Urban Festival 2020 – Session 3

27 October 2021



Session 3: 13:00 pm -15:00 pm

13:00 pm -13:10 pm Music – Southern Cities Music

This session will open with a song entitled Southern Cities composed by Ghanaian Cape Town-based musician and insurgent planner, the first original song of urbanism in the Global South.


13:10 pm -13:30 pm – City Sustainability Showcase: City of Tshwane

Tshwane House in line with the government’s commitment to green building, Tshwane House incorporates sustainable building features and has achieved a five-star Green Star SA rating


13:30 pm – 15:00 pm – Cities as Green Job Engines

The constraints that climate change and environmental degradation place on economies have created the opportunity for extensive growth in green industry and technology. This session will explore how cities could attract green industries and stimulate employment in the green technology industries while creating lasting benefits for youth and communities.


Speakers: Matthew Cullinan, Gaylor, Montmasson-Clair & Colleen Masango