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The movers and shakers of the architectural world in South Africa gathered at Shine Studios in Braamfontein on 2 September to witness the presentation of the 2015/2016 Corobrik SAIA Awards of Merit for Excellence in Architecture to the cream of the profession.

South Africa top architects honouredThe seven best designs and a book earned Awards of Excellence – the highest accolade to be given to an architectural project in South Africa since the inception of the programme in 1990.

A further seven projects received Awards of Merit, which were first instituted in 1999 to recognize good design or a substantial achievement in the industry. In addition, 16 commendations were awarded for remarkable design.

According to Kevin Bingham, awards convenor and SAIA Vice President, the large number of awards and commendations this year bore testimony to the high quality of the entries.

THE AWARDED PROJECTS – 2015/16 COROBRIK-SAIA AWARDS

Awards of Excellence

1. House La Lucia, Durban: designworkshop : sa
2. Military Health Base Depot for SAMHS: Jeremie Malan Architects CC
3. New residence in Waterkloof, Pretoria: Slee & Co. Architects
4. Residence at 79 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, Cape Town: Metropolis
5. 17 Glen Avenue Higgovale, Cape Town: studioMAS Architecture and Urban Design
6. ‘Malapa’ Fossil Cave & Visitors Platform: Krynauw Nel Associates (PTY) LTD
7. Number 1 Silo: Alan Gray Headquarters, Cape Town: Van der Merwe - Miszewski Architects, in association with Rick Brown Associates
8. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : Karel A Bakker, Roger C Fisher and Nicholas J Clarke

Awards of Merit

1. House La Lucia, Durban: designworkshop : sa
2. Military Health Base Depot for SAMHS: Jeremie Malan Architects CC
3. New Residence Waterkloof, Pretoria: Slee & Co. Architects
4. 79 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, Cape Town: Metropolis
5. 17 Glen Avenue Higgovale, Cape Town: studioMAS Architecture and Urban Design
6. Malapa Fossil Cave & Visitors Platform: Krynauw Nel Associates (PTY) LTD
7. Number 1 Silo: Alan Gray Headquarters, Cape Town: Van der Merwe - Miszewski Architects, in association with Rick Brown Associates
8. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : Karel A Bakker, Roger C Fisher and Nicholas J Clarke
9. House Scribante : Jason Erlank Architects
10. Tree Canopy Walkway, Kirstenbosch : Mark Thomas Architects
11. Heideveld Primary School, Athlone: Meyer & Associates, Architects and Urban Designers
12. Sinkhuis, Stellenbosch: Slee & Co. Architects
13. The Last Glass House : Thomashoff + Partner Architects
14. Architectural Guide SA: Roger C Fisher and Nicholas J Clarke
15. Watershed, Wolff Architects

Commendations

1. Liv Village, Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal: designworkshop : sa
2. Wits Rural Facility Training and Research Centre : Kate Otten Architects
3. New Coffeeshop and Showroom in Midrand for Foghound Interactive Coffee : Earthworld Architects CC
4. House Du Plessis: Earthworld Architects CC
5. House De Villiers Konsep Architects
6. Moruleng Cultural Precinct Tshwane: office 24-7
7. House Jonker: Thomas Gouws Architects + Interiors
8. Light House: W Design Architecture Studio
9. House Roodt Roodt Architects
10. Hermanus Community Day Care Centre : Gallagher Lourens Architects
11. Oude Werf Hotel : Revel Fox & Partners CC
12. House Nicholas: Noero Architects in association with Lemon Pebble Architects
13. BMW (South Africa) Head Office: Boogertman +Partners Architects
14. Outreach Foundation Community Centre : Local Studio
15. Steyn City Clubhouse: Boogertman + Partners Architects
16. Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, Okavango Delta, Botswana: Nicholas Plewman Architects in collaboration with Michaelis Boyd Architects

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