It is well known that cities are ripe spaces for public art. By utilizing buildings, parks, and other city features as their canvases, artists are given the advantage of constant visibility and interaction with passersby. But what can public art do for a city that art housed by private institutions can not?
Are cities being over discussed and just the latest fad? Join #CityTalk as we discuss whether the spotlight on cities will make way for another trendy topic in the future.
From Paris to Cape Town, Montreal to Singapore, here are some cities embracing nature through their project.
Join our next #CityTalk as we discuss ways in which our cities can fix transport to ensure a more liveable and sustainable future for all of its citizens.
We all hope for the success of our cities, but failed cities are nothing new. Join us for the next #citytalk as we discuss failed cities and the lessons that can be learned from a handful of examples.
Every third Wednesday of the month This Big City and Future Cape Town host our #citytalk tweetchat. These discussions are always based around a theme related to sustainable cities, with last week’s chat asking how can we design better cities?
Our most recent #CityTalk tweetchat with special guest Brett Herron of the City of Cape Town provided us with a bunch of cool and constructive ideas for helping cities and citizens move. Here are your ideas for making public transport more fun!
What do children see in their future cities? Grade 5 pupils at a Primary School in Pretoria share their ideas.
If sustainability was a family, social sustainability would be the black sheep. Environmental and economic sustainability are both enormous concepts with many different contributing elements, but social sustainability trumps them both with its complexity, subjectivity, and difficult-to-put-your-finger-on-it…ity.
Our favourite moments and ideas from our latest #CityTalk on The Digital City