The Place Man (2024) is a documentary produced and directed by Guillermo Bernal that explores the roots of the placemaking movement through the life of Fred Kent.
Alan Cameron (Places Plus) chats to David van Niekerk (JICP CEO) about the Walkable Network and other JICP projects s part of his podcast series on public spaces and how to make them more meaningful.
The JICP was approached to assist with identifying a suitable wall for a mural which would be the culmination of a competition held by the Dutch organisation The Next Movement. A series of workshops on the impact of cartoons, were hosted by The Cartoon Movement, with input by South African cartoonist Zapiro. Participants at the […]
The Urban Agriculture Initiative has been selected and will be part of this celebration of “the best films about making better cities”.
Topic: A New Placemaking Agenda for African Cities Description: Placemaking is integral to ensure the quality of life of residents and to create a public realm that supports both formal and informal activities, needs and expressions. This session aims to explore various ways in which public spaces have been transformed, indirectly, through other means rather […]
Join Ayanda Roji online for a presentation on the need for an increased focus on African public spaces. See the invitation below for more details. Tuesday 2nd March 2021 at 16h00. Please RSVP: Khumo Sello at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Walkable Network is a partnership-based package of interventions that target streets and public spaces to create a clean, safe and welcoming Inner City experience. The focus of the initative is improved walkability along streets and in other public places through various forms of placemaking, such as pedestrianisation, public art, street furniture, lighting, landscaping, signage, safety and cleanliness interventions through partnerships with public, private and civil society stakeholders from the property, design, security, waste management, academic, food production and other sectors.
SA Cities Network is looking for Good Hood Stories about a project, development or initiative that has made you proud to call yourself a resident of your city.
The Role of People In Place – A Zoom conversation on 20th October at 9am with David Van Niekerk, Alan Cameron and Cara Reilly as part of Urban Festival’s programme put together by the South African Cities Network in recognition of World Cities Day. Zoom: https://lnkd.in/dDWiame https://lnkd.in/dri-Qtv #UrbanFest2020