Entries by Rod Choromanski

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 […]

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 […]

Music Construction

music and architecture are interwoven   architectural drawings, the music score the building,the music  every project,its very own spirit & identity read more about our music construction   here Choromanski says Manteca is more than a music band, it’s a project that regards the audience as being part of the group. “The idea is to bridge into different fields of […]

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 […]