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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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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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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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#AZA18 under the theme WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience

EXPLORING RESILIENCE AND INNOVATION AT AZA18

From 3-5 May 2018, #AZA18 will be exploring the journey towards sustainable, adaptive and integrated cities that can respond to growing social, economic and environmental challenges, under the theme ‘WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience’. (more…)

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#AZA18 WeTheCity: HUMAN RIGHTS IN ARCHITECTURE

At #AZA18, the theme ‘WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience’ engages head on the changing role of architects in the built environment and architects’ obligations to the public – through a flexible and affordable programme that includes keynote presentations by renowned local and international speakers, professional practice sessions, student design sessions, films, workshops, walking tours, and a […]

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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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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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AZA 2012 - Rahul Mehrotr - House in an Orchard

Top international architects heading to the Mother City

Five international architects renowned for their cutting edge thinking, including David Adjaye (UK), Atelier Bow-Wow founders Yoshiharu Tsukamoto and Momoyo Kajima (Japan) and Joe Osae-Addo (Ghana) will join a host of innovative South African architects as speakers at the Architecture ZA 2012 Biennial Festival, to be held at Cape Town City Hall, from Thursday, 13 […]

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