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WAC Appoints Bogosi Makhene As Country Reporter For South Africa
South Africa Architecture News - Jan 28, 2019 - 02:08 8576 views
Since January 22, 2019
Bogosi Makhene has been appointed as South Africa's Country Reporter, as part of the WAC's Country Editors/Reporters program. Bogosi received her graduate degree from the Universidad IUAV di Venezia, in Urban Design Design and Innovation in Architecture. She received her honours in Art criticism at the University of Cape Town, and graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in History of Art and Architecture.
She is an offer holder at the London School of Economics and Political Science in their Executive MSC programme in Cities. She is the recipient of numerous international design awards, including Domus Academy's 'Beyond the wall' contest as well being shortlisted in the LafargeHolcim Contest in Sustainable Construction. Besides her interests in Urban Design, her other main interests are in Materials design and technology.
Bogosi is the founder of BCBG designs, with a team of engineers; they design and manufacture high technology structural façades that aid considerably in energy consumption and usage. This business model gained recognition and an invitation of participation from I3P, a Turin based accelerator that attracts foreign entrepreneurs with innovative business models.
She has has been the Head Design consultant, and has just completed the first phase of a first of its kind Aqua Ponics farm in the SADC region. She is currently working on an architectural design project in Africa, while dedicating her time to her work as a WAC reporter.
If you also want to be part of our volunteer reporters and become "the voice of your country on WAC while being the face of WAC in your country", please send your motivation message and your CV to [email protected]. We also accept more than one reporter by country.
Top image courtesy of Bogosi Makhene