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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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UP student wins Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award

University of Pretoria student Heidi van Eeden has won Corobrik's Architectural Student of the Year Award with her thesis Machinarium: Architecture as a living machine.

14 Apr 2014 07:10

Three-year refurbishment project for Hilton Durban

The Hilton Durban has commenced the biggest refurbishment programme in its 17-year history.

26 Mar 2014 09:30

Government claims it 'welcomes' Public Protector's report

According to GCIS, quoting Justice Minister Jeff Radebe yesterday says Government 'has welcomed' the release of the Public Protector's final report into security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's private residence in Nkandla.

20 Mar 2014 11:00

GBCSA prepares for 2014 convention

The 7th Annual Green Building Convention, hosted by the Green Building Council of South Africa, is set to take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 10-12 September 2014.

18 Mar 2014 09:18

Grain silos converted into art museum

The V&A Waterfront's challenge to redevelop the Grain Silo Complex in Cape Town caught the imagination of internationally-acclaimed designer Thomas Heatherwick and his innovative team of architects.

5 Mar 2014 11:17

[Design Indaba 2014] "Let's design the future of urban Africa" - Issa Diabate

Those who did arrive early on Friday at the Design Indaba were rewarded by listening to Issa Diabate, who apparently even trended on Twitter during his presentation.

By Terry Levin 3 Mar 2014 11:10

Tarryn Michael to represent Wits at awards ceremony

Tarryn Michael of the University of Witwatersrand will represent the university at the Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year National Awards event on 9 April 2014. Michael's thesis is entitled 'Party Sanctuary'.

28 Feb 2014 07:34

A future of 'smart cities' in Africa

Due to increased access to connectivity and the associated predicted urbanisation, African cities wishing to uplift their populations into the 21st century are going to have to start focusing today on what the city of tomorrow will look like, according to professional services firm Deloitte.

25 Feb 2014 10:43

NMMU winner of architectural competition announced

Mientjie van Niekerk, an architectural student at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth, is the regional winner of Corobrik's Architectural Student of the Year competition. Apart from winning the first prize of R8,000, a special prize for the best use of clay masonry was also presented to Van Niekerk.

14 Feb 2014 10:47

TUT announces winners of architectural competition

Marco du Plessis, an architectural student at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in Pretoria, has been named regional winner of Corobrik's Architectural Student of the Year competition.

11 Feb 2014 10:06

UCT student wins landscape architecture award

Woodstock in Cape Town has become a beacon of hope in a South Africa where major cities have fallen victim to seemingly unstoppable inner city degeneration. Since 2003, when a business alliance and Cape Town's municipality joined forces to rejuvenate the area, an influx of artists and upwardly mobile citizens has propelled Woodstock upwards, transforming it into a trendy area populated by cafés and restaurants, boutique retailers and stylish inner city office space.

4 Feb 2014 10:41

KZN winner of architectural competition announced

Mongezi Ncube, a student from the KZN Institute of Architects was recently awarded the top prize at the Architectural Student of the Year Awards.

29 Jan 2014 11:21

Regional winners of architectural competition announced

Yvonne Brecher and Tarryn Michael of the University of Witwatersrand have shared the regional award of Corobrik's 27th Architectural Student of the Year Award. With Brecher and Michael sharing the first prize this year there was no second prize. Both will receive a prize of R7,000 in cash.

17 Jan 2014 07:16

Good response for silos architectural competition

There has been an enthusiastic response from architectural students wanting to enter the competition for the conversion of the Citiq grand silos in Newtown, Johannesburg into student accommodation.

16 Jan 2014 07:52

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