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Beatriz Colomina, from Princeton University in the United States, will speak at one of Africa’s first and largest premier urban culture and design festivals, ArchitectureZA 2015 (AZA2015).


This year’s ArchitectureZA 2015 (AZA2015) boasts an impressive line-up of international speakers with a wealth of varied and fascinating contributions to the world of architecture. With captivating speakers from around the world and locally, AZA2015 is set to present the latest trends and newest ideas whilst giving many an opportunity to learn from and network […]

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The revitalization of an abandoned mine shaft in Johannesburg wins a place for Dylan Watkins of the University of Johannesburg in this year’s Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards.

Achieving sustainable built environments with low impacts on the natural environment is becoming a universal goal. Energy usage in buildings is under the spotlight. Water wise projects are most likely to get the go ahead. That’s why an in-depth understanding of the environmental constraints and impacts of technologies on architectural solutions is emerging so important […]

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The Gauteng Institute for Architecture announces the 19 shortlisted nominees for the 2013 GIfA Awards for Architecture

The GAUTENG INSTITUTE FOR ARCHITECTURE (GIfA) is gearing up for its biennial Awards for Architecture, which will be held on 31 October 2013 at the Turbine Hall in Newtown. A total of 39 submissions were received for shortlisting from Gauteng’s foremost architectural practitioners, allowing for an extremely diverse selection of new buildings ranging from small […]

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2012 C&CI Architectural Masterclass to focus on ‘A Piece of the City’

The Cement & Concrete Institute’s 2012 International Masterclass lectures for architects will be held in Cape Town on September 17 and 18.   C&CI architect, Daniel van der Merwe, says the Masterclass – the fourth to be presented by the Institute – forms part of an ongoing C&CI initiative in continued architectural education in South […]

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The South African Informal City Exhibition – Newtown: 11 November – 11 December

The South African Informal City Exhibition was launched on Thursday, 10 November, on a warm summer’s evening in the heart of Johannesburg. A small crowd turned out at the Bus Factory in Newtown to preview the exhibition before it was opened to the public on 11 November. Students and architects, planners and city officials mingled […]

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South African Informal City Exhibition opens this Friday

The South African Informal City Exhibition is one of the Technical Site Visits offered by the Local Government Programme for COP17, during the United Nations seventeenth Conference of Parties, which runs from 28 November to the 9 December 2011 in Durban, South Africa. The Exhibition itself will be held from 11 November to 11 December […]

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New Design in Hospitality confex puts experience-driven hospitality in the spotlight

15 – 16 September 2011, The Forum, Turbine Hall, Newtown, Johannesburg Thebe Exhibitions & Projects Group announced the launch of Design in Hospitality (DiH), the first confex of its kind to be held in South Africa. The inaugural two-day event will take place on 15 and 16 September at The Forum, Turbine Hall, Newtown, Joburg. […]

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