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African cities and the future of public spaces : Why our thinking must shift | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

We look back at the event on African cities and their public spaces, as part of the ‘Future of Public Space’ event series.

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V&A Waterfront announces R700m ‘Canal District’

A night-time render of Amsterdam House Credit: dhk architects

The R700 million first phase of a new district at the V&A Waterfront is underway with a corporate head office for British American Tobacco South Africa (BAT South Africa) as the first project in this mixed-use area. Totalling 75 000 m² (or 7.6 hectares), the mixed-use Canal District straddles both […]

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Photo Diary: Alexander Forbes Headquarters

An photo diary of the Alexander Forbes Headquarters building in Sandton, Johannesburg

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10 Must-See Architecture Documentaries

An outline of 10 very inspiring architectural documentaries; from recollections of the Eames’ legacy to the highly anticipated film, REM. All come highly recommended.

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Insider’s view of Lagos with architect Rem Koolhaas

Esteemed architect and academic Rem Koolhaas provides viewers in depth insights about what it’s like to live, work, and experience the bustling city of Lagos.

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Gallery: Kirstenbosch Treetop Walkway “Boomslang” is open

The much anticipated Boomslang is now open to the public, the wheelchair friendly walkway provides magnificent views from the treetops of Table Mountain and the Cape Flats.

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Day Two of Architecture ZA 2012

Day Two at AZA 2012 was fact-intensive, but culminated in a truly memorable engagement with a new voice in Architecture for the Global South, Rahul Mehrotra. With large grounds of work covered today, many students and practitioners alike will undoubtedly be left with much to ponder as they rest after a hard day of learning.

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Architecture: CTICC announces shortlisted architects for CTICC expansion

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) recently announced the 5 architectural teams that have been shortlisted for the design of the of the CTICC expansion. The planned expansion as announced in March of 2011, will be constructed at the existing parking lot site adjacent to the Media24 building, and across Heerengracht. The expansion is […]

When is an architect an architect? by Jony Cary

Why architecture’s identity problem should matter to the rest of us
by John Cary

There are few more creative, more transformative, more direct ways to literally make the world a better place. Almost nothing influences the quality of our lives more than the design of our homes, our schools, our workplaces, and our […]