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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Plettenberg Bay residents are furious about a proposed multi-billion-rand small-boat harbour they claim will destroy the character of the village.
19 Dec 2013 11:05
Corobrik's Christie van Niekerk said that Corobrik had for many years considered the architectural community crucial in the process of providing sustainable development and this was one of the important reasons why the company was supporting the Architectural Student of the Year Awards for the 27th year running.
12 Dec 2013 06:36
The South African Institute of Architects official event, ArchitectureZA will be presented by alive2green on 19 and 20 November at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town where industry players will discuss the importance of World Design Capital to architects and South Africa.
15 Nov 2013 09:30
A signature visitor centre designed for the Hopewell Conservation Estate in Port Elizabeth has received the 2013 regional award for architecture from the Eastern Cape Institute of Architects.
12 Nov 2013 07:09
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