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Have your say at the Future Foreshore Exhibition

Have your say at the Future Foreshore Exhibition

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Location: City Hall (2nd floor) Darling Street, Cape Town
Duration: 14 – 25 April 2014
Opening hours: 10am – 6pm weekdays, 10am – 1pm Saturdays, closed Sundays

The Your City Idea installation, a shortlisted World Design Capital 2014 project, will stand  in the City Hall from 14-25 April as part of the Future Foreshore Exhibition.The installation is a 2 metre tall yellow box that displays two…

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1 million passengers a month for MyCiti?

1 million passengers a month for MyCiti?

The introduction of several new MyCiTi routes since November 2013 has seen an impressive 89% growth in passenger numbers, highlighting the demand for quality public transport in Cape Town.

Monthly passenger trips grew from 402 880 in November 2013 to…

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Top Design(s) Chosen For Naspers Centre

Top Design(s) Chosen For Naspers Centre

On 4 April 2014 Future Cape Town attended the announcement event for the winner of the Reimagining An Icon Design24 Competition to reimagine the facade of the Naspers Centre in the Foreshore of Cape Town. Rashiq Fataar, our Managing Director, was one of the panel judges that decided on the winner and runners up. However, from the total 94 designs that were entered, not one fully met all the…

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This Saturday: Cape Town BRT Expands to Atlantis

This Saturday: Cape Town BRT Expands to Atlantis

The MyCiTi bus service starts operating in Atlantis on Saturday 12 April 2014 when the first six new routes with 65 stops are launched:

  • Route 231 to Atlantis Industria East
  • Route 232 to Avondale, Protea Park and Atlantis Industria West
  • Route 233 to Saxonsea
  • Route 236 to Sherwood
  • Route 239 to Duynefontein and Melkbosstrand
  • T03 to Melkbosstrand, Table View and Omuramba

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These routes will connect…

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The Cities This Week: Edition 60

ATHENS “”Sell off your islands … and the Acropolis with it!” screamed the German tabloid Bild in 2010, in one of the most widely resented headlines of the Euro crisis.

The Cities This Week: Edition 57

The Cities This Week: Edition 57

Source: Rob Bennett/Office of Mayor of New York/Getty Images

Source: Rob Bennett/Office of Mayor of New York/Getty Images

NEW YORK CITY

Emergency workers on Saturday sifted through debris Saturday from the site of a deadly explosion at two New York City apartment buildings, as they worked to reach deeper into the basement levels to clear the way for investigators to search for clues that might reveal what caused the blast. Fire commissioner Salvatore…

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This Week on Metropolis: No Space for Waste

This Week on Metropolis: No Space for Waste

metropolist whiteGoing green is everywhere. We try to eat organic foods,to save electricity, to cycle or walk instead of drive, all in an attempt to reduce our carbon footprint. Perhaps with all this talk on “re-use,reduce,recycle”, we’re even feeling a bit of Green fatigue at the moment.

As globalization seems to make the world a much smaller place, it’s easy  to see how the lives of people (and plants and…

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The Cities This Week: Edition 55

KUNMING “On Saturday, a team of knife-wielding terrorists killed 29 people and wounded 130 others at a train station in the southwest Chinese city Kunming.

This week on Metropolist : GUILD Design Fair

This week on Metropolist : GUILD Design Fair

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The much anticipated GUILD Design Fair by Southern Guild forms part of Cape Town’s World Design Capital 2014 events programme. Africa’s first international design fair will be held at The Lookout at The V&A Waterfront  running from Friday, 28 February until 9 March 2014.

“More than  just a fair for beautiful objects”, GUILD not only exhibits limited edition collectible designs from Africa, the…

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Design the new face of the Naspers Centre building

Design the new face of the Naspers Centre building

Design 24 Naspers Centre

There are many ways to participate in World Design Capital, Cape Town 2014, but what about becoming a designer through entering a competition? The Design24 competition launched by Media2014 in late 2013 is welcoming all South African designers and non-designers to enter their concepts for a new facade for the Naspers Centre building, located in the heart of the Foreshore (if the Foreshore has a…

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