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Winning Team Gerrit Strydom & Lwandile Gcume City of Cape Town, Western Cape, C2C Consulting Engineers Errol van Amsterdam & Marvin Fester, Spyda Ramps Co. Clive Crofton.

Opening of winning PLAYscapes design
Opening of winning PLAYscapes design
Winning Professional PLAYscape entry, Cape Town Gardens Skatepark
PLAYscapes winning design in South Africa

Which city is the most fun? London, NYC, Buenos Aires, Bangkok, Moscow, Cape Town?


To answer this question Building Trust international asked professional and student architects and designers from cities around the World to propose ideas which encouraged public interaction and turned redundant city spaces into fun creative places.

A multidisciplinary team from the City of Cape Town were announced as the Professional winners in a design competition that has turned a neglected forgotten underpass into an interactive playscape. The winning design: Cape Town Mill St skatepark re-uses a space transforming an under used and blighted underpass into a community led skate park.

The winning design from the Student Category was from Ricardo Alves Morais, Ivo Castro Nascimento, João Maria Bebiano Peixe, Diogo Baeta Neves dos Anjos, Rúben de Sousa Teodoro & Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, Faculty of Architecture and Arts in Portugal.

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