A definition for Forensic Architecture per sé couldn’t be found, as this is yet a relatively new field within the architectural profession in South Africa. Wikipedia defines forensic science (often shortened to forensics) as the application of a broad spectrum of sciences to answer questions of interest to a legal system. A forensic investigation will typically require...Read More
Green building incorporates design, construction and operational practices that significantly reduce or eliminate the negative impact of development on the environment and people. Green buildings are energy efficient, resource efficient and environmentally responsible. The green building movement addresses what are becoming the major issues of our time: excess energy consumption and the related CO2 emissions from burning carbon fuels;...Read More
By: Kevin Bingham, president of the South African Institute of Architects There is an increase in regulation of the architectural profession by the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP). The stated aim for this is to improve the quality of architecture in our environment. All persons performing architectural work must be registered with...Read More
By Yashaen Luckan, president of the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) The added benefit of engaged practice, from a business perspective, is that clients are involved early in the design process and thereby become aware of the intellectual capital invested in the process of design, rather than functioning solely as recipients of...Read More
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