Students from the School of Archtiecture takes to the city center for a day full of fun, laugter and learning. In groups, students transformed Market Sqaure with works of art. Round about thirty nine teams made up with seven students ranging from architecture, architectural technology and interior design spend the day on Market Square with only chalk. With pavement art as the theme fore this year's icebreaker, the student engaged with the greater public on Market Square. Understanding, in a practical manner, how people interact with public spaces and what role architecture plays in public space. Students not only ended with some incredible pieces of art with multiple themes, they also made new fiends and learned the important role of working together in teams.
The 2nd year design class AA2 at the NMMU Department of Architecture has put together an installation for the AfrikaBurn arts festival. The project aims to offer students to experience a hands on approach towards the learning of architecture and exposure to the SA arts culture. The architectural content explores the issue of separation and place in architecture.
The exhibition entitled PALLADIO AND THE MODERN shows the first two projects of the first year students just arrived from school with little experience in architectural drawings and building architectural models.
Their dedicated commitment to the task given, 288 drawings and 144 models in total 432 exhibition pieces, forms part of a three year research program of 2013, 2014 and 2015 in architectural composition given by the Senior Lecturer Arch. Ernst Struwig, Dr. Magda Minguzzi and Arch. Jean-Pierre Basson.
Palladio and the Modern
Annual School of Architecture Prize Giving will be held on Thursday, 14 April 2016 at 18:00 for 18:30.
The Department of Architecture has been successfully producing professional architects since the 1970's.
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