Entries by Rod Choromanski

africanism weekly news – August 16,2017

The cream of the crop: the 20 shortlisted projects for the inaugural Africa Architecture Awards

Africa Architecture Award 2017 News

  http://www.archidatum.com/articles/africa-architecture-awards-announces-20-shortlists-for-the-inaugural-2017-fete/?t=1&cn=ZmxleGlibGVfcmVjc18y&refsrc=email&iid=c49a6d849ce54db9a536b3a5cedd380c&uid=2424567401&nid=244+281088008

Unveiling of Queen Thomozile Jezangani KaNdwandwe Zulu final resting Place & the Museum – 28 May 2017

Light shed on Zulu queen’s burial site  10:41 03/10/2010 An Umlazi pensioner may have shed light on the final resting place of King Goodwill Zwelithini’s mother, Queen Thomo Jezangani Ndwandwe, who was buried secretly in Durban in the late 1950s. Makhosegazi Simelane-Buthelezi this week took City Press and the monarch’s representative, Prince Zeblon Zulu, to […]

Commercial development damages Heritage Building

Commercial development damages  Heritage Building – news article by  R.Moodley – Crit News   Heritage for heritage sake often results in static environments that serve the name rather than the people of a city. Heritage for people’s sake has much more dynamic and profound results. Like many old buildings, 849 Chris Hani Road in Red Hill tells layered stories […]

Rivertown

Durban Rivertown                                                                                                      (earthworks magazine issue 36 February-March […]

The Rivertown Beerhall & Milne Drain Public Space – UIA 2014 congress,legacy project

Rivertown,Beer Hall,Milne Drain Development  Project by the Architecture Department,eThekwini Municipality and Choromanski Architects The city of Durban was originally a mangrove wetland and an adjacent secondary dune of the Durban Beach. Two Vleis, namely the eastern and western dominated the landscape, thereby restricting city settlement. The Milne Drain together with other drains that still exist, serve […]

uMkhumbane_Cato Manor_Heritage Place- Africa Architecture Award 2017 Grand Prix Winner

 Project by the Architecture Department,eThekwini Municipality and Choromanski Architects Black Africans came to settle in Cato Manor during the 1920s, and rented land from Indian market gardeners who occupied the area since the early 20th century, as the apartheid system restricted settlement in the city. Cato Manor covers a geographical area of approximately 1800 hectares […]

Conversation Collab

    In 2013 I participated in ‘Conversations on Architecture.’ It’s always a privilege listening to ideas shared by my peers and to contribute to building the collateral around South African architecture. Distinguished international speakers from as far afield as UK, Germany and Paraguay together with our local architectural prodigies will be probing important matters pertaining […]

Afrisam Sustainable Architectural Awards

Afrisam Sustainable 400-101 Architectural Awards Off to Jhb to form part of the juryMB2-702