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Paragon Architects South Africa (PASA), part of the Paragon Group of architecture and interior architecture companies, has been awarded a Level 1 rating for 2018

Thorsten Deckler speaks at the 31st Corobrik Architectural Awards.

Thorsten Deckler, co-founder of Johannesburg-based 26’10 South Architects, was the keynote speaker at the recent 31st Corobrik Architectural Awards. Deckler, who worked for Rem Koolhaas in the Netherlands and for Peter Rich Architects in Johannesburg before starting his own practice, Anne Graupner, is known for engaging in a range of projects in townships, the inner […]

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The recently awarded prestigious Corobrik SAIA Institute of Architects (SAIA) Awards recognised the top architectural projects of recent times.

Corobrik SAIA Architectural Award Winners

One hundred and eighty architects and built environment professionals gathered in Pretoria on Friday 4 May 2018 for the prestigious Corobrik SAIA Institute of Architects (SAIA) Awards evening.  Through this event, top architectural projects of recent times were recognised. (more…)

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Louise Brukman, a former Master's student at the University of Cape Town, tackled the global problem of how landscape architecture can help repair landscape damaged by fires and prevent future catastrophes, earning her Corobrik’s Most Innovative Final Year Landscape Architecture Award for 2017.

COROBRIK’S MOST INNOVATIVE FINAL YEAR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AWARD

The devastating Knysna fires of June 2017 almost destroyed the family home of Louise Brukman, a former Master’s student at the University of Cape Town. Her parents risked their lives to save the house and many people close to her were unable save to their homes. These events inspired her to explore Landscape Architectural solutions […]

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Sassda announces the official launch of its biennial stainless steel awards which this year centre around the theme ‘Celebrating Innovation’.

UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA’S COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR WINNER

Sustainable building demands architectural design that aims to minimise negative environmental impacts through efficiency and balance in the use of materials, energy and development space. It is a mindful approach to energy and ecological conservation in the creation of the built environment. (more…)

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Yousuf Vawda of the University of KwaZulu-Natal University won the regional Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards for his thesis entitled ‘Memento Mori - Remember Your Death’

UKZN COROBRIK AWARD WINNER EXPLORES SACRED SPACE AND THE MEMORY OF THE DEAD

Great architectural design is sustainable design. It is design which ensures that the built environment complies with the principles of social, economic and ecological sustainability. It requires skill and sensitivity on the part of the architect. This was evident in full measure during the regional rounds of the 31st Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year […]

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Su-Elna Bester won first prize in the regional Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards at the University of the Free State for her thesis entitled, ‘The M.CAC / Multi-Cultural Centre of Dubai’.

UFS COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR

Innovation is the standout quality that differentiates design resolutions and helps define architecture as special and appreciated by one’s peers. Innovation in sync with context provides the delight factor permitting architectural design to compete comfortably on the world stage. Technical skill, the ability to create memorable form that draws one in while treading softly on […]

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University of Johannesburg architecture student Sarah Treherne received first prize at the regional awards ceremony for the 31st Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award.

AWARD WINNING YOUNG ARCHITECTS PAVE THE WAY TO THE FUTURE

The architects of the future are the ones that will completely transform the way that we inhabit this earth and usher in the lived reality that will be the fourth industrial revolution. (more…)

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31ST COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD STEPS INTO THE FUTURE

We are in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution where architecture, like almost every profession, stands to be completely disrupted and transformed. This is a world with infinite possibilities, a world where billions of people are connected by mobile devices and computers have almost unbounded processing power. This is the age of artificial intelligence, […]

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Onsite kitchen constructed using 12 000 Constantia Travertine variation face bricks donated by Corobrik.

COROBRIK DONATES FACE BRICKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SCHOOL KITCHEN

Matroosbergweg Primary School initiated a feeding programme years back to ensure its pupils, many of whom come from disadvantaged backgrounds, were able to eat three meals daily. Although funds were established for the food, the school has been operating the programme from a classroom with insufficient equipment. (more…)

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The University of Zululand opens R40-million state-of-the-art residential upgrade

FACEBRICK MAKES FOR HEALTHY LIVING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND

The University of Zululand – one of the country’s oldest and most remote tertiary institutions – is celebrating the opening of a R40-million state-of-the-art residential upgrade at its main KwaDlangezwa Campus. (more…)

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