A bronze bust of Nelson Mandela was unveiled outside Parliament on 28 April 2014 Update (February 2017) : The City
This week our voices of the city is Oyindamola Fakeye, curator of art, fashion and music.
This week, we hear from Cape Town resident, Caryn Gootkin. Gootkin read law at Trinity Hall College, Cambridge and later became an attorney. Gootkin left the legal profession in 2009 and now works as a writer and copy-editor. She writes a regular column for The Media Online and serves on the board of directors of The Big Issue South Africa.
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.
The Your City Idea installation, a shortlisted World Design Capital 2014 project, will stand in the City Hall from 14-25 April as part of the Future Foreshore Exhibition .The exhibition includes Cape Town Partnership and Future Cape Town to facilitate public engagement with current developments and the future of the foreshore.
On Sunday, 25 August, Future Cape Town will be hosting our 2nd walking tour entitled ‘Open City’.
I’m fond of the Grand Parade. It is essentially Cape Town’s oldest public square, dating back to 1697. Even though
Day Two at AZA 2012 was fact-intensive, but culminated in a truly memorable engagement with a new voice in Architecture for the Global South, Rahul Mehrotra. With large grounds of work covered today, many students and practitioners alike will undoubtedly be left with much to ponder as they rest after a hard day of learning.
Future Cape Town has been announced as the social media and online partner for the Architecture ZA 2012 Biennial Festival, which is taking place at Cape Town City Hall from 14 until 16 September.
A running start to the AZA2012 Biennale’s first day. We were exposed to a smorgasbord of architectural perspectives on the spaces we could make, the ones we have made (for better or worse) and the ones that never were.