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Major refurbishment of Nelson Mandela Square

Nelson Mandela Square is currently undergoing a major refurbishment to restore the precinct as one of the premier lifestyle and dining destinations in Gauteng...

20 Jan 2015 12:06

AZA2015 to focus on shaping future of cities

The South African Institute for Architects (SAIA) will be hosting this year's Architecture ZA 2015 (AZA2015) conference in collaboration with the Gauteng Institute for Architecture (Gifa) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ)...

16 Jan 2015 12:59

Winners of Architectural Student of the Year Awards announced

Harold Johnson has been named regional winner of the 2014 Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards at the University of Johannesburg...

16 Jan 2015 08:31

Winner of landscape architecture award announced

Amy Thompson of the University of Cape Town has been named winner of this year's Corobrik Most Innovative Final Year Landscape Architecture Project award...

15 Jan 2015 10:32

Corobrik award bridges formal and informal sectors

"We are Europe," an elder in an informal settlement told University of Cape Town (UCT) architectural student, Amy Thompson during an interview for her thesis that won this year's Corobrik award for the Most Innovative Final Year Landscape Architecture Project...

5 Jan 2015 13:25

Disruptive technologies - 3D printing

The future of how things are made is evolving rapidly to fit a changing world. Driven by disruption, it's no longer science fiction or limited to the imagination, the design-led revolution is now underway...

By Imraan Lambat 10 Dec 2014 08:46

R60 million Rooi Els beach house becomes a reality

Along the coastal route from Gordon's Bay is the beautiful and peaceful Rooi Els, and amidst the flora and fauna and gorgeous landscapes is an architectural masterpiece, dubbed the Rooi Els Beach House...

8 Dec 2014 11:31

To build smart cities, we need smart buildings

As the global urbanisation trend picks up, smart cities are emerging...

By Neil Cameron 27 Nov 2014 09:16

Royalty to open Danish Showroom for Design, Architecture, Consumer Goods

As part of the WDC 2014, Her Royal Highness, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and the Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation, Mogens Jensen will be in Cape Town...

20 Oct 2014 12:14

Government commits to looking after its own people

The Department of Public says it is committed to honouring its Constitutional mandate to provide accommodation to government, including members of the Executive.

22 Sep 2014 07:41

Fifteen projects nominated for AfriSam-SAIA Award

The AfriSam-SAIA Award recognises buildings that are the result of an integrated approach to architecture, natural systems and technology.

19 Sep 2014 06:50

SAIA urges Minister to take heed of SAPOA's call

The South African Institute of Architects has expressed interest in SAPOA's call to Minister Gugile Nkwinti, to invoke his discretionary powers to expedite spatial planning.

9 Sep 2014 11:05

V&A's Watershed creates opportunities for new traders

Formerly the Craft Market and Wellness Centre, commonly known as the Blue Shed and adjacent unused Workshop 17, the historic Watershed at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has been totally reimagined by Wolff Architects.

7 Aug 2014 09:57

Mchunu asks architects for help with PGDP

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has asked on architects and stakeholders in the architectural fraternity to work with the provincial government to realise the objectives of the Provincial Growth and Development Plan (PGDP).

5 Aug 2014 10:06

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