Latest From the blog

Baking Bread During Lockdown – Yusuf Patel

Baking Bread During Lockdown – Yusuf Patel

DOWNLOAD BOOK HERE: Making Dough During Lockdown During these times of turmoil in South Africa, it may seem strange to be posting about bread baking. Yet, this is what my friend Yusuf Patel decided to do... and this is what I have decided to do. My Durban friends are...

read more
WHAT DOES TRANSFORMATION LOOK LIKE?

WHAT DOES TRANSFORMATION LOOK LIKE?

What does transformation look like? By Amira Osman Professor, Architecture and Industrial Design, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) SARChI: DST/NRF/SACN Research Chair in Spatial Transformation (Positive Change in the Built Environment) For the Southern Africa...

read more
THE OSAC ARCHIVES

THE OSAC ARCHIVES

OMER SIDDIG ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTANT - OSAC My father's practice, OSAC, in Khartoum is where I worked over university holidays and after my graduation in 1988 and were I picked up my experience on design, construction and architecture in general. My father has kindly...

read more
Affordable housing finance in the Sudan

Affordable housing finance in the Sudan

The CAFH yearly document on affordable housing finance in Africa was missing THE SUDAN and we have been able to participate in this project to include it. The research was carried out by myself with invaluable support from Malaz Seif Islam who assisted in gathering...

read more
WiA Speech Boukunde

WiA Speech Boukunde

“Trust me, I know” – personal reflections on being a women in architecture Prof. Amira Osman, Associate Professor, Architecture, FADA, UJ, Johannesburg, amirao@uj.ac.za Pretoria Institute of Architecture (PIA), Women in Architecture (WiA) event, 4th August 2016,...

read more
Decolonisation Conversation

Decolonisation Conversation

“Trust me… I know…” Personal reflections on the decolonisation debate Prof. Amira Osman, Associate Professor, Architecture, FADA, UJ, Johannesburg, amirao@uj.ac.za FADA Decolonisation Conversation, 9th June 2016, UJ Arts Centre Theatre; Panel 1: What does...

read more