With the launch in January 2013 of Cape Town Design, the not-for-profit company established to implement World Design Capital 2014 and headed up by CEO Alayne Reesberg, Cape Town's bid vision is now being translated into reality. Ideas and plans outlined in Cape Town's World Design Capital bid will become tangible through the collection and curation of a rich diversity of projects for inclusion in the official 2014 programme.
- Published on 05 Feb 2013
- Published on 06 Mar 2013
Cape Town will be a focal point for the international design community in 2014, shining a global spotlight on the creativity of our city, country and continent.
- Published on 28 Feb 2013
Cape Town Design, the non-profit implementation company of World Design Capital 2014, officially called for public proposals for the city's year-long programme of design-focused events, at a small ceremony at the V&A Waterfront Clock Tower on Wednesday, 27 February 2013.
- Published on 19 Dec 2012
Cape Town Design - the implementation company of Cape Town's World Design Capital 2014 - has announced that the call for proposals around World Design Capital 2014 will open next month in January 2013.
- Published on 14 Dec 2012
The role that architecture and design can play in shaping the future of society and the mindset of citizens was a strong theme on the final day of of Architecture ZA 2012 at Cape Town City Hall.
- Published on 03 Dec 2012
Few architects can boast that they've had elephants as clients. But Rahul Mehrotra can. On the second day of AZA 2012 at Cape Town City Hall, the Indian architect, urban designer, architectural conservationist and teacher presented his Hathigaon village project in the state of Rajasthan, as part of which he had to design housing for more than 100 elephants and their mahouts (caretakers).