The distinction is awarded to cities which recognise design as a tool for social, cultural and economic development. In 2014 Cape Town will host over 460 design projects aimed at transforming the city. Use our Design Engine to learn more about the projects as well as the people and stories behind them.
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Anyone can get involved by volunteering their time, support and mentorship in local events or projects. To make direct contact with a project of your choice, visit the projects tab on the website. Scroll to the project/s you would like to assist and email the project owner (email address is at the end of the project description). Alternatively, email projects@ with the project/s name or type of project/s you would like to volunteer for and we will put you in contact with them.