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Exploring Resilience and Innovation at AZA18

Wednesday, 18 April 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jacquie Cullis
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Exploring Resilience and Innovation at AZA18

From 3-5 May 2018, #AZA18 will be exploring the journey towards sustainable, adaptive and integrated cities that can respond to growing social, economic and environmental challenges, under the theme ‘WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience’.


The role of architectural professionals in the built environment is being increasingly highlighted as new opportunities are created towards improved resource consumption, economic and social dynamism, market creation, human development and climate change adaptation. Sponsored by Sponsored by the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP), the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC), PPC and Boogertman + Partners, AZA18 offers an important platform for engaging around solutions and ideas that are regenerative, adaptive and diverse in the face of these new scenarios – in discussion with some of architecture’s key thinkers and practitioners.


Speakers include Hermann Kamte, principal of HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates in Yaoundé, Cameroon; prolific Chilean architect, Enrique Browne; Mexico’s award-winning Gabriela Carrillo; Sameep Padora, principal of design studio sP+a in Mumbai; UK-based affordable housing specialist, Peter Barber; Professor Maria Fernanda Derntl of the School of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Brasília; Dr Emmanuel Nkambule, senior lecturer at the Tshwane University of Technology; Lemon Pebble Architects’ Tanzeem Razak; Dr Carin Combrinck, Head of the research field of Human Settlements and Urbanism at the University of Pretoria; Paragon’s Anthony Orelowitz; Savage + Dodd’s Heather Dodd; Activate’s Reon van der Wiel; and studioMAS’s Heidi Boulanger.

Continuing Professional Development at #AZA18

Hosted by the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA), Architecture ZA furthers SAIA’s vision of providing a collective voice serving the interests of architectural professionals in pursuit of excellence and responsible design; and of positioning South African architectural professionals as authoritative leaders in the built environment.

Co-hosted by the University of Pretoria (UP) and the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), #AZA18 is a not-to-be-missed event with a flexible and affordable programme that includes keynote presentations, professional practice sessions, student design sessions, films, workshops, walking tours, and a series of inspiring exhibitions and awards – all at Pretoria’s most exciting inner-city venue, 012central.

Registered Architectural Professionals attending the two-day Conference will be awarded one Category One CPD Credit for each full day of attendance. Master Classes and Tours will carry additional Category One CPD Credits.

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