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Accelerating spatial transformation for equality and accessibility

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By Kevin Gadd, President of the Cape Institute for Architecture (CIfA) “The urban spatial patterns that we inherited from apartheid, and which persist to this day, contribute to the reproduction of poverty and inequality – and must be fundamentally changed.” – President Cyril Ramaphosa, 22 August 2018 Our global urban population has grown hugely, with close […]

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Architects need to address our transformation challenges

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Article based on a speech presented by Kevin Gadd at the CIFA Stakeholders meeting, 22/2/2017 The Cape Institute for Architecture is the largest regional architecture body in South Africa, with the potential to influence development in the city of Cape Town and the wider region. President of the institute Kevin Gadd calls for architects to […]

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THRICE ETHICAL

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Has a client ever lodged a complaint about you to the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP)? If not, this might just be because your client knows even less about the codes of ethics for architects than you do. BY EUGENE BARNARD Your clients might not be as knowledgeable or bold as Prince […]

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