An innovative program that looks to reduce crime through urban design.
To reduce crime in the sprawling suburb of Khayelitsha—a township with roughly one million inhabitants, about 18 miles from the center of Cape Town—city officials and the German Development Bank created the Violence Prevention Through Urban Upgrading (VPUU) program.
It is with great pleasure and pride that Monkeybiz will be welcoming world renowned bead artist, Joyce J. Scott to Cape Town in July, from the Unites States on the 22nd -23rd and the 28th - 29th July.
Joyce is known throughout the world as a prolific Bead Artist. She would like to realise her lifetime dream to come to South Africa, share her skills with her African sisters and give back to our community.
Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana focuses on WDC projects contributing to positive change.
Over the past two weeks I have been greatly inspired by the number of World Design Capital projects that are actively encouraging collaboration to achieve positive social and economic change, writes Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana.
Focusing on sustainable and urban agriculture visits - a #WDC601 City of Eden initiative.
The first tour is a SEEDBOMB Cape Town and Historical City Farm tour that traces the fascinating story of indigenous people, stormy voyages, the global slave trade, wild animals, wars the discovery of gold is interwoven with the astonishing tale of farming and water.
Small groups of craft producers have had a great opportunity to test out their products and sales skills at the V&A Waterfront
Building on this pilot initiative and their involvement in its conceptulisation, the Cape Craft Design Institute - CCDI - will continue to be part of the Waterfront’s visionary R50 million Watershed project to reimagine craft and design retail in this location.