Venue Hire

The Cape Institute for Architecture has occupied its headquarters building at 71 Hout Street since 1986. First built as a warehouse in 1895, the building was later restructured internally by Revel Fox & Partners.

There are two venues available for hire within the Institute’s headquarters:

Ground floor gallery

The gallery space is used for exhibitions, and can be hired for drinks receptions.

Presentation Venue

The second floor venue can seat up to 100 people in a cinema style layout.


Catering can be provided on request.
Venue hire fee includes the use of CIfA data projector, laptop and staffing. AV/PA equipment can be hired on request.

The Venue Hire Application Form can be downloaded here. Booking Form 2018