Space of Good Hope
Fadly Isaacs, Melinda Silverman, the School of Architecture, Planning & Geomatics
Delft, Cape Town, South Africa
Space of Good Hope is a postgraduate research studio at the School of Architecture, Planning & Geomatics at the University of Cape Town that emphasises community engagement and design in Delft, Cape Town. The project is equally a space for learning as well as a way of learning from place: a collective search for embedded knowledge in marginalised urban spaces.
CaliGraph Community Murals
CaliGraph works with professional Zimbabwean artists to subvert outdoor advertising to create public artwork that transforms spaces and places through community engagement, colour and creativity.
Lutheran Church Outreach Foundation Community Centre
Thomas Chapman, Local Studio
Johannesburg, South Africa
Opened in 2015, the Lutheran Church Outreach Foundation Community Centre was designed by Local Studio, a Johannesburg based architecture and urbanism practice. The building stands as the first new-build social infrastructure project for the neighbourhood since the 1970s and anchors an ecosystem of socially engaged spatial interventions by the organisation.