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One Of The Unknown Other

By: Ms Althea Peacock - Lemon Pebble Architects in Johannesburg
Image: ©Unsplash - Tamarcus Brown

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

Image: Herbert Prins (seated).

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

Lens On The Mother City

By: Professor Katherine Munro, University of the Witwatersrand
Images: ©iStock - Groot Constantia farm house in Cape Town, South Africa

An important, if one-sided, study on the history of architectural ideas as expressed in Cape Town.

Farm Cottage Restoration

Architect: David Roberts
Image: ©iStock

A Kougaberg farm cottage was recently restored, quite cleverly, using materials found on the farm. This has resulted in a structure that blends in perfectly with its environment.

What Lies Beneath

Architect: Mr Craig McClenaghan. By: Mr Vedhant Maharaj
Image: Pathway by Craig McClenaghan

The new pathway through the archaeological excavation site of the Wonderwerk Cave shows a deep sensitivity to the wonders that surround it.

The Beauty Of Brick Weave

Architects: TC Design Architects, By: Mike Louw, Photographs: Michael Schmucker and Ludwig Steyl
Image: Brick sun screen internal view

The brick screens around the University of Mpumalanga’s Building 4 are both practical and aesthetically pleasing.

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