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Awards to Individuals

Gold Medal for Architecture

This award is made in recognition of an outstanding contribution to Architecture. Nominations supported by a written motivation for the Award may be made by a voting member of the Institute supported by ten seconders (voting members of the Institute) and the recipient must be elected by a two-thirds affirmative vote of the Board without debate.

Recipients:

1959 DS HADDON
1959 Prof NL HANSON
1962 Prof William Graham HOLFORD
1964 E Douglas ANDREWS
1965 Prof TH LOUW
1965 C Eric TODD
1965 SN TOMKIN
1966 Prof GE PEARSE
1967 NM EATON
1968 Dr W Gordon McINTOSH
1970 CM SINCLAIR
1977 RAE FOX
1980 HH HALLEN
1980 Prof Ad’AM GUEDES
1981 JJ BARNETT
Dr GT FAGAN
1998 Prof RS UYTENBOGAARDT
2000 DS JACK
2000 BC JOHNSON
2001 PE PAHL
2002 JW RUSHMERE
2004 Prof BJ BRITZ
2006 Dr JA ELLIOT
2010 P RICH
2010 J NOERO

 

Medal of Distinction

This award is made in recognition of an outstanding contribution through distinguished service to the profession and for architecture. Nominations supported by a written motivation for the Award may be made by a voting member of the Institute supported by ten seconders (voting members of the Institute) and the recipient must be elected by a two-thirds affirmative vote of the Board without debate.

Recipients:

Prof NL HANSON
JN COWIN
AL VAN DER WESTHUIZEN
1982 SN TOMKIN
McD LENNARD
GJB GALLAGHER
Dr D GREIG
HAP KENT
COOKE
HMJ PRINS
TJ LOUW
1992 EN FINSEN
2000 RB PRISGROVE
2000 Prof RR HARBER
2004 JDR BRYANT
2004 Prof AR LIPMAN
2004 Prof WH PETERS
2004 PF DE BEER
2005 MHR MUNNIK
2006 JD THERON
2012 SF LINNING
2013 CLIVE CHIPKIN
2015 Prof JULIAN COOKE
2016 Joan Mackenzie Seirlis (awarded posthumously)

 

Architectural Writers and Critics Award

The award is made in recognition of a distinguished contribution to architectural criticism and/or writing. Nominations supported by a written motivation may be made by a voting member of the Institute and the recipient must be elected by a two-thirds affirmative vote of the Board.

Recipients:

1981   JD THERON
1989   WH PETERS
2004   PF DE BEER
2010   RC FISHER

 

Research Award

Recipients:

1991 EJ HAARHOFF

Life Membership

The honour of life membership may be conferred by the board on national members of the Institute.

Recipients:

Mr JW Ras
Mr D Ritchie
Mr SH Segal
Mr LV van Wyk
2016 -Eugene Vaughan Barnard
2016 – Hassan Mia Asmal
2016 – Herbert Prins
2016 – Patricia Marjorie Emmett
2016 – Robert Ian Bruce Alexander

 

Honorary Members

The board may confer honorary membership on distinguished persons who are not eligible to be registered as architects in South Africa.

Recipient:

Dr GE Fagan

Honorary Fellows

This class of membership is in the non-voting category, and is intended for an architect of distinction who do not practice or live in South Africa, whom the board so elects.

Recipient:

Mr V Sgoutas