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14 Jun 2021
Winners of 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards announced

The winners of the 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards were announced at a first-ever hybrid event hosted by…

Winners of 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards announced

The winners of the 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards were announced at a first-ever hybrid event hosted by the company in Johannesburg on Thursday 10 June. The 2019 awards ceremony had to be postponed due to Covid-19, but Corobrik adapted and instead decided to host the 2019 and…

14 Jun 2021
AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award announces 13 awarded projects

Awarded and commended projects of the sixth AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award were announced at a virtual awards ceremony, which recognised…

AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award announces 13 awarded projects

Awarded and commended projects of the sixth AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award were announced at a virtual awards ceremony, which recognised some of Africa’s leading lights in the sustainable African architectural and design innovation space. Notably, the award advocates for design projects that are responsive to the social complexities, growth requirements…

08 Jun 2021
New student architecture awards website now LIVE

We’re excited to share with you the launch of our Corobrik Student Architecture Awards website –https://www.studentawards.corobrik.co.za/ – Watch the competition…

New student architecture awards website now LIVE

We’re excited to share with you the launch of our Corobrik Student Architecture Awards website –https://www.studentawards.corobrik.co.za/ – Watch the competition history video – View the 2019 & 2020 finalists & their projects – Meet our 2019 & 2020 judges – View our past winners – Register for the LIVE winner…

23 Apr 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of KwaZulu-Natal

Looking at how architecture can contribute to existing learning environments by integrating community influence within rural primary schools resulted in…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of KwaZulu-Natal

Looking at how architecture can contribute to existing learning environments by integrating community influence within rural primary schools resulted in Neeshailin Naicker being declared the regional winner from the University of KwaZulu-Natal as part of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards. In exploring how to promote quality…

07 Apr 2021
The 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Award through a photographer’s lens

The standard of entries in the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation is always impressive, and 2019/2020 was no…

The 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Award through a photographer’s lens

The standard of entries in the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation is always impressive, and 2019/2020 was no different. The only challenge was COVID-19 and lockdown, which resulted in the adjudication process being delayed by four months, and presented other obstacles. To do justice to the project entries,…

12 Mar 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of Pretoria

Burial spaces within the City of Pretoria have become inert, fenced-off islands – restricting death rituals and their intrinsic value…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of Pretoria

Burial spaces within the City of Pretoria have become inert, fenced-off islands – restricting death rituals and their intrinsic value to society, according to Liam Ullrich from the University of Pretoria. A final-year thesis entitled ‘Life in Death: Addressing Heterotopic Burial Spaces by Reintroducing Burial Rituals into the Inner City…

04 Mar 2021
Occupational Health and Safety competition returns in 2021

Assisting the construction industry’s occupational health and safety compliance during COVID-19 Given the hazards intrinsic to the on-site construction industry,…

Occupational Health and Safety competition returns in 2021

Assisting the construction industry’s occupational health and safety compliance during COVID-19 Given the hazards intrinsic to the on-site construction industry, ensuring companies comply with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements is crucial to reducing the chances of injuries and saving lives. “Since the onset of COVID-19, OHS regulations have evolved…

25 Feb 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: UCT Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture is a way of continuously negotiating between a wide range of practices, involving people, materials and timelines, according…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: UCT Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture is a way of continuously negotiating between a wide range of practices, involving people, materials and timelines, according to Hayden Malan, declared the winner of the Most Innovative Final-Year Landscape Architecture Award on Friday 5 February. The event was part of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the…

12 Feb 2021
Electrocomponents partners with Engineers Without Borders International to put global responsibility high on the engineering agenda

Electrocomponents backs the Engineering for People Design Challenge, boosting efforts to ensure young engineers prioritise sustainable and equitable design Electrocomponents…

Electrocomponents partners with Engineers Without Borders International to put global responsibility high on the engineering agenda

Electrocomponents backs the Engineering for People Design Challenge, boosting efforts to ensure young engineers prioritise sustainable and equitable design Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has signed a one-year partnership agreement with Engineers Without Borders International, the leading movement that puts global…

08 Feb 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of the Free State

A project exploring the themes of time, cycle and ritual embodied within the Hindu religion in order to influence the…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of the Free State

A project exploring the themes of time, cycle and ritual embodied within the Hindu religion in order to influence the creation of a contemporary cremation infrastructure was declared the regional winner from the University of the Free State as part of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards.…

08 Feb 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: Nelson Mandela University

A project focused on waste pickers, a group of individuals largely unacknowledged within the circular waste economy, was declared a…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: Nelson Mandela University

A project focused on waste pickers, a group of individuals largely unacknowledged within the circular waste economy, was declared a regional winner of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards from the School of Architecture at Nelson Mandela University in a virtual ceremony on 11 December 2020. The…

08 Feb 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: Tshwane University of Technology

Decolonising architecture with a hybrid theory of image, culture and space through the design of a land redistribution hub in…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: Tshwane University of Technology

Decolonising architecture with a hybrid theory of image, culture and space through the design of a land redistribution hub in Tshwane proved a winning theme for student Tlhologello Sesana from the Tshwane University of Technology. It was chosen the regional winner as part of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of…


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