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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | 16 finalists for R1 million public art competition

16 finalists have been shortlisted in the R1 million public art competition launched by the Western Cape Government earlier this year, the chosen installation will be built on the newly established plaza, corner of Dorp and Long streets, within the WCG precinct.

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R1 million public art competition launched

Are you a visionary installation artist? If so, this is your chance! The Western Cape Government has announced a call for entries for a permanent installation piece to be constructed in downtown Cape Town. The selected piece should encompass Cape Town’s incredible culture while being a visionary icon of the city. Read about the competition specifics and requirements to find out more!

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Getting government to think design

A two-day workshop on design-thinking was held by the City of Cape Town at Department of Design to encourage innovative solutions to improve service delivery.

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Top Design(s) Chosen For Naspers Centre

The winning design(s) of the Design24 comptition ‘Reimagining An Icon’ to redesign the facade of the Naspers Centre was announced on 4 April 2014.

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Designing our city beyond 2010: #WDC2014 tour

[ March 1, 2014; 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. ] #WDC2014 is here and our design walking tour is about designing our city beyond 2010. How do we connect Cape Town Stadium, the Green Point Common and Park, Waterfront, City Centre, and surrounds into one connected urban fabric?

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This week on Metropolist : GUILD Design Fair

On Metropolist this week, we interview, Trevyn McGowan who believes that, “in the established world of collectible design South Africa has something very new to say”. Listen in as we discuss how to support local design and why the collaboration between international and local design is important for Cape Town and cities as a whole.

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Design the new face of the Naspers Centre building

Get designing and enter the Design 24 competition for a new face of the Naspers Centre building, and possibly change the face of the Foreshore?

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This week on Metropolist: The face of cities

What or who is the face of the city, and how can architecture, tourism, branding and the people of a city contribute positively or negatively to that face? This and more on Metropolist this week.

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WATCH: The World Design Capital, Cape Town 2014, by Monocle TV

Have a look on the recent short film of Monocle TV introducing Future Cape Town’s Walking Tour as an official project of the World Design Capital.

WDC2014 Walking Tour: Architecture, Past and Future

[ February 6, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] World Design Capital, Cape Town 2014 is underway! Join our second Walking Tour of the year, about “Architecture, Past and Future”.