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Graduate Programme in Architecture

Department of Architecture, Unit System Africa 2015


Ken Stucke wins Enviropaedia Eco-Logic Awards
FADA Architecture lecturer, Ken Stucke has won Enviropaedia Eco-Logic Awards under the Eco-Innovation Category. The awards ceremony was held at the Cradle of Humankind and the Eco-Innovation award was sponsored by Standard Bank.
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A Place called Melville

Calmly keeping our very many actors and actresses on the various national and international screens and stages is the work of Carlynn de Waal-Smit.

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UJ Architecture Department receives unconditional validation.

The Department of Architecture recently received full and unconditional Validation of our programme stream from the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) and the Commonwealth Association of Architecture (CAA) . The Department has now become the eighth fully fledged Architectural Learning Site in South Africa. Our students can now register with SACAP at all levels- from Candidate Architect to Candidate Architectural Technologist. Furthermore it is confirmation that our programmes comply with the standards associated with Architectural Learning Sites throughout the Commonwealth.

This is the achievement of a long-held ambition for the Department and is the result of hard work by the staff and students of the Department. This achievement will be followed by our introduction of a new BArch degree programme and revised Diploma in Architecture in 2014.

Students who have successfully completed the following qualifications can register with SACAP in the categories indicated.

  • National Diploma: Architectural Technology - Candidate Technologist
  • BTech: Architectural Technology (Applied Design) - Candidate Senior Technologist
  • MTech: Architectural Technology (Professional)  - Candidate Architect

posted 16 May 2013

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Fuchs Award 2013

Rachel Wilson, Master of Architectural Technology student at the University of Johannesburg, is the UJ winner of the Fuchs Award for 2013.

More details coming soon !

posted 26 April 2013


Stainless Steel Award 2012
Duncan Badabili, Bachelor of Architectural Technology student at the University of Johannesburg, is the winner of the Stainless Steel Award for 2012.

posted 09 November 2012



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