WORDS Lindi Brownell Meiring IMAGES courtesy of Corobrik SAIA Architectural Awards
The winners of the 2018 Corobrik SAIA Architectural Awards have been announced.
After creating a shortlist from 61 regional winners, six projects received Awards for Excellence, 24 Awards of Merit and five received commendations. Judges included SAIA President Maryke Cronje, Corobrik Commercial Director Musa Shangase, VISI’s Editor-in-Chief Sumien Brink, academic Professor Paul Kotze and architect, urban designer and Director of DesignSpaceAfrica, Dr Luyanda Mpahlwa.
The six Awards for Excellence winners included the research project publication NZASM Footsteps Along The Tracks, written by Nicholas J Clarke & Roger C Fisher, assisted by Siphiwe Simelane. Below, in no particular order, are the five buildings and structures that received top honours.
New Residence (as featured on page 60 of the latest issue of VISI)
Location: Constantia, Cape Town
Architects: Malan Vorster Architecture
Location: Forest Town, Johannesburg
Architects: Lewis Levin Architects
The Lake House
Location: Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal
Architects: Koop Design
Location: Sandton, Johannesburg
Architects: Paragon Architects
The Delville Wood Memorial
Location: Longueval, France