Museum of Contemporary Art

Go inside the ZEITZ Museum of Contemporary Art Africa by Heatherwick Studio

Thomas Heatherwick revealed as the designer for the new ZEITZ Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town, set to open in 2016.


This week on Metropolist: A museum for Africa

[ December 10, 2013; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] In Episode 2 of Metropolist we interview part of the team that will be bringing to life, the planned Museum of Contemporary Art Africa to be housed in the Grain Silo building at the Waterfront.