Brent De Waal

Dear Stakeholders The President of South Africa, Mr Ramaphosa, has, on 23rd of March 2020, announced that the National Coronavirus Command Council had decided to enforce a nation-wide lockdown for 21 days with effect from midnight on Thursday 26 March 2020. This is a strange and difficult time. We are all concerned about what the …

CIfA Newsflash 06/2020 | CIfA Office Closure | COVID-19 Read More »

Dear CIfA Member Following President Ramaphosa’s declaration of a 21-day national lockdown from 27 March – 16 April 2020, arrangements in respect of the notification of land use development applications are applicable immediately. The below City of Cape Town Staff Circular below, informs members of the impact of the Lockdown on: Pre-Application Consultations; LUM application …

CIfA Newsflash 10/2020 | CoCT Staff circular 005/2020: Lockdown ‘dead period’ Read More »

Below, see correspondence between CIfA President, Henk Lourens and the Registrar of SACAP , Adv. Toto Fiduli regarding the 2020/2021 SACAP invoices issued Sent: Wednesday, 01 April 2020 13:49/ Subject: SACAP 2020/2021 invoices Dear Toto We have received numerous calls regarding the invoices which were issued to our members and other SACAP registered professionals today. …

CIfA Newsflash 09/2020 | SACAP 2020/2021 Invoices Read More »

See below City of Cape Town MEDIA RELEASE – City will continue receiving, assessing applications during lockdown. MEDIA RELEASE – City will continue receiving assessing applications during lockdown

Dear CIfA Member As the number of COVID-19 cases in the country continue to rise, and after much deliberation, the Management Committee of the Cape Institute for Architecture (CIfA) decided to suspend all presentations, events and meetings at the CIfA premises until 15 April 2020. This is in response to the growing coronavirus outbreak and …

CIfA Newsflash 05/2020 | Institute Meetings & Events Read More »

To CIfA Members The  Explanatory Guide to the City of Cape Town: Municipal Planning Amendment By-law 2019, is attached for your records. MPBL 2019 Amendments Guideline Document

After a very engaging and very successful LUM & BDM presentation held at the Slave Church Museum on the 22nd May 2019, the presenters from the City of Cape Town have graciously offered to share their presentations for perusal. For any query or clarity regarding, feel free to send it via email to the relevant …

CoCT LUM and BDM Applications Presentations – 22 May 2019 Read More »

Sonae Arauco (in conjunction with their brand Novolam) and the Cape Institute for Architecture (CIFA a region of SAIA) is pleased to announce an architectural student design competition for a moveable exhibition display system, which will be used by the Institute for its various outreach programmes. The brief: The competition is for the design of …

Sonae Arauco & CIfA Architectural Student Design Competition – 2018 Read More »

Sonae Arauco (in conjunction with their brand Novolam) and the Cape Institute for Architecture (CIFA a region of SAIA) is pleased to announce an architectural student design competition for a moveable exhibition display system, which will be used by the Institute for its various outreach programmes. The brief: The competition is for the design of …

Sonae Arauco & CIfA Architectural Student Design Competition – June 2018 Read More »