in loco: Lesotho is a residential program which will run from October 2017 to August 2018. A cohort of 20 recently graduated Basotho students from local Architecture and Construction Schools will participate for the duration of the program alongside ten international students who will join for specific ten-day workshops.Learn More >
In 2017-18, rise will deliver a new building to the God’s Love Centre orphanage in Lesotho, Southern Africa using the in loco approach, a hands-on design and building experience, focused on knowledge exchange, capacity building, cooperation and development.
This, combined with entrepreneurship training, will enable the orphanage to become more self-sustaining by launching income generating activities.Learn More >
rise in the city is a unique event, featuring a competition and exhibit, created to catalyze social enterprises in Africa. A unique event where over 300 influencers in design and construction discover how architecture combined with social enterprise can solve poverty problems in Africa. Learn More >
Here is some fascinating reading from Dr Sean Maliehe (PhD), a postdoctoral research fellow in the Human Economy Programme, Centre for Advancement of Scholarship, University...Read More >
August 2017: I had just received a call from the Head of Programs from my former beloved school Lerotholi Polytechnic asking me to apply for...Read More >
Before I joined the fellowship, I had a secret fear that I’m not fit enough to be a professional architect and building contractor. For that...Read More >