Call for information: Dutch building industry professionals in South Africa 1902 – 1961
Posted on October 15, 2019
The editors of the Tectonic ZA Wilhelmiens project invites the
public to make contact and share information that will contribute
to a new research publication.
Gender Based Violence Assembly Hosted by the Department of Town and Regional Planning
Posted on September 11, 2019
To create more awareness, and to shed more light around gender based violence, as well as the current violent xenophobia outbreak that hit our country recently, the Department of Town and Regional Planning hosted a GBV Assembly on 10 September
Zakkiya Khan appointed on IFI’s Educational Policy Taskforce
Posted on August 29, 2019
Zakkiya Khan is a lecturer in the interior architecture programme. She has been appointed to serve on a global educational policy taskforce for the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI).
Ms Chantel Niebuhr receives the Young Researcher Award in Paris
Posted on May 31, 2019
Ms Chantel Niebuhr from the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology was recently granted attendance to the World Hydropower Congress in Paris which took place on 14 until 16 May 2019 as part of the IHA young researcher award prize.
Teaching and Learning Awards 2019
Posted on May 31, 2019
Several Teaching and Learning awards were recently handed out to staff members of the EBIT Faculty members. The following staff members received recognition for their contribution to Teaching and Learning in their respective departments.
EBIT Week 2019
Posted on March 29, 2019
UP hosted the 2019 EBIT week from 24-27 March.
Atterbury collaborates with MSc Real Estate 2019
Posted on March 11, 2019
Our Department is very excited about the working relationship that has evolved between the Department of Construction Economics and Atterbury
Harvard University’s Professor Toni Griffin visits the EBIT Faculty
Posted on June 04, 2018
On Tuesday, 29 May 2018, the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology’s School for the Built Environment hosted Prof Toni Griffin from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Recognition for Qabilah Abramjee’s remarkable academic achievements
Posted on May 17, 2018
On 18 April 2018, the Department of Construction Economics at the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology presented its annual prize giving function
Footsteps Along the Tracks project uncovers largely forgotten cultural heritage
Posted on August 02, 2017
UP and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands present the Footsteps Along the Tracks project, which uncovers the largely forgotten cultural heritage represented by the Netherlands South African Railways Company (NZASM).
Department of Architecture undertakes research project for Clay Brick Association of South Africa
Posted on July 04, 2017
Over the last years, a detailed analysis of the environmental impacts of clay brick production and utilisation in South Africa was commissioned by the Clay Brick Association of South Africa and Swisscontact, co-funded by the National Research Foundation and conducted by the Department of...
Chair in Shopping Centre Studies founded at UP
Posted on May 25, 2016
A partnership between the South African Council for Shopping Centres and the Department of Construction Economics at the University of Pretoria, has resulted in the founding of a Chair in Shopping Centre Studies.
Informal settlements: looking at the bigger picture
Posted on May 09, 2016
For his PhD research, Dr Emmanuel Nkambule sought to improve the living conditions in informal settlements by visually studying the structure of the settlement and its many physical and social layers.