Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning

The Spatial Planning and Design Studio: Mapping Exercises

The Spatial planning and design studio (landscape and urbanism) brings together honours students from the Planning and Architecture disciplines. It engages with the city as an entangled, relational process to unearth unconventional organisational systems including cultural, historical and physical (natural and built) do develop inclusive approaches for humans and wildlife.

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DASP Awards 2022

(Photo of Marley Tjitjo, director at Marley Tjito Architects Inc. handing over sponsored award to Ms Joyce Nghiitete)


 A big congratulations to all the hardworking students awarded at the NUST Annual Academic Awards 2022!

The students of our department received both Merit awards and Performcane awards, for the work achieved in the year 2021. 



Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning

Best 1st Year: Huumbwa Redemptus 

Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning (Honours)

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DASP PUBLIC LECTURE: “Post-war housing in Windhoek: Architecture and Society” by Jens Wiedow

Post-war housing in Windhoek: Architecture and Society - Jens Wiedow

Date: Wednesday, 20 April 2022 | Time: 18h00

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Doctoral Research Seminar – presented by Elao Martin

Doctoral Research Seminar – presented by Elao Martin

Contemporary Domesticity and the Architecture of Urbanizing Northern Namibia: a case of the Owambo homestead

Date: 01 April 2022

Time: 14h30 CAT

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Space For Myself: a first year’s, first project

To kick off the first year programme for 2022, the students started by designing a space for oneself suitable for sitting, standing or lying down. Various structures emerged of which five were selected to be built at a true 1:1 scale, aimed at experiencing the full space imagined in the models they originally built. The students commented that they enjoyed working between paper and model, understanding the development needed to bring an idea to life.

The final presentation was joined by architect, Hugo Scheepers.

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