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23-year old Hashim Tarmahomed, who is currently doing his Honours degree in Architecture Studies at Wits University, won the recent AfriSam Student Design Challenge.

WITS STUDENT BAGS AFRISAM STUDENT DESIGN CHALLENGE

Since its inception in 2009, the AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award has grown into South Africa’s most prestigious sustainability award programme, attracting an exciting range of entries. By honouring outstanding achievements in sustainable architecture, the awards programme has taken the lead in creating public awareness and debate about sustainability in the built environment. (more…)

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Calling on all architectural practitioners to enter the AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN AWARD CALLS FOR FORWARD THINKERS

Sustainability should be the baseline in all design, and social inclusion should be a defining feature of South African architecture. In support of the all-important sustainability agenda, AfriSam and the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) is announcing a call for entries in the AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award. All architects, engineers, project managers and design […]

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dhk Architects celebrates Women’s Month highlighting the formidable women at the helm of the studio.

dhk ARCHITECTS CELEBRATES WOMEN’S MONTH

South Africa celebrates Women’s Month annually in August. The month is dedicated to honouring the significant role of women in society and provides time to reflect on notable historical events and previously withstood challenges. To commemorate this, dhk Architects, one of the largest architectural practices in Africa, has taken the opportunity to spotlight the formidable […]

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Riaan Huiskens from the Nelson Mandela University is the 32nd winner of the Corobrik Architectural Student Award.

COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

The architects of the future will be the pathfinders who use the sophisticated technologies of the future to tackle the challenges of today whilst addressing both the learnings and the mistakes of the past, CEO of Corobrik, Mr Dirk Meyer, told key stakeholders in the world of academia, architecture and construction. (more…)

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Dr Luyanda Mpahlwa has been inaugurated as President of the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA).

NEW SAIA PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED

Cape Town architect and urban designer, Dr Luyanda Mpahlwa was inaugurated as President of the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) at an event held at the end of last at the Radisson Red Hotel in the V&A Waterfront, a building designed by his architectural firm, Design Space Africa, in association with Peerutin Architects. He […]

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Simmy Peerutin considers the implications of the recent survey on fees commissioned by the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA), which confirmed a depressing reality.

THE HIDDEN COSTS OF LOW FEES

The recent survey on fees commissioned by the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) confirmed a depressing reality, that in 2017 architects were charging fees roughly 40% less than the last Guideline Fee Scale published in 2015 by the South African Council for the Architectural Profession. This, at a time when the level of responsibility […]

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Open Studios returns to Cape Town once again, with architecture practices across the city opening their doors to the public on 3 and 4 December 2018.

OPEN STUDIOS 2018 RETURNS THIS DECEMBER

Open Studios returns to Cape Town once again, with architecture practices across the city opening their doors to the public on 3 and 4 December 2018. (more…)

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AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD SHORTLISTED PROJECTS ANNOUNCED

Following a record number of entries, the shortlisted projects for the fifth AfriSam–South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation have been revealed. (more…)

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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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Speaking to the AZA18 theme, ‘WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience’

DEBATING MEMORY AND MEANING AT AZA18

Speaking to the AZA18 theme, ‘WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience’, some of architecture’s key thinkers and practitioners will engage around the often contentious topics of Heritage and Memory. (more…)

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