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JustCity Jozi

Join us at the Johannesburg mini-conference, in a dialogue about how architecture plays a role in influencing policy to guide sustainable urbanisation whilst ensuring the human dignity of the communities it serves and bringing in effect spatial justice.

CA+HR has been represented in Baku to address this conversation and continues to host two conferences in Johannesburg and Hong Kong later this year, with dedicated events leading up to the RIO 2020 UIA world congress, following which a report will be produced on the work that has been done for the duration of the program. 

01 & 02 August 2019

Registration at 08h00

UJ Bunting Road Campus

The Kerzner Banqueting & Conferencing Center

14 Renowned local & international speakers

Non-members: R750 SAIA members: R500 Students: Free/Mahala

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A few of our key speakers:

Prof. Rozena Maart


Professor Rozena Maart works at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in the School of Social Science. She served as the director of the Centre for Critical Research on Race and Identity [CCRRI] for five years from 2012 until 2016. In January 2019 Professor Maart was appointed as an International Research Ambassador to the University of Bremen in Germany.

Samuel Oboh


 With an expansive career spanning over 25 years, Sam is respected for his expertise, scholarship and excellence. Sam is a Principal & Vice President of AECOM Canada Architects Limited, a Fortune 500 Company and the 2015 President of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. He is also the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Botswana in Canada.

Carin Combrink


Carin Combrinck was the director of an architectural practice in Johannesburg for 15 years before joining the Department of Architecture at the University of Pretoria in 2010. She currently co-ordinates and lectures in the Honours programme while teaching third year theory. She has been the study leader for selected M(Prof) students over the course of her academic career.


Rod Hackney

Key Note Speaker

 Rod Hackney is a British architect and past president of the Royal Institute of British Architects and International Union of Architects.

Rod Hackney's Inner City objective is a simple one. Only by living in slums can professionals and communities efficiently work together to overcome crowded, dirty, and run-down environments. His successful results alleviated poverty, halted social decay, degradation and riots, whilst creating sustainable jobs, recycling waste, reducing harmful emissions and producing green environments. His slum upgrading skills were acknowledged by the Paris based Union Internationale des Architectes (UIA). The UIA Sir Robert Mathew Prize citation stated that Rod Hackney's "work represents an extremely innovative approach to community architecture. Here, as a member of the community, the architect assumes the role of organizer and teacher, helping people to improve their own living environment. The technology transfer is part of a process in community design and reconstruction".

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