Thesis Thursday is an architectural series showcasing a selection of dissertations produced by the UCT M.Arch (prof) graduates of 2013. Week 4: Leonard reconsiders mechanical plants as a means of social integration.
[ March 6, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Following on from our previous design tours, join our urban experience this First Thursday, through interesting streets, spaces and buildings, that show how design affects our lives, and how we can lobby for better design.
Thomas Heatherwick revealed as the designer for the new ZEITZ Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town, set to open in 2016.
Thesis Thursday is an architectural series showcasing a selection of dissertations produced by the UCT M.Arch (prof) graduates of 2013. Week 3: Ruvimbo searches for a contemporary African Landscape.
Sustainability is no longer a ‘buzz’ word. It is, or it should be, an established imbued path of our design, our lifestyle, our ethics. AfriSam and SAIA are making sure we keep our marriage between architecture and sustainability a string and nurturing bond,
[ March 1, 2014; 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. ] #WDC2014 is here and our design walking tour is about designing our city beyond 2010. How do we connect Cape Town Stadium, the Green Point Common and Park, Waterfront, City Centre, and surrounds into one connected urban fabric?
From Cape Town to Lagos. Olamide Udoma recently sat down with architect Greg Truen in Lagos, a partner in the Cape Town based firm SAOTA. He tells us what it is like working on projects across Africa and why he may just be scratching the surface.
What has been the legacy of Cape Town’s Fan Walk? How have our citizens appropriated it and what potential does it contain to be the beginning of activating our city at a pedestrian level?
The human scale questions our assumptions about modernity, exploring what happens when we put people into the center of our equations.
Thesis Thursday is an architectural series showcasing a selection of dissertations produced by the UCT M.Arch (prof) graduates of 2013. Week 2: Christo investigates infrastructural opportunism through an architectural lense.