Chalkboards as Participatory Research Tool

Architecture lecturer, Ms Bridget Horner, has positioned chalkboards in strategic locations across the Howard College campus in a bid to understand students’ comprehension of the spaces that they occupy on campus. The project, which forms part of Horner’s PhD research titled: Students knowings of food, accommodation and transport spaces in the Higher education environment, is

UKZN Students win International Architecture Award

Masters in Architecture students Mr Vahin Parmananda and Mr Mthokozisi Sibisi have won the prestigious 14th Annual Saint-Gobain Multicomfort house student contest held in Dubai. The students competed against representatives from other international universities, winning the coveted title and cash prize, for their design called Solar Creek Community, which is a climate-driven approach to creating

Architecture students seen with their chicken coops, created for the Green Camp gallery project.

Architecture students design & build chicken coops for Green Camp Gallery Project

First year architecture students recently showcased chicken coops designed and built by the student teams for the Green Camp gallery project. Green Camp is an organic urban lifestyle and design hub in Durban. The once derelict and abandoned area was transformed by artist Mr Xolani Hlongwa and is now functioning as an art gallery, organic vegetable

Excellence Lauded and Rewarded at Architecture Awards

The Architecture discipline within the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) held their annual awards ceremony on the Howard College campus. Students who excelled academically were recognised through various awards and scholarships. Acting Dean of the School Professor Ernest Khalemacongratulated the prize winners saying: ‘The calibre of work that you produce is a testament to your input and

First year architecture students painted a mural in Denis Shepstone building, Howard College.

Architecture Students paint Mural at UKZN

First year Architecture students from the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (SOBEDS) recently painted a new mural on the entrance wall of their studios on Level 7 in Denis Shepstone building, Howard College. Lecturers Mrs Bridget Horner and Ms Lindsay Bush oversaw the process with Ms Corina Gibson from Prominent Paints supplying paint, equipment and