Play the City returned to Khayelitsha on the 20th of November, 2015 for a second session to test and gain opinions about the current Spatial Development Framework for Khayelitsha’s CBD.
A group of local stakeholders in Cape Town, aim for collaborative solutions by engaging with design of the Khayelitsha Business District, using a game called Play Khayelitsha.
Robert van Kats and Remco Rolvink discuss solutions for a leading African city, globalisation of architecture and the stories told by Lagos architecture.
Robert van Kats and Remco Rolvink discuss solutions for a leading African city, how water plays a significant role and the privatisation of water in Lagos.
Robert van Kats and Remco Rolvink discuss solutions for a leading African city and how the DASUDA are starting to take action.
This week’s Voice of the City is Cape Town-based journalist and photographer, Yazeed Kamaldien, who is at the heart of reporting major news in Cape Town and the world.
Many mayors are impressive figures and time appears to be on their side. Nation states (particularly the large ones) have an increasingly hard time and, in the context of a process of globalization, cities, and particularly small city-states, increasingly emerge victorious. Cities have first-hand experience with many of the things that occur in globalization’s wake, such as immigration and cultural and religious diversity, and are generally less dogmatic and more practical in dealing with them.
Governing the rich world’s greenest capital city is Frank Jensen’s day job. In our moment with the man who has overseen a sustained rise in bike modal share in Copenhagen, we asked a question that goes beyond the better-known metrics: how does Denmark build the consensus that is required to think and plan long-term, and to make collective sacrifices for the collective good?