Savage + Dodd shortlised in the 2019 International Urban Project Award

The Moroka Halls of Residence Building, located on the Sol Plaatje University Campus in Kimberly was shortlisted for the 2019 IUPA (International Urban Project Award).

The IUPA, advanced by WA magazine from Bejing and Bauwelt magazine from Berlin, is aimed towards initiating debate on the value of architecture in stimulating the evolution of architecture and urban environments within various models of urban context from around the world.  As stated in the IUPA competition notice placed on the BAU China 2019 digital notice board, “The main criterion for the selected projects is that they are truly outstanding for the further development of architecture and urban design in an international discourse.”

A presentation of all award-winning projects, as well as, commended entries will be held at the BAU Congress of China in Shanghai from the 5th of November, 2019.