The Silo Archives - We Are Africa
26
Feb
2018
AWARD-WINNING AFRICA: ROYAL PORTFOLIO’S THE SILO HOTEL

3 -min. read It’s less than a year old, but we already can’t imagine Cape Town without MOCAA – or The Silo Hotel. Designed by Royal Portfolio, their masterwork won them the 2017 DESIGN Africa award. In the run-up to this year’s Innovation Awards, we caught up with them to talk African identity and how destinations should steer designs.

20
Sep
2017
BELIEVE YOUR EARS: ZEITZ MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART AFRICA IS OPEN

3 -min. read Today the 100,000-square-foot Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa opens its doors to the public. As the biggest public art space to launch on the continent for more than a century, it looks set to change the contemporary art market as we know it.

26
Apr
2017
WHAT’S HOT RIGHT NOW IN CAPE TOWN: EXPLORING THE MOTHER CITY

3 -min. read Got a few hours to spare in Cape Town? Remember to leave some time to visit a few of these lesser-known, so-hot-right-now shops, eats and drinks.

25
Jan
2017
FIVE HOT AFRICAN HOTEL OPENINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2017

5 -min. read Afrophiles are in luck, with five highly-anticipated African hotel openings pencilled in on our calendar over the next eight months.

15
Nov
2016
FOUR MONTHS OUT, WE TALK TO LIZ BIDEN ABOUT THE SILO CAPE TOWN

6 -min. read We talk to Royal Portfolio’s Liz Biden about the inspiration behind The Silo Cape Town, what visitors can expect from 1 March 2017 and what’s next for the brand.

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