International Union of Architects

 
The builder-destroyer: ​Russel Hlongwane
The builder-destroyer: ​Russel Hlongwane
‘I was quite lonely and very curious,” says Russel Hlongwane, in a statement that is both explanatory and vulnerable. “I grew up in Overport...
Brick or stone, Mr Ito?
Brick or stone, Mr Ito?
The grid is fundamental in architecture, but, as Japanese architect Toyo Ito reminded audiences at the 25th world congress of the International Union...
Architectural solutions to slums and earthquakes
Architectural solutions to slums and earthquakes
Seismic design is not a major theme in local architectural circles, and for good reason: we don't have many earthquakes. But, in addition to ...
Architecture: A scarce skill monopolised by whites
Architecture: A scarce skill monopolised by whites
The 25th world congress of the International Union of Architects (UIA), a professional body representing 1.3-million architects in 124 countries,...
Durban prepares to host international architecture congress
Durban prepares to host international architecture congress
A mood of nervous excitement and busy enterprise characterised parts of central Durban over the weekend as the city made final preparations to host...

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