The Department of Architecture invites everyone to the 35th Virtual Corobrik Treatise Design Awards and Exhibition. Come join us online on Monday 6 December at 12:00, where we showcase the design work of our final year Architecture students.

Silvia Bodei is an architect (IUAV, Venice), doctor in Architecture (UPC, Barcelona), and was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Cagliari (Italy). She is currently Senior Lecturer of Architecture at the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban (South Africa) where she teaches Design Studio and History of Architecture. 

Join us on Thursday 4 November 2021 at 10:25 on MS Teams. 

Please join us this THURSDAY evening for the opening of our interior design exhibition, ISIQALO ESITSHA - New Beginnings. The exhibit will be in the @gfiartgallery  from the 17th of September to the 8th of October. Our Virtual opening will be on Thursday at 7pm, via Facebook live. Please tune in! 

The school of architecture is proud to announce that the 2019 and 2020 Corobrik National Architecture Student Awards was awarded to GP Greyvenstein (2019) and Blake Smit (2020). The achievement follows the win in 2018 by Riaan Huiskens, making Mandela University home to this prestigious award three years in a row. 

South End was a vibrant, diverse and thriving mixed community before implementation of the 1950 Group Areas Act under the apartheid regime. Forced removals implemented under the act, removed Coloured residents of South End to areas such as Gelvandale, Korsten, and Chetty. The Chinese people were moved to Kabega Park, Indians to Malabar and black people to townships such as New Brighton (  

Registration will open on 11 January 2021 for metric students who already received their marks or students who completed their studies. Please visit the registration page and orientation page for more information about dates, especially for first-year students. 

Best Wishes

The School of Architecture would like to wish all students and staff a safe, healthy, and prosperous new year! We would like to also take this opportunity to welcome or our new students to the school! 

The Department of Architecture hereby invites you to our annual Treatise Corobrik Virtual Function which will take place on Friday, 11 December at 15:00 via MS Teams.