French artist JR, uses huge photos of the faces and eyes of local women on houses in Rio’s favelas, to promote the key role of women in society.
Urban designer and planner Barbara Southworth asserts the virtue of integrated planning that puts people first in remaking cities.
Some of the brightest minds and most dedicated participants in the affordable housing arena tackled the question of ‘spatial inequality’ in our country at a recent Housing Forum.
This week we meet Cape Town photographer Katinka Bester whose intimate photographic journey takes us all on a quest for moody landscapes and uniquely beautiful faces.
Public parks should be accessible to all citizens, but what is to be done when these spaces become unsafe? Kira Kemper reflects on these issues in the light of the tragic events at Rhodes Park, Johannesburg.
Social Life created an Atlas of Social Maps, a database of social mapping examples, tools, and methods that can help us find new perspectives on urban social life and social innovation in cities.
What can an archive of news articles tell us about the urban development of a neighbourhood. A student projects asks how mapping media history can unpack the development and social history of an area.
“I use bodies, faces, words and backgrounds that might seem visible or invisible to extend the vision I wish to share.” – Okuhle Magcaba, eNca Online News Writer and Photographer. See what this young mover and shaker from Johannesburg had to say about the city.
An outline of 10 very inspiring architectural documentaries; from recollections of the Eames’ legacy to the highly anticipated film, REM. All come highly recommended.
From 8-26 of July, the event Department of Design will be open to the public. Department of Design is envisioned as a space where individuals of every discipline can meet for idea sharing and creative collaboration.