Wits Architecture : October 2009 Events - Preliminary Announcement


Announcement and preliminary invitation

From 21 to 24 October 2009 the School of Architecture + Planning University of the Witwatersrand will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the John Moffat Building and the achievements of those who have worked and studied in the building.

Our theme is modernism and its successors in African cities, Architecture, planning, urgabn design, housing and society.


Avenue Patrice Lumumba by Guy Tillim
Objects, designs and images drawn from Alumni
Winning entries in forthcoming concept stage competition
for Redevelopment of John Moffat Building precinct Award winning student work

Wednesday 21 October 2009

Colloquium on developing the field of architectural research in South Africa

Thursday 22 October 2009

Rusty Bernstein Memorial Lecture Jean-Louis Cohen Sheldon H. Solow

Friday 23 October 2009

Symposia on modernism and other facets of city and building

Saturday 24 October 2009

Reunion of Alumni
Featuring prominent speakers and debate on architecture and planning.
Lunch and tours for Alumni.

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