Shaping urban areas through art

Shaping urban areas through art

“Art should play an integral role in influencing urban areas but unfortunately there’s not enough funding to support artists or art institutions to be able to do that,” Wits University’s School of Architecture and Planning, in collaboration with Institut Francais of...
Dynamite comes in small packages

Dynamite comes in small packages

A small, dark room in a Braamfontein alley is opening spaces and places for lovers of architecture and design. The Boiler Room is part of the Alive Architecture initiative, located down an alley just off Melle Street, opposite the Neighbourgoods Market. It serves as a...
New technology for world’s oldest profession

New technology for world’s oldest profession

THE WORLD’s oldest—and one of its most dangerous—profession might become safer thanks to a new invention by a trio of Wits students. Third-year architectural students Lamy Subira, Yoliswa Dlamini and Andre-Juan le Sueur began working on the project in April this year...

Final exhibition of Yeoville Studio

The strange looking structures you may have passed while walking in the John Moffat building are straight from the minds of Wits’ own architecture students. The Yeoville Studio exhibition is a showcase of the work done by the school of architecture and planning. Dr...