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In Photos: Portside , Cape Town’s new tallest skyscraper

The Portside building has just recently finished construction. It is Cape Town’s largest skyscraper, and the first tall building in Cape Town in 20 years. Check out these photos of the city’s newest addition!

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Can inspiring spaces spark collaboration?

The Dutch-based architectural firm Droog designs “FLOW”, an interior structure entirely made out of recycled and scrap material including bicycle seats and egg cartons.

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How will the Dutch help co-create a better Cape Town?

Department of Design opens on 8 July 2014 in 8 Vrede Street, in the Central Business District of Cape Town as the main highlight of the Dutch programme for World Design Capital 2014.

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WDC2014: Power of Film programme released

[ May 14, 2014 7:00 pm to May 23, 2014 11:00 pm. ] Does art of film have the power to transform lives and communities? From Johannesburg to Cape Town and even further afield the project will engage with some of the most talented Africans in the creative arts and design to celebrate and explore, “How design thinking could help harness emergent innovation across African film Production, Exhibition and Distribution to bridge divides and transform lives and communities in Africa and beyond?”.

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WDC2014 Walking Tour: Urban Art

[ May 8, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Join us next Thursday 8 May 2014 for a WDC Walking Tour through the CBD looking at art in our urban landscape.

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Photo Diary: Infecting The City 2014

Photos of the the magic that took place just before the crowd and dancers started doing the electric side together at Infecting The City.

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WDC2014 Walking Tour: City Design and Architecture

[ March 6, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Following on from our previous design tours, join our urban experience this First Thursday, through interesting streets, spaces and buildings, that show how design affects our lives, and how we can lobby for better design.

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Copenhagen Solutions Exhibition in Cape Town

[ February 8, 2014 11:00 am to February 12, 2014 5:00 pm. ] As one of the Danish contributions to Cape Town as World Design Capital in 2014, we are proud to inform that the exhibition ”Copenhagen Solutions” will be on public display in Cape Town from 8th to 12th February 2014 at The Bank, 71- 73 Harrington Street, Cape Town.

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Why every community needs a Fan Walk

What if every community had a safe route like the Fan Walk in Cape Town’s CBD?

Future Cape Town officially on the WDC 2014 programme

Future Cape Town is happy to share that we are officially on the World Design Capital, Cape Town 2014 (WDC2014) programme. Not only has Future Cape Town as an organisation been officially recognised, but so has our Walking Tours and the Your City Idea installation.