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Oprah Winfrey’s Limpopo school wins top green award

Vele Secondary School in Limpopo – which was funded in part by US television dynamo Oprah Winfrey – could revolutionise the way schools are designed in this country. The school, which is being celebrated in both green and educational circles, recently won the Afrisam SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture, an honour it shared with another […]

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Three South African schools feature in top green architectural award

Three South African schools – two of them in rural areas – have come top of the class when it comes to environmental and green issues.   The South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) has partnered with AfriSam (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd for the biennial AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture aimed at recognising outstanding achievement […]

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2011/2012 Afrisam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture qualifying entries announced after vigorous adjudication phase

Following a vigorous adjudication phase aimed at identifying outstanding South African architectural projects that reflect sustainable outcomes, 12 qualifying entries for the 2011/2012 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture have been announced.   The entries will be exhibited at the SAIA Architecture ZA 2012 Biennale, hosted by the Cape Institute for Architecture in September, in the […]

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