A review of an authoritative book on the 27th Sophia Gray Memorial Lecture, and a call for a fuller record of the occasion and its surrounding events.
SAIA CEO Obert Chakarisa gives his input on member concerns and encourages both academic and professional initiatives from the architectural community.
Marianne de Klerk reflects on the debate surrounding architecture’s role in South Africa. The debate was written when South Africans were still reeling after the racist comments were made by real-estate agent Penny Sparrow – igniting heated exchanges on social media.
Architectural students were challenged to imagine an African Future City in the annual Murray & Roberts Des Baker Competition.
Johan Swart, Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, discusses whether practical ‘making’-experience should form a part of architectural curriculum. Through a recent collaborative workshop hosted by University of Pretoria’s Architecture Department and RAW Studios, Swart reflects on the benefits of such exposure.