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Central City Development Strategy 2008

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Central City Development Strategy 2008

  1. 1. Central City Development Strategy Managing and leading change in the Cape Town Central City
  2. 2. KEY TRENDS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF THE Cape Town Central City <ul><ul><li>ACHIEVEMENTS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private-public partnerships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sound urban management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social development networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic revival since 1990s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upgrade of 170 buildings and public spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased contribution to municipal and government revenue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth in educational institutions and students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Successful visitor destination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inclusive memorialisation projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large number of events and festivals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Night-time economy </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. KEY TRENDS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF THE Cape Town Central City <ul><ul><li>CHALLENGES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City cut off from sea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Divided history </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Urban imbalance and dependency on commuter workforce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of affordable housing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Congestion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Car-dominated public environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of public toilets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insufficient children-friendly spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blank building facades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Dead” times and spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public policies that permit urban sprawl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competition from decentralised nodes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inefficient use of water and energy resources </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. seat of learning What makes cape town central city distinctive? topography africa maritime resistance, transformation cosmopolitan heritage corporate creativity well-managed neighbourhoods legislative capital global destination lifestyle
  5. 5. Central City Development Strategy “ In the next ten years, the Cape Town Central City will grow and greatly enhance its reputation as a dynamic business and people centre” <ul><ul><li>VISION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OUTCOMES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cape Town’s premier business location, recognised globally </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A high quality sustainable urban environment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A popular destination for Capetonians and visitors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A leading centre for knowledge, innovation, creativity and culture, in Africa and the South </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A place that embodies the heart and soul of Cape Town </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. BIG IDEA CAMISSA – PLACE OF SWEET WATERS Acknowledgements: Caron von Zeil
  7. 7. STRENGTHEN CONNECTIONS BETWEEN CITY AND SEA, MOUNTAIN & FRESH WATER 1 6 5 4 3 2 TABLE MOUNTAIN POTENTIAL WORLD HERITAGE SITE ROBBEN ISLAND WORLD HERITAGE SITE CAMISSA: 'the place of sweet waters' BIG IDEA 1854 Acknowledgements: Caron von Zeil
  8. 8. BIG IDEA DENSIFICATION, AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT
  9. 9. BIG IDEA INTEGRATED RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM
  10. 10. BIG IDEA INTEGRATED RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM Main transport hub – IRT legacy
  11. 11. BIG IDEA CAPE TOWN STATION
  12. 12. BIG IDEA CAPE TOWN STATION
  13. 13. BIG IDEA BIG IDEA CAPE TOWN STATION
  14. 14. BIG IDEA TWENTY NEIGHBOURHOODS
  15. 15. Central City Development Strategy PUBLIC PROCESS 10 YEAR DELIVERING PLAN <ul><ul><li>www.capetownpartnership.co.za </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.futurecapetown.gov.za </li></ul></ul>

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