The top ten South African museums

10th July 2014 / 0 comments

Read in full at TheSouthAfrican.com: “South Africa’s museums have a difficult but intensely exciting future ahead of them: in a country where history is especially contentious, and where our understanding of apartheid history is still clouded by the motives and power differentials of living people, museums must give all South Africans the tools – the…

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Book Review: Rogue Urbanism

5th February 2014 / 0 comments

A repost of my book review of Rogue Urbanism for FutureCapeTown.com (read full article) and for Aerodrome (read full article). Rogue Urbanism is the outcome of a research exploration by the African Centre for Cities (ACC) at the University of Cape Town  This year’s bedside book for those perplexed, fascinated, enthused and enraged by the African city…

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Ten ways South African architects are building the future

22nd August 2013 / 0 comments

This article, written for (read in full at TheSouthAfrican.com) discusses ten visionary South African architects and their contributions to nation-building through excellent craftsmanship and their efforts to re-think Apartheid spatiality.

Day Two of Architecture ZA 2012

16th September 2012 / 0 comments

An excerpt from my writing at FutureCapeTown.com. Read the full article. “Day Two was fact-intensive, but culminated in a truly memorable engagement with a new voice in Architecture for the Global South, Rahul Mehrotra. With large grounds of work covered today, many students and practitioners alike will undoubtedly be left with much to ponder as…

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