Rashiq Fataar

Rashiq Fataar is an urbanist and the director of Our Future Cities (comprised of Future Cape Town and Future Lagos), an influential organisation leading discourse and action related to the future of African cities. As an independent urbanist, he helps leads research, strategy and communication for urban planning and development projects with a focus on public spaces and urban regeneration. He is also invited as a thought lead on cities, as a writer and speaker and international conferences and conventions. Fataar has previously served on the board of Cape Town Tourism and holds an Actuarial Science degree from the University of Cape Town.

Public Spaces in African cities


Urbanist and Director of Our Future Cities

African public spaces are complex, especially so against the backdrop of fast urbanising cities and increasing socio-economic volatility.