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Thu, 02 May




PPE TO BE WRITTEN ON 14 & 15 May 2024

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Time & Location

02 May 2024, 14:00 – 18:00



About the event

Dear Candidate Architects,

Join the GIfA Preparatory Webinar & Study Group Support presented

by Arch. Daniel van der Merwe, Arch. Maria Paschini and Arch. Krynauw Nel

Arch. Daniel van der Merwe has been a practising Architect since 1992 and is the founding member of Leaf Architects. He was a senior lecturer at the University of Johannesburg and was at the Cement and Concrete Institute between 2008 and 2013 heading the architectural concrete focus area. Daniel is currently serving a second term as Board Director of the Owl House Foundation and is the current Treasurer of the GIfA Management Committee.

Arch. Maria Paschini is a Professional Architect, Arbitrator, and Sustainability consultant in Johannesburg. She lectures on sustainability and energy efficiency for the built environment. In 1996, Maria founded MCP Architect & Arbitrator and has worked in several different-sized practices as well. Maria has co-presented the Professional Practice Workshops for GIfA and mentors young women architects/architectural students through the W.H.Y Project.

Arch. Krynauw Nel graduated from Wits University in 1989 with a 6-year B. Arch and founded Krynauw Nel Associates in 1994. The practice executes various types of projects, including commercial, industrial, residential and "special" projects. It has garnered multiple and international awards including a project that achieved a "global best". Krynauw is the Immediate Past President of GIfA, has chaired both its Practice and Transformation Committees (having founded the latter) and has served SAIA on its equivalent committees and at the JBCC as a director and member of the Previous Technical and now Drafting Committees. He is a qualified Estate Agent and also a qualified Sectional Title Practitioner.

Course Time Structure:

3 PPE Preparation Courses:

Tuesday 30 April 2024   10:00-14:00

Wednesday 1 May 2024  10:00-14:00

Thursday 2 May 2024   14:00-18:00

(BONUS) Question and Answer Session  12:00-14:00

Monday 6th May 2024

WEBINAR – links will be forwarded to delegates on the day before the course


GIfA Members: R700

Non-member: R800

Additional Benefits

All candidates who pass the PPE exams and are not members of GIfA are entitled to be enrolled as a member of GIfA at a 25% discounted rate!


  • GIfA Member

    R 700,00
    +R 17,50 service fee
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  • Non Member

    R 800,00
    +R 20,00 service fee
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