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Congratulations to the three first round winners: L Manzana, S Fischer, J Myburgh, C van Niekerk, and their Educational Institutions. We look forward seeing your project presentations and the prize giving ceremony at the gala event this coming week.
Student Design competition first round winners announced!

GRAPHISOFT SA would like to congratulate the following students, in alphabetical order, on winning the first round in their respective institutions:


Durban University of Technology: L Manzana

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TAG443 COLLEGE: M Ziyaad

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Tshwane University of Technology: J Myburgh

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University of the Free State: C van Niekerk

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The five first round winners, will each be presenting their winning designs, for final judging at next week’s ArchiCAD Retreat 2014. The final prize winner will receive amongst other prizes, a R25,000 cash prize!

via Student Design competition first round winners announced!

If you would like to join in the voting and other activities during the ArchiCAD Retreat 2014, make your booking here.

Here you can see the winner of the 2013 ArchiCAD SADC Student Competition and tell us what you think about how the talent compares this year.

We are really looking forward to see the presentations at the 2014 ArchiCAD SADC Retreat in Gauteng next week.

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ArchiCAD Student competition 2014 reveals brilliant student work in SADC!.

Screen Shot 2014-05-09 at 7.39.22 AMWith the preliminary judging started yesterday,
students in SADC have shown that they are very talented.

Judges from Osmond Lange Architects and Planners
and GRAPHISOFT SA, were very impressed at the quality of student work submitted, by the 4 participating institutions, Durban University of Technology, Tshwane University
of Technology
, TAG443 College, University of the Free State and the open SADC category.


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a winner, who among other prizes, will receive R5,000 cash and
an internship at an ArchiCAD Commercial User office. All these first level winners, will be traveling to the ArchiCAD 2014 Retreat in Irene next week
(13-15 May 2014), where they will present their projects to the conference delegates for final voting, with their eyes firmly set on the R25,000 overall winner’s cash prize.





Good luck to all the participants! If you have not yet registered to attend the conference, make your booking here.

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