The main construction for the Cape Town International Convention Centre started in February of 2015, with work scheduled for completion towards the end of 2016.
Cape Town Station will undergo a third major upgrade for R1 billion. Read the analysis of the precinct to know how the forecourt as a public space will change.
Investment in cities and urban networks Cities are already taking steps to encourage higher land use density and inner city
From the first Future Cape Town Summit, covering Urban Sprawl: 7 major highlights and ideas on the contextual constraints of Cape Town and possible future steps toward denser inclusive communities.
Last week saw a bit of a first for Future Cape Town. After hosting 14 successful #citytalk tweetchats with various collaborators, we did our first ever tweetchat mashup with Sarah Heffern and Kayla Jonas Galvin from the #builtheritage chat. Suitably, we called it #cityheritage and our topic of discussion was building reuse – the act of finding new purposes for old buildings that no longer fulfil the function they were originally designed for.
We keep an eye on the redevelopment of the Old Biscuit Mill Silo that should be completed by the start of 2013. Creative Cape Town Academy will occupy five floors with the top panoramic floor open for a new restaurant.
An institution in Greenpoint’s nightlife, the Beaulah Bar & Somerset Road Cafe is getting a much needed face lift, or