keyboard_arrow_upFrom second to first place: South Africa shines!
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In 2016, South-Africa participated in the International Saint-Gobain MultiComfort House Students Contest for the first time and Miguel Carvalho, James Russwurm and Tiago Vasconcelos from University of Johannesburg came second.

keyboard_arrow_upRewarding comfortable and sustainable architecture
keyboard_arrow_downRewarding comfortable and sustainable architecture

The winning team for the South Africa stage of the Saint-Gobain MultiComfort Students Contest 2018 was announced on Friday 20 April at Saint-Gobain in Johannesburg.

keyboard_arrow_upKwaZulu-Natal regional finalist for the Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards announced
keyboard_arrow_downKwaZulu-Natal regional finalist for the Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards announced

Innovation is the standout quality that differentiates design resolutions and helps define architecture as special and appreciated by one’s peers. Innovation in sync with context provides the delight factor permitting architectural design to compete comfortably on the world stage. Technical skill, the ability to create memorable form that draws one in while treading softly on our planet is what puts the finishing touches to sustainable architecture. South African architecture continues to take positive strides also demonstrating an extra creative dimension unique in a country where the shaping of the urban landscape requires an appreciation of the complexities of creating an inclusive built environment.