Performance: PeepDance- The Body is the last Space for Freedom Nimrod Freed/Tami Dance Company. Choreographer/Artistic Director: Nimrod Freed This performance is made possible by: Themed ‘The body as the last space of freedom’, PeepDance is a new, unexpected and mind-blowing contemporary dance performance which will inspire and take your breath away. In a world where we […]
Download the registration form / Download competition rules This year, following the overall theme of AZA2015, our interest is in future African cities. In architecture and urban design, the future – and particularly science fiction – is often treated warily, as though architects and urban designers are afraid to commit their vision to paper or […]
Lecture: The new thinking around biology and architecture, particularly the potentials of neuroscience Beatriz Colomina, Princeton University, Professor of Architecture and Founding Director of the Program in Media and Modernity, United States Beatriz Colomina is an architectural historian and theorist who has written extensively on questions of architecture and media and whose work has been published in over 25 […]
Lecture: Movement Zahira Asmal, THE CITY, Founder, South Africa Zahira Asmal is the founder and managing director of THE CITY, a publishing company focused on city making and design. Her first book, Reflections & Opportunities was published in English and Brazilian Portuguese and was presented in 17 cities in Brazil, Argentina, South Africa and Europe. In June 2012, Asmal curated an […]
Lecture: Lived modernism: when architecture transforms Hannah Le Roux, WITS School of Architecture and Planning, Director: Architecture discipline area, South Africa Hannah le Roux is director of the Architecture programme in the School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Her writing on architecture has appeared in books including blank_architecture, apartheid and after, Narrating Architecture, Afropolis, […]
Lecture: Empower Shack Alfredo Brillembourg, Urban-Think Tank, Founding Partner, Zürich, Switzerland Alfredo Brillembourg was born in New York in 1961. He received his Bachelor of Art and Architecture in 1984 and his Master of Science in Architectural Design in 1986 from Columbia University. In 1992, he received a second architecture degree from the Central University of Venezuela and began […]
Potjikos is an experimental film that zooms into the mundane act of mixing a batch of concrete while challenging our perception of space and that of the three worlds within the mixer. As these worlds sin out of control they are forced to adapt to a new way of life in order to survive. Part […]
The Video portrays a ritual of an Average Joe who sets out on a quest of mundane proportions. The video takes on a plat form game theme. Relating the game to an older plat former gives it a comical edge, a way in which our imagination can find a smile. The Average Joe, being sucked […]
Under the heading of excellence, leading regional institutes of architecture will be invited to display the work of their members shortlisted for awards of merit. Students from the selected schools of architecture are invited to submit this years academic work for display.
A national workshop be set up to discuss the World Design Capital theme: Live Design, Transform Life, inviting all built environment designers and stakeholders to assemble the broadest possible group, from architects and specifiers, to interior designers, engineers, and quantity surveyors; policy makers, property executives, contractors and subcontractors… CPD = 1.5 CAT 1 Leading intellectuals […]
Henri Comrie is a Cape Town based architect and urban designer. He is associate professor and chair of the Master of City Planning and Urban Design Programme at the University of Cape Town and practices as COMRIE + WILKINSON ARCHITECTS AND URBAN DESIGNERS (Cape).
Kunlé Adeyemi is an architect, designer and urbanist. He is the founder and principal of NLÉ, an architecture, design, and urbanism practice focused on city development research and strategy advisory service, conceptualization and creative structuring, architecture and product design, infrastructure design, arts and cultural urban interventions. Website
Date: 15 September 2012 Venue: Assembly, 61 Harrington Street. Cost: Free for AZA2012 attendees, (Pre-book R50pp / At event R60pp) DJ LINE-UP HYPHEN // THE COMMERCIAL HIPPIES // HEADROOM // DEAN FUEL // RIOT SQUAD // LADY M // HEADPHASE // CANDICE HEYNS //DJ SIDESHOW // ELU EBOKA // Visuals by CONTRABAND
Date: 12-19 September 2012 [09:00-18:00] Venue: Truth, 36 Buitenkant Street Cost: Open to the public The C&CI sponsors this contest to stimulate debate around the challenges of sustainable development and to allow resultant architectural ideas. Concrete is widely used and is an important building material in sustainable buildings and sites. The Institute encourages the creative […]
Date – 17 September [14:30-18:30] CPD – 0,5 CPD points (still be confirmed) Cost – R600 incl VAT Venue –Cape Institute of Architecture 71 Hout Street (Ground Floor), Cape Town, 8001. Tel:021 424 7128 This workshop will give participants an understanding of how branding, marketing and communications can assist design offices to meet their design […]
THE COROBRIK SAIA PRESIDENTIAL GALA DINNER Date: 14 September 2012 [19h00-onwards] Venue: The Lookout This Corobrik sponsored event will be held on the 14th September at the V&A Waterfront – the Lookout in Cape Town. The event will be a combination of great food, entertainment and discourse on architecture in South Africa. This celebration of […]
Date: 13 September 2012 [19:00] Venue: City Hall, Cape Town Cost: Free entry for AZA2012 attendees. Moving Space Student Films (2012) C&CI, Tin Rage Productions, Architects’ Collective MISSION STATEMENTS: The Architecture of Dutch Diplomacy (2011) Jord den Hollander; Joep Mol Life Architecturally (2011) Britt Arthur; Marian Bartsch
AN EVENING TO MINGLE AND SALUTE THE 2012 COROBRIK SAIA AWARDS OF MERIT Date: 13 September 2012 [17h00-19h00 only] Venue: City Hall, Cape Town This Corobrik sponsored event will be held on the 13th September at the City Hall in Cape Town. The President of the South African Institute of Architects, Fanuel Motsepe will open […]
Content from Design Indaba Rahul Mehrotra believes that architecture needs to be resituated in its activist and advocacy role.