Bill and Chelsea Clinton visit Ubuntu

August 6th, 2013  was an incredible day. President Bill Clinton, his daughter Chelsea, and a Clinton Foundation delegation visited the Ubuntu Center on their tour of CGI (Clinton Global Initiative) commitment sites. In 2007, we began our work with Ubuntu's staff and the Zwide community to...

Flying SAA: Ubuntu Centre in Sawubona

[caption id="attachment_1924" align="alignleft" width="195" caption="fA's Ubuntu Centre features in SAA's Sawubona"][/caption] …Stan Field, an internationally renowned Port Elizabeth-born architect, created a beautiful space in the unlikely setting of a struggling township and the community has taken it to heart. It is not one story, but many…The Centre...

DESIGNING UBUNTU

Designing Ubuntu reveals the design and philosophy behind the award winning Ubuntu Centre, and the role of architecture in the transformation of a South African township. The book unveils the inspiring, challenging, and fascinating development of a “Township Architecture”. [issuu width=420 height=267 showHtmlLink=false printButtonEnabled=false backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120217000455-890559f466bd4022a6c21a896ca68a52...

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...

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...