Future Cape Town Urban Design Policy Workshop Proceedings

Media Release: Future Cape Town Urban Design Policy Workshop Proceedings

On the 11th of May 2013, Future Cape Town co-hosted a discussion along with the Cape Town Institute for Architecture on the newly released for commentary Cape Town Urban Design Policy. This afternoon session took place at the offices for the Cape Town Institute for Architecture and included urban design and architecture professionals from local government, planning, development and architecture organizations, as well as researchers from Future Cape Town.

We are pleased to announce that we are publishing the workshop proceedings highlighting the main points discussed and our thoughts regarding the Urban Design Policy in light of this dialogue, to our website today. This document provides a summary of the themes to come out of this discussion, as well as a brief list of proposed future steps in accordance with the discussed aims of the Urban Design Policy.

We are grateful to all attendees for giving of their time and expertise, and hope that the conversation on this topic will continue.

Notes to editors:

  1. Future Cape Town is a non-profit think tank advocating for progressive urbanism and the future of our cities.

  2. The Future Cape Town Workshops are group discussions with invited thought leaders for the constructive debate of current urban and development issues.

  3. Access the summit proceedings here: FCT Workshop Proceedings Urban Design Policy


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Media Office, Future Cape Town