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MAGAZINE/JOURNAL/DIGEST PUBLICATIONS

2018


Earthworks magazine, Issue 44, Oct-Dec 2018: “Foundation for Change” by Silke Colquhoun

2017


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.

2016


Digest of Namibian Architecture 2016 - Tuluo Article

2014 - 2015


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

2013


Digest of Namibian Architecture 2013 features “Rukonga Vision School

2011


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”

2010


Digest of Namibian Architecture 2010 ”Habitat Research and Development Centre”, “Nina Maritz Architects’ Office” and “Taleni Etosha Village”

2009


Digest of Namibia Architecture 2009 features: “Teaching Laboratory prototypes for the Rossing Foundation” and Gochas Village Council Office”.

2008

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”

2007


Digest of Namibia Architecture 2007 features “Visitors’Interpretative Rock Art Centre , Twyfelfontein”

2006

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

2005


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.

2004

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. bigissue@iway.na


Digest of Namibian Architecture, 2004: features HRDC

2001-2002


Digest of Namibian Architecture, 2001: BDO Spencer office building, Windhoek

50 years of Namibian Architecture, 2002: features Namibia Craft Centre, Windhoek

BOOK PUBLICATIONS

2016


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

2015


“Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation: An Architect’s Guide” by Ulrike Passe, Francine Battaglia, Routledge 2015

2013


“Afritecture. Building Social Change”, Andries Lepik, Hatje Cantz 2013

2009


“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.

2005


Archi-technology, March 2005, Brooke Pattrick Publishers, www.brookepattrick.com: “Buildings as life support systems” by Llewellyn van Wyk; features HRDC

ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

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2018

Foundation for Change
http://www.earthworksmagazine.co.za/features/foundation-for-change/

Shipwreck Lodge; el más difícil todavía en glamping
http://diariodesign.com/2018/10/shipwreck-lodge-glamping-africa/

Explora la hostil Costa de los Esqueletos de Namibia en estas cabañas de lujo
https://www.traveler.es/experiencias/articulos/shipwreck-lodge-cabanas-costa-esqueletos-namibia/13495

Отдых на Берегу скелетов
https://archi.ru/world/80543/otdykh-na-beregu-skeletov

SHIPSHAPE Shipwreck Lodge on Namibia’s Skeleton Coast lets guests spend the night marooned in the desert in ultimate luxury https://www.thesun.co.uk/travel/7164108/beach-themed-hotel-shipwreck-lodge-namibia/amp/

A ‘Shipwreck’ Hotel Has Opened on Namibia’s Skeleton Coast https://www.msn.com/en-za/travel/news/a-shipwreck-hotel-has-opened-on-namibias-skeleton-coast/ar-BBLrdq6?ocid=iehp

Crash on Namibia’s Dramatic Skeleton Coast at the One-of-a-kind Shipwreck Lodge https://www.themanual.com/travel/skipwreck-lodge-namibia/

Explore Namibia’s Haunting Coast With These Luxe Prefab Cabins
https://www.dwell.com/article/shipwreck-lodge-prefab-cabins-namibia-23e5be50

Sustainability one design at a time
http://www.we.com.na/news/sustainability-one-design-at-a-time2018-07-25/

GLOBAL AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE 2018
https://www.citedelarchitecture.fr/fr/evenement/global-award-sustainable-architecture-2018

Local architect becomes the fourth African to get global recognition for work in sustainable architecture
https://economist.com.na/34156/headlines/local-architect-becomes-the-fourth-african-to-get-global-recognition-for-work-in-sustainable-architecture/

2017

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

Namibian Design that is static and active - interview on 99FM Radio

GENERAL

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