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A Word From Parliament

SALGA makes its voice heard during key parliamentary debates, reports Rodney Weideman.

The Karoo: Small Towns, New Future

Many rural areas and small towns in South Africa are struggling to remain economically viable and SALGA is spearheading a drive to find holistic solutions to the problem.

Remembering Gerald Gordon

A tribute to a veteran architect whose creativity and desire to solve housing problems made major contributions to the theory and practice of architecture.

International Recognition For Parmalat Matured Gouda

Parmalat won two prizes at the prestigious 2017 World Cheese Awards (WCA)* in London where more than 3000 cheeses from across the world were judged.

A ‘Visionary’ Joint Venture

A local black investment company and a renowned Dutch LED streetlight manufacturer bring revolutionary LED lighting technology to our shores.

12 “Threads Accelerator Programme” Finalists Announced

Threads Accelerator Programme has decided on the 12 fashion entrepreneurs that will partake in their programme over a 12 week duration in classroom hubs in Port Elizabeth, Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Monuments Of Transformation

The world is challenged by whether people of different races, customs, religions and philosophical traditions should live together as the citizens of the same nation.

Water Technology Innovations

SALGA partners with a sister organisation in the Netherlands to help deliver on its mandate to provide municipalities with access to this precious resource, reports Shantalie Hewavasenti.

Spatial Art

A look at a striking concrete sculpture feature at the entrance to a Constantia home.

Using Standard Forms Of Building Contract To Reduce Risk

Uwe Putlitz, CEO of the Joint Building Contracts Committee (JBCC), discusses the benefits and correct use of these contracts.

The Language Of The Built Environment

A review of a new English-Zulu glossary of historical architectural terms.

One To Watch

Meet the recipient of the 30th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year award, Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

World Architecture Day

The first Monday of October each year has been set aside as World Architecture Day, when the International Union of Architects (UIA) calls for the world’s population to be reminded of its collective responsibility for the future of the human habitat.

One Of The Unknown Other

A black woman architect responds to two columns on architectural representation and Afrocentricity published in recent issues of ASA.

Herbert Prins − His Life’s Work

This brief biography reveals why Prins received one of SAIA’s prestigious Life Membership Awards.