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Two SA teams will compete on the global stage at the 15th Saint-Gobain Multi Comfort Student Contest.

LOCAL ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS WIN OPPORTUNITY TO COMPETE ON GLOBAL STAGE

Thanks to an international competition which identifies and develops tomorrow’s architectural talent, two teams of South African students have the opportunity to compete on the global stage at the 15th Saint-Gobain Multi Comfort Student Contest. (more…)

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The finalists for this year’s Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award incorporated sustainable architecture with innovation, technology and creative building design in their entries.

COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD FINALISTS

Dirk Meyer, Corobrik’s Managing Director commented on the excellent standard of entries for this year’s awards: “Finalists have incorporated sustainable architecture with innovation, technology and creative building design in their entries for this year’s event to be held on the 7th May in Johannesburg.” (more…)

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Partnering with the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in recent years, AfriSam has made its specialists and its laboratory facilities available to UJ for its students – both for practical learning as well as to conduct research.

BUSINESS, ACADEMIA REACH NEW HEIGHTS THROUGH COLLABORATION

Through its technical services arm – the Centre for Product Excellence – construction materials leader AfriSam has been showing what is possible when business collaborates with bright young minds at universities. (more…)

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Gauteng Institute for Architecture and Marley Building Systems award bursaries

New GIFA award bursaries worth R150 000

In a joint venture bursary programme between the Gauteng Institute for Architecture (GIFA) and Marley Building Systems, six deserving architectural students from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) have been awarded bursaries to the value of R150 000. (more…)

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Darren Sampson’s thesis is entitled The Light House

UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG WINNER OF THE REGIONAL COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Innovation is the standout quality that differentiates design resolutions and helps define architecture as special and appreciated by one’s peers. Innovation in sync with context provides the delight factor permitting architectural design to compete comfortably on the world stage. Technical skill, the ability to create memorable form that draws one in while treading softly on […]

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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).

AZA 2015 ANNOUNCES IMPRESSIVE SPEAKER LINE-UP

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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TOP DESIGN BRANDS BEHIND 100% DESIGN SOUTH AFRICA

Some of the leading design brands in South Africa have leant their name to this year’s 100% Design South Africa exhibition. South Africa’s only international design fair takes place from 6th to 10th of August 2015, alongside Decorex Joburg and in Hall 1 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. The headline sponsor of this year’s 100% […]

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Caesarstone to Announce Student Designer of the Year

Caesarstone is preparing to announce the Caesarstone Student Designer of the Year via their annual competition geared at local architecture and interior design students. A well established event in the Caesarstone calendar now in its 7th year, the competition draws on the talents of top South African tertiary institutions including the University of Cape Town, […]

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