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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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This year, the theme for the Architecture ZA festival (#AZA18) programme is ‘WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience’.

#AZA18: WeTheCity

This year, the Architecture ZA festival (#AZA18) is inviting all those engaged with the built environment to be part of a call for participatory action around how we shape our cities collectively. (more…)

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AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE + INNOVATION ENTRIES NOW OPEN

The biennial AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation, founded by AfriSam and the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA), recognises the contributions that bring sustainable innovation to human living environments through an integrated approach to communities, planning, design, architecture, building practice, natural systems and technology. (more…)

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Boogertman+Partners Architects was Awarded in the Sustainable Architecture category

AWARDED PROJECTS IN THE AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE + INNOVATION ANNOUNCED

Seven Awards and four Commended projects were announced in the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation at the gala event in Cape Town on 27 October 2016. (more…)

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The 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation have been announced. Seven Awards and four Commended projects were chosen by the award adjudicators from a total of 22 final qualifying entries. The awards recognise the increasing importance of sustainable and innovative design practice in the South African built environment. The Sustainable Architecture category saw three Awarded projects – the DEA Building by Boogertman+Partners Architects, Gorgeous Green House by Sagnelli Associate Architects and Oudebosch Camp Kogelberg by Architecture Coop.

AWARDED PROJECTS IN THE AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD

Seven Awards and four Commended projects were announced in the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation at the gala event in Cape Town on 27 October 2016. The eleven projects chosen by the award adjudicators were among a total of 22 final qualifying entries that had been selected from a record number of […]

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