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Event location: John Moffat Building

Event date and time: 31/08/2016 18:00:00


You are cordially invited to the opening of the First Year Student Traveling Exhibition of the School of Architecture of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on Wednesday 31st August at 6pm in the foyer of the John Moffat Building, East Campus, University of the Witwatersrand, Jorissen Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

The exhibition entitled PALLADIO AND THE MODERN forms part of the AZA16, which is hosted by Architecture and Planning of Wits and shows a selection of the first two projects of the first year students just arrived from school with little experience in architectural drawings and building architectural models. Their dedicated commitment to the task given, 200 drawings and 100 models in total 300 exhibition pieces by hand, forms part of a three year research program of 2013, 2014 and 2015 in architectural composition given by the Senior Lecturer Arch. Ernst Struwig with Dr. Arch. Magda Minguzzi and Arch. Jean-Pierre Basson.

 

The exhibition can be viewed from Thursday to Saturday from 9h00 to 16h00. The exhibition closes on Saturday 3rd September 2016, after which it is foreseen to return to its home city, with a final exhibition in Port Elizabeth early next year.