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UP Architecture graduate wins prestigious national award
Nico Botes
Posted on 22 Apr 2014

Heidi van Eeden, a University of Pretoria alumna, was announced as the overall winner of the 27th National Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year award. This is the seventh time that a U.P. student has won this prestigious award. Previous winners were Braam de Villiers (1994), Christiaan van Niekerk (2002), Gerald Schulz (2004), Cillié Malan (2005), Marinda Smalberger (2007) and Clifford Gouws (2012).

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UP student recipient of Carl & Emily Fuchs Foundation Prestige Prize in Architecture
Nico Botes
Posted on 09 Apr 2014

Mr Craig Mitchell, a student in the Department of Architecture at UP, is one of three recipients of bursaries worth R50 000 each. At a function in Durban last Thursday evening, Dr Riaan Els, CEO of the Carl & Emily Fuchs Foundation, announced the three recipients.

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Landscape Architecture students won prize
Graham Young
Posted on 11 Nov 2013

Landscape Architecture students excel in the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) International Student Competition

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Open lecture 14
Kengo KUMA
Posted on 30 Sep 2013

One of the most celebrated architects in the world, is critical of approaches in contemporary architecture

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Open lecture 13
Paragon Architects
Posted on 28 Aug 2013

“Commercial architecture, often viewed as the ‘Cinderella’ of the field of architecture, nevertheless has a profound impact on the urban landscape. Paragon Architects seeks to redress the absence of public space in our cities and also to explore the opportunities offered by current design software. “
- Hugh Fraser

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Architecture and Philosophy
Ernst Wolf
Posted on 20 Aug 2013

Considering an agenda for the discipline

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Architecture is a team sport
Alasdair Forsyth of Boogertman + Partners
Posted on 20 Aug 2013

and other things I have learnt since graduation

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Open Lecture 11
RAW Studios
Posted on 13 Aug 2013

Design test and manufacture

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Open lecture 10
Wispeco
Posted on 05 Aug 2013

Aluminium Window Design
for Energy Efficient Buildings

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Vertical studio 2013
Leon Pienaar
Posted on 01 Aug 2013

Kite building & Gus day

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2013 Corobrik-ILASA
Corobrik
Posted on 30 Jul 2013

Awards of Excellence

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Open Lecture 9
Amira Osman
Posted on 30 Jul 2013

UIA 2014 Durban - Architecture otherwhere

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GUS DAY
Louis Wright
Posted on 24 Jun 2013

Dear alumni and friends of the Department of Architecture at Tukkies: We invite you to spend a day with us in Boukunde on 26 July, to spend time with Gus Gerneke, to join in crits of student responses to a ʻ Gusianaʼ project, and to enjoy a good dinner in Boukunde building that evening. Detail will follow. In the mean time, please let us know if you want to join us.

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Applications for all undergraduate programmes
Elana van der Wath
Posted on 21 Jun 2013

Close on 30 June 2013

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Juror in the 2013 WING
Raymund Konigk
Posted on 22 Apr 2013

Selected as Juror

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Open lecture 2013 no 7
Strey Architects & Interiors
Posted on 22 Apr 2013

Open lecture in lecture venue 3-3 Boukunde from 13:00 on the 24th of April

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open lecture 2013 no 6
Kobus Mentz
Posted on 12 Apr 2013

Welcome to the human network. Kobus Mentz, drawing from his new town, growth and governance work across Australasia, will provide fresh perspectives on how to reverse this trend to deliver more relevant and meaningful change.

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Open lecture 2013 no 5
DP Design Partnership
Posted on 02 Apr 2013

10 Things (they never told you), Talk on design

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Open Lecture 2013 no 4
Prof Bruce Ferguson
Posted on 12 Mar 2013

What is a street - Landscape Architecture
In 3-3 Boukunde Building @ 13:00 - 14:00

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Open Lecture 2013 no 3
Arthur Barker
Posted on 04 Mar 2013

BRAZIL - December 2012

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Open lecture 1
Thinus Venter
Posted on 12 Feb 2013

2014 Cool Capital Biennale

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Opening and Prizegiving
Architecture
Posted on 12 Feb 2013

12 February 2013 at 18:00
In venue 3-3 Boukunde Building
University of Pretoria

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Applications to all degree programmes
Elana van der Wath
Posted on 29 Jan 2013

1 March 2013

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR NEW FIRST YEAR STUDENTS
Nico Botes
Posted on 22 Jan 2013

This notice deals with information on Orientation and Materials for all first year students in the undergraduate programmes for architecture, interior architecture and landscape architecture.

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Post-graduate registration date
Prof P Vosloo
Posted on 16 Jan 2013

08:00 on Saturday 2 Feb 2013 in Room 3-3

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Post Graduate Selection
Mr N Botes
Posted on 15 Nov 2012

Applicants shortlisted for selection interviews and/or tests to the following programmes should take note of the requirements and schedules: BArch(Hons), BL(Hons), BInt(Hons), MArch(Prof), MInt(Prof) & BSc(Hons) Applied Science: Architecture.

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Open Lecture 12
Monica Albonico
Posted on 19 Oct 2012

ASM architects / urban planners
Sharpeville Heritage Precinct

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DES BAKER WINNERS
Leon Pienaar
Posted on 17 Sep 2012

Joint 1st Prize

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Honorary Doctorate – Sir TO Conran
Raymund Konigk
Posted on 07 Sep 2012

The Programme for Interior Architecture, Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria conferred the degree, Doctor of Architecture (honoris causa), on Sir Terence Orby Conran FCSD, for his influence on the discipline of Interior Design. Sir Terence was meant to receive his honorary doctorate at the April 2012 graduation ceremony, but due to ill health could not travel to accept his degree. He received his degree at an alumni function in Oxford that took place on 21 August.

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Applications for undergraduate programmes in Architecture - BSc(Arch)
Elana van der Wath
Posted on 21 Jun 2012

BSc(Arch), BSc(Int) & BSc(LArch)

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Dept of Architecture to host exhibition at UP Open Day
Elana van der Wath
Posted on 10 May 2012

During the University of Pretoria's Open Day, that will take place on Saturday, 19 May 2012, the Department of Architecture will host an exhibition of student work in the Boukunde building on the Hatfield campus from 07:30 to 14:30.

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Francois de Kock - Landscape Architecture
Francois de Kock
Posted on 07 May 2012

Department of Architecture open lecture number 6 - Boukunde Building lecture room 3-3 on 9 May @ 13:00

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Jeremie Malan Architects and Interiors - open lecture
Derick de Bruyn
Posted on 24 Apr 2012

The School of Architecture has invited Pretoria based Jeremie Malan Architects and Interiors to present a talk on their dynamic office's current work

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500+ Landscape Architects (UP)
Ida Breed
Posted on 18 Apr 2012

Commemorating the landscape architecture graduandi at the University of Pretoria since the opening of the programme in 1980

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Open Lecture 4
Clinton Hindes
Posted on 11 Apr 2012

Why history matters - landscape design

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Open Lecture - Crafford & Crafford Architects
Derick de Bruyn
Posted on 28 Feb 2012

Architecture without boundaries

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GRAVITY BAMBOOZLER
Nico Botes
Posted on 28 Feb 2012

Design and make a gravity bamboozler to ensure that a raw egg in free-fall hits a target in the atrium without breaking. Friday, 2 March at 14:00 in the Atrium, Boukunde.

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Undergraduate and postgraduate applications for 2013
Elana van der Wath
Posted on 27 Feb 2012

Applications for academic programmes offered by the Department of Architecture open 1 March 2012.

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Open Lecture - DOKTER AND MISSES
Katy Taplin and Adriaan Hugo
Posted on 22 Feb 2012

Furniture and Product design in South Africa in 3-3 Boukunde

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Important information for new first year students
Nico Botes
Posted on 19 Jan 2012

This notice deals with information on orientation and materials for all first year students in the undergraduate programmes for architecture, interior architecture and landscape architecture.

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Exhibition of work by final year students
Jacques Laubscher
Posted on 03 Nov 2011

The Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, cordially invites you to an exhibition of work by final year students in the Professional Master’s programmes in Architecture, Interior Architecture and Landscape Architecture.


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Architecture graduate's vision scoops Holcim Award
Nico Botes
Posted on 09 Sep 2011

Calayde Davey, MArch(Prof) graduate of the 2010 studio, is the winner of the Africa and Middle East Region's Holcim Next Generation Award for post-graduate students.

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Architecture graduate wins international award
Nico Botes
Posted on 14 Jun 2011

The Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, is proud to announce that Ruann van der Westhuizen, MArch(Prof) graduate of the 2009 studio, was announced one of eight winners of the prestigious Hunter Douglas Award at the Archiprix International that rewards the work of the world's best graduates in architecture, urban design and landscape architecture.

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ASC 2011
Leon Pienaar
Posted on 27 May 2011

Architectural student congress 2011 @ NMMU, Port Elizabeth

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Finalists for the Archiprix International competition
Prof R Fisher
Posted on 27 Oct 2010

The Department of Architecture, at the University of Pretoria, is proud to announce that Ruann van der Westhuizen (a 2010 MProf(Arch)-graduate) has been nominated as one of twenty-four international finalists for the Archiprix International competition.

The thesis is titled "A public bathhouse" .The project proposes an ablution facility close within the Marabastad station, precinct. The ritual of cleansing (in an urban environment) is investigated, and the built form is layered to provide different levels of privacy.


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The Writers and Critics Award of the South African Institute of Architects
Prof R Fisher
Posted on 27 Oct 2010

The award was presented to Roger Charles Fisher at the annual Gala Dinner on 23 September in the Johannesburg City Hall.

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Applications for admission
Nico Botes
Posted on 16 Jul 2010

Applications for admission 2010 - Aansoeke om toelating 2010

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Closing date to apply for admission to the postgraduate programmes
Nico Botes
Posted on 16 Jul 2010

Closing date to apply for admission to the postgraduate programmes - Die sluitingsdatum vir aansoeke om toelating tot die gedoseerde nagraadse programme

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Timetable
Arch Admin
Posted on 12 Jul 2010

Timetable 2010 second semester v6

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UPSpace and Google 3D Warehouse
Leon Pienaar
Posted on 11 Nov 2009

Visit the UPSpace and Google 3D Warehouse virtual UP campus collection to download or explore Sketchup models of Pretoria and University Pretoria.

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