#cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL Cape Town 2019 puts focus on resilient communities and citizen-led solutions

The adverse shocks and stresses being experienced by people and communities in cities across Africa are becoming fiercer, more complex and more intertwined. Navigating these challenges – and finding long-lasting solutions – requires a broad-based societal commitment to co-design solutions that lead to healthier and more resilient African cities and communities. [29 January 2019]. The #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL, now in its second year, is an initiative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands […]

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#cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL welcomes inspiring line-up of speakers

CAPE TOWN (8 February 2018) – The #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL Conference will welcome top local and international designers, thinkers and activists to tackle challenges in water, food security, mobility and social cohesion. The festival conference is set to take place on 23 February 2018 at the District Six Homecoming Centre. The conference organizers are excited to welcome keynote speaker, Founding Partner of Urban-Think Tank, Alfredo Brillembourg. Award-winning architect, Brillembourg was part […]

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#cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL launches in Cape Town

CAPE TOWN (17 January 2018) – The #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL is a new initiative of The Netherlands Consulate General which aims to celebrate and examine the power of design to tackle current socio-economic and environmental challenges within an African context. In collaboration with The Craft and Design Institute and Future Cape Town, the first edition of the initiative will be hosted under the theme “Beyond the Crisis.” The festival will take […]

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