“An Oasis in the Wilderness”

fA's Karoo Wilderness Centre in August-September edition of Earthworks Magazine - South Africa's industry magazine for green building. "The design shows an understanding of the interdependence of the elements of a healthy eco-system, and essentially re-establishes the connection between the built and natural environment." Earthworks is an intelligent, cutting...

Ubuntu Centre wins Fulton Award

The Ubuntu Centre, which opened in September last year, won the prestigious Fulton Award in the categories of Overall Building Project, and Concrete in Architecture. The Fulton Awards began as a tribute to the late Dr Sandy Fulton for his outstanding contribution to the understanding of concrete, its...

Every drop of water counts

"Karoo Wilderness Centre captures rain in its roof to keep cool" Andrew Michler, of Inhabitat describes the Karoo Wilderness, "The Karoo Desert in South Africa contains more biodiversity than any other arid region in the world. The award-winning Karoo Wilderness Center by Field Architecture is designed to provide resources...

Ubuntu Centre makes its way onto SAA

As a part of an issue devoted to reducing Africa's carbon footprint, INDWE, South African Airlines' inflight magazine features a story about the Ubuntu Centre. The article gives a first hand account of the impact of the Ubuntu Centre from the perspective of a local...