IN THE PRESS | publications, articles
Allgemeine Zeitung: Es gibt noch keinen namibischen Architektur-Stil. Article and interview with Nina Martiz on the “Namibia. Archaelogy of the Future. Tomorrow’s Architectural Landscape” exhibition - published on 28 April 2017.
The Weekender supplement of The Namibian Newspaper: Namibian Architecture. Past, Present and Future - article on the ‘Namibia. Archaelogy of the Future. Tomorrow’s Architectural Landscape ‘ exhibition - published on 28 April 2017.
Digest of Namibian Architecture 2016 - Tuluo Article
Digest of Namibian Architecture 2014-2015 “A cool refuge” features the Regional Libraries
Earthworks magazine, Issue 23, Dec-Jan 2014 “Best Practices: Libraries” by Christy van der Merwe features interview excerpts with Nina Maritz
Flamingo, Air Namibia’s in-flight magazine, June 2014: “Green by nature architecture” by Anne Schauffer - interview with Nina Maritz
Digest of Namibian Architecture 2013 features “Rukonga Vision School
Earthworks magazine, Issue 16, Oct-Nov 2013 “Three Namibian Libraries”
Digest of Namibian Architecture 2011 features “Uiba-Oas Cooperative Crystal Market, Erongo Region”, “Sorris-Sorris Visitors Information Centre, Kunene Region” and “Fish River Canyon Viewpoint, Southern Namibia”
Earthworks June-July 2011 “House van der Merwe, Springbok, South Africa”
Digest of Namibian Architecture 2010 ”Habitat Research and Development Centre”, “Nina Maritz Architects’ Office” and “Taleni Etosha Village”
Digest of Namibia Architecture 2009 features: “Teaching Laboratory prototypes for the Rossing Foundation” and Gochas Village Council Office”.
“More house, less cash” by Frieda le Roux, featuring House van Zyl, 2008
Digest of Namibian Architecture 2008 features: “Keetmanshoop Receiver of Revenue Offices” and “Andersson’s Camp – Ongava Game Reserve, Etosha”
Digest of Namibia Architecture 2007 features “Visitors’Interpretative Rock Art Centre , Twyfelfontein”
L’Arca – Italian architecture magazine, featuring the HRDC, 2006
Die Burger weekly newspaper, South-Africa, Sat 25 June 2006: “Ëarth Construction” by Petria Jooste-Smit: front-page article in property section on HRDC
Digest of Namibian Architecture, 2005: features the Habitat Development & Research Centre and House van Zyl
The Namibian, Windhoek, 17 Nov 2005: “Twyfelfontein trail enchants visitors”, by Lindsay Dentlinger; features Twyfelfontein Visitors’ Centre
Environmental Management, South-Africa, Oct-Nov 2005, Vol 1 No. 1; Ïnterpretative Centre”, by Carol Knoll; features Twyfelfontein Visitors’ Centre
Flamingo, Air Namibia’s in-flight magazine, Nov. 2005: “A Visual Wonderland” by Ginger Mauney, features the HRDC
“Leading Architecture and Design”, South-Africa, Jan/Feb 2005, Primedia Publishing, HRDC featured as favourite building by Steve Kinsler, Eastcoast Architects, RSA.
Urban Green file, South-Africa, Nov-Dec 2004, Vol 9 No 5; “Sustainability in Housing – The HRDC, Windhoek” by Leigh Darrol. www.brookepattrick.com
Informante, Oct 2004, Windhoek: Digest showcases local architecture”” by Kirby Mackintosh: HRDC photograph featured.
Allgemeine Zeitung, Windhoek, 3 June 2004: “Habitat-Zentrum: Forschen fur die Zukunft des Wohnens“, by Daniela Schoneberg-Schultz.
The Big Issue, Namibia, April 2004 Vol 3 Issue 4; “Housing for the Future”, by Sarah Taylor, features the HRDC. firstname.lastname@example.org
Digest of Namibian Architecture, 2004: features HRDC
Digest of Namibian Architecture, 2001: BDO Spencer office building, Windhoek
50 years of Namibian Architecture, 2002: features Namibia Craft Centre, Windhoek
“Namibia. Archaelogy of the Future. Tomorrow’s Architectural Landscape” - exhibition catalogue - by Namibia Institute of Architects, published by AeR 2016
Architecture Activism” by Graft, Birkhäuser De Gruyter 2016
“Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation: An Architect’s Guide” by Ulrike Passe, Francine Battaglia, Routledge 2015
“Afritecture. Building Social Change”, Andries Lepik, Hatje Cantz 2013
“Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design: Cultural Process and Environmental Response”, Elsevier, 2009 by Kingston Heath
“The Green Studio Handbook” first edition, by Alison Kwok & Walter Grondzik, features the HRDC, 1st edition, Earthscan 2009.
Archi-technology, March 2005, Brooke Pattrick Publishers, www.brookepattrick.com: “Buildings as life support systems” by Llewellyn van Wyk; features HRDC
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GLOBAL AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE 2018
Local architect becomes the fourth African to get global recognition for work in sustainable architecture
Tapping into Khaudum’s wild beauty, one new visitor at a time - Article published by the Namibian Economist. https://economist.com.na/30048/tourism/tapping-into-khaudums-wild-beauty-one-new-visitor-at-a-time/
The new Shizinze Station (park management facility) at the entrance to Nkasa Rupara National Park
Identity in Architecture by Arthur Barker http://www.futurespaces.co.za/blog-articles/2015/april/08/identity-in-architecture-the-first-chapter.aspx
Afritecture: Twyfelfontein Visitor’s Centre http://www.afritecture.org/architecture/twyfelfontein-visitors-center
Design Indaba Interview http://www.designindaba.com/videos/interviews/nina-maritz-reduce-impact-planet
Earthworks: Building libraries by the book http://earthworksmagazine.co.za/projects/building-libraries-by-the-book/
Earthworks: Desert Resource Centre http://earthworksmagazine.co.za/projects/desert-resource-centre/
Earthworks: Embracing the elements http://earthworksmagazine.co.za/projects/embracing-the-elements/
Namibian Economist http://www.economist.com.na/general-news/1072-calls-to-support-green-building-initiative
TUT news: student workshop in Namibia http://www.tut.ac.za/News/Pages/ArchitectureexpertisetravelstoNamibia.aspx
Anna La Rue: http://zeroresource.com/2010/05/25/nina%C2%A0maritz/
Travel News Namibia: Sustainability – the last frontier by Ginger Mauney http://travelnewsnamibia.com/archives/conservation-magazine/going-green-sustainability-the-last-frontier/#.VWhF_s9Viko
Christine Skowski Photography http://www.christineskowski.com/NINA-MARITZ-MCA-LIBRARY
Holcim Foundation Experts http://www.holcimfoundation.org/Experts/nina-maritz
Michael Cockram: The Sustainability of Nina Maritz http://www.architectureweek.com/2007/0613/environment_1-1.html
UIA Sustainable by Design http://sbd2050.org/project/visitors-centre-for-twyfelfontein-world-heritage-rock-art-site-44