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Leon Krige

Name: Leon Krige
Location: LG024 Bunting Road Campus, FADA Building Bunting Road Campus
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Contact Details:
Tel: 011 559 1455


About Leon Krige

​​Qualifications: B-Arch Wits, working on M-Arch by Research Wits

​Short Bio: Born & Working in Johannesburg, trained as an architect at Wits & Staedelschule Frankfurt under Prof Peter Cook – Archigram.
Taught Architectural Theory & Design at Universities of Pretoria, Wits & currently UJ.

Key interests:

Tectonic language as contemporary theory e.g. Critical Regionalism
Integrated climatic design & building skins.
Regional food & wine, roasting single origin coffee, photographic documentation.
Recent Achievements:

Invited to show Stadium panoramics at Arc-en-Reve Bordeaux France – June 2013
Invited to show ITHUBA prints at Deutsche Architectur Museum Frankfurt June 2013
(IN) Visible City exhibition at VELO Braamfontein – February 2012
(IN) Visible City exhibition at NIROX Maboneng – June 2012
Portraits of Place exhibition at GIFA Braamfontein – November 2012
Recent Publications:

JHB Nocturnes photo essay interview in DOMUS Italy web – October 2012
JHB Nocturnes in Playboy SA – November 2012
De Arte December 2012 – Peer review by Melinda Silverman
Recent Conference Papers:

3 Houses by Gawie Fagan Art Historians Conference at Wits 2011