April 18, 2019

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Institute of Landscape Architecture Malaysia (ILAM), Regulates the profession of landscape architects -

Thursday, April 18, 2019

JOBURG CITY’S SIGNATURE PROJECT, JABULANI NODE, COMES ALIVE -

Thursday, April 18, 2019

City calls on residents and professionals to assist with new local development plans for Cape Town -

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Moshe Safdie Designs Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport As a Destination Garden -

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

It’s That Time of Year Again & SANBI are Ready to Wow! -

Friday, April 12, 2019

The Hottest New Spot on Florida Road -

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

City completes an array of park and facility upgrade projects -

Sunday, April 7, 2019

POLYPHAGOUS SHOT HOLE BORER- PSBH.CO.ZA -

Friday, March 29, 2019

Conservation AT Work -

Friday, March 29, 2019

2019 Corobrik-ILASA Awards of Excellence -

Friday, March 29, 2019

South Africa’s First Plastic Road! -

Friday, March 22, 2019

John Deere Power Products celebrates milestone machine -

Friday, March 22, 2019

Jacobsen supports student from South Africa to Staffordshire -

Friday, March 22, 2019

City springs into action to clean and mow parks -

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Walkway project underway at Homestead -

Friday, March 15, 2019

City receives R50 million to create 1 300 green jobs -

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Public Arts Commission ups funding for Merschel Plaza sculpture -

Friday, March 8, 2019

Comment on the Cape Town Draft Water Strategy – 08 March 2019 -

Friday, March 8, 2019

Corobrik playing its part in looking after the planet -

Friday, March 8, 2019

The Nature of Cities Summit -

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

This is all that’s left of a R7m ‘smart park’ in Cape Town.

Rubble and ash are all that remain of a R7.6m “smart park” opened just 16 months ago in in one of Cape Town’s most troubled neighbourhoods.

“There is nothing left,” Zahid Badroodien, the mayoral committee member for community services, said on Wednesday.

Children at Seawinds Smart Park when it was opened on Heritage Day in September 2017

THEN… Children at Seawinds Smart Park when it was opened on Heritage Day in September 2017 
Image: City of Cape Town

What remains of the children's playground after 16 months of vandalism and 'wanton destruction'

… AND NOW What remains of the children’s playground after 16 months of vandalism and ‘wanton destruction’ 
Image: City of Cape Town

“Wanton destruction and vandalism” had turned Seawinds Smart Park, near gang-plagued Lavender Hill, into a charred skeleton.

Badroodien said: “The park … provided families with world-class features that included a water play area where children could learn about the water cycle and splash around in shallow water; a younger children’s play area; a multipurpose playground; two multipurpose courts that could host a variety of ball games; a picnic area and covered stage; as well as outdoor exercise areas.

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