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COROBRIK SPONSOR THEIR 31st ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

Eight finalists from Universities around South Africa have already won the regional competitions and will meet at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg between the 16th and 18th April 2018 for the 31st Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards evening.

The annual Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award is the country’s premier event to highlight the creative and technical talent of the cream of South Africa’s architectural students and to drive the advancement of design excellence nationally.

Participating universities include: University of the Free State, University of Cape Town,
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Tshwane University of Technology, University of Johannesburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Pretoria and University of Witwatersrand.

Participants thesis models are available to view at The Hilton Hotel between 8.30am and midday on the 18th April 2018.  Tertiary institutions are encouraged to send architectural and design students to view the models and listen to a student lecture. 

For more information, contact Thilo Sidambaram on 031 560 3111 or thilo.sidambaram@corobrik.co.za

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Caption:  Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny is the winner of the 30th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards. His entry, entitled ‘Design for [bio] diversity’, explored the potential of architecture for ecological conservation, proposing an environmental awareness and water research facility in the context of Springfield industrial park/ uMgeni River catchment area in Durban.