Events - in Africa

GSA & Boogertman + Partners International Lecture Series 2018: ALEJANDRO ARAVENA


When: 8 February 2018. Wine bar: 18:00 – 18:30. Welcome Note, Talk & Open Conversation: 18:30 – 19:45.

Where: GAP at MOAD, 281 Commissioner Street, Maboneng, Johannesburg.

All lectures are free and open to the public. All lectures earn Cat 1, 0,3 CPD credits. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.


This year’s programme starts on 8 February 2018 with Pritzker prize-winning Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena, well known not only as an academic and curator of the 15th Venice Biennale, but also for his work as a partner in the architectural firm ELEMENTAL, which produces work that stands out for its unbiased approach and willingness to enter fields they have not yet explored, generating original contributions to peoples’ quality of life.


Boogertman + Partners is a locally and internationally acclaimed studio for architecture, interior design, urban design and graphic design. Established in 1982, Boogertman + Partners has grown to become Africa’s largest architecture firm with offices in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban and Kenya, and projects throughout Africa and the Middle East.


GSAThe GSA (Graduate School of Architecture) at the University of Johannesburg founded in 2015 with a simple mandate: to transform contemporary African architectural education.
Located in Johannesburg, one of the world’s most exciting and challenging cities, we aim to offer a world-class architectural educational experience to our students. We are the continent’s only dedicated post-graduate school of architecture and the only African school to offer the world-renowned Unit System way of teaching, first pioneered by London’s Architectural Association in the 1970s.




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