Share your visions for the Princess...
We know you all can imagine much better things for the Princess than a shopping mall! Please share your ideas for how you think Princess Vlei could be developed to be a world class urban nature park. What would you like to see there? How can we work with the community to make this happen? What other examples are there in South Africa and around the world to inspire us? How can we create a design for the vlei that can transform and uplift surrounding communities and promote a unified city?
These ideas will help to inform our proposal for a World Design Capital project around Princess Vlei.
Supporters are now helping to
By doing this, I will be enabling the Princess Vlei Forum volunteers to sustain projects that Involve the community in designing and re-imagining Princess Vlei to ensure that it can best serve present and future citizens. Motivate the community to take ownership and maintain and protect the vlei in the long term. Build a culture of citizen action to value and protect our natural…
The Princess Vlei is the first vlei in a chain of wetlands that runs through Grassy Park, Cape Town, purifying the water before it runs into the sea. It is a relatively small vlei, but it has a big history, and has long been treasured by the many citizens who have enjoyed its beauty and tranquility. But now it is fighting for its life, as it faces the threat of a proposed development: a double…
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