Future Cape Town hears about how public spaces compare between Cape Town and Rotterdam from the dutch born Hedwig Crooijmans-Lemmer
On May 4th, Future Cape Town and the Urban Design Institute of South Africa, platformed an event to discuss the future of public spaces and the vital role which activism plays to drive it forward.
The second event in the series ‘The future of public space’ will consider the role and impact of activism in the shaping the future of public spaces in South Africa and the potential for sustainable, long-term, systemic change.
A series of short films developed as part of the launch of the Global Street Design Guide have us going back to the drawing board, exploring past projects, articles and thoughts around the very definition of a street.
Spatial analysis of Bree Street in Johannesburg questions the universality of globalisation and reveals potential for new forms of urbanity to emerge
Freelance street photographer David van der Want observes the streets of Cape Town and communicates something about the places and spaces people use.
In this funny and thought-provoking talk, Janette Sadik-Khan, transportation commissioner of New York City, shares projects that have reshaped street life in the 5 boroughs, including pedestrian zones in Times Square, high-performance buses and a 6,000-cycle-strong bike share. Her mantra: Do bold experiments that are cheap to try out.
The founder of London’s The School of Life Alain de Botton presents a manifesto that explains how to make attractive cities in 6 fundamental rules.
Rashiq Fataar speaks with Dele Adeyemo, creative director of Pidgin Perfect about The Power of ZA film project and exhibition and why architecture and city making were on the agenda.
Main Road Chronicles is an ongoing street photography project by Guy Neveling and Paul Cocks. Sometimes walking together but mostly hitting the road on their own, Guy and Paul shoot with Main Road, Cape Town as their subject, give or take a few roads running parallel.