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22 Jul 2020
AHT Lecture Series Online - Semester #2

On the 28th of July we kick off the extended architectural history and theory Talks Series Online for semester 2. Building on provocative and insightful talks in Q2, this term we have a brilliant line-up of inter-discplinary speakers who will talk about their research focused on Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Uganda, South Africa and beyond. Topics range from questions of pedagogy to museography, leisure, archives and spatio-political reflections on the contemporary moment we find ourselves in. This lecture series is part of the Architectural History and Theory course for Honours students at the GSA. In light of Covid-19, this series is now online and open to all. Zoom meeting ID: 990 039 7159 Email htayob@uj.ac.za for the password.

01 Jul 2020
Call for Applications: Master of Architecture in Design Theory and Practice

Convened by Prof. António Tomás, the GSA is offering for the second year a Master of Architecture (Degree in Design, Theory and Practice) that intends to equip students with skills and knowledge to enable them to pursue professional careers within and beyond architectural practice, in government, NGO’s, research institutions and in academia. The programme is also geared towards preparing candidates for studies at PhD level. The programme focuses on a key number of areas of interest such as architectural theory, history of architecture, urban design, urban social theory and processes of urbanisation in Africa. Click here for more information!

26 Jun 2020
Unit 12R Seeing South Seminar

GSA Seeing South Seminar Hosted by Unit 12R Kicking off our Seeing South Winter School, Unit 12 invites you to join our story-telling circle with architectural mystics, story-tellers and stories from across the oceans.

Student showcase

Take a look at the work of GSA students, both past, and present.

  • Dr Finzi Saidi
    People at GSA
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    Our quest for the epitome of architecture, in education and in practice, should be to design quality liveable spaces for all in society.

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    - Dr Finzi Saidi
  • Tuliza Sindi
    People at GSA
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    You have always been a place, black child; you have always been a place.

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    - Tuliza Sindi
  • Dickson Adu Agyei
    People at GSA
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    Architecture truly happens when one is given the freedom to explore that which is not conventional.

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    - Dickson Adu Agyei
  • Sumayya Vally
    People at GSA
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    We happen to be alive in an epoch of new, exhilarant and unequaled constructs of time, place and conditions - which, with our agency, are capable of producing extraordinary environments. That is especially true of here. The future must be African.

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    - Sumayya Vally
  • Eric Wright
    People at GSA
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    Architecture enables us to simultaneously reflect on the past and forecast new futures. Even at its most understated, architecture inherently looks forward.

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    - Eric Wright