News and Public Notices

17 December 2018

FBC BANK HEADQUARTERS ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITION - AWARDS EVENING

The IAZ ran a nationwide architectural competition open to all registered Architects for the design of a new headquarters for FBC Bank in Harare. All 24 of the submitted schemes were displayed at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. The schemes were judged annoymously by a panel of expert adjudicators and the results announced at an event hosted by FBC on Friday 30th November 2018. The results were as follows: Winner: Architect Ishmael Gura of Gura and Associate Architect Runner Up:...
10 July 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE - WARNING OF UNQUALIFIED AND UNREGISTERED PERSONS PRACTICING AS ARCHITECTS - JULY 2018

THE ARCHITECTS ACT - SECTION 39 (1(a)) : “A person who is not a Registered Architect shall not perform the work of an Architect” It is brought to the attention of the general public that unfortunately there are unqualified and unregistered people out there who are masquerading as Architects. Note that under the Architects Act (1975), no person other than a Registered Architect with the Architects Council of Zimbabwe, shall use the title and style of Architect and/or hold offi...
10 July 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE - UPDATED REGISTERED ARCHITECTS NOTICE - JULY 2018

In accordance with Section 20, 38 amd 30 of the Architects Act (1975) the following firms and Architects are registered to practice Architecture in Zimbabwe. The listed are the ONLY person who may legitamatley use the title Architect (or any derivation of the word Architect) in Zimbabwe, for gain or practice or carry on business under any name, style or title which contains the word Architect (or any derivation of the word Architect) Architects Council of Zimbabwe - July 2018
27 April 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE - REGISTERED ARCHITECTS NOTICE - APRIL 2018

In accordance with Section 20, 38 and 30 of the Architects Act (1975) the following firms are registered to practice architecture in Zimbabwe as of 1st April 2018. Please download the PDF from the Find an Architect section of this website.
28 February 2018

2018 IAZ / ACZ BOARD

2018 IAZ / ACZ BOARD ACZ Chairwoman: Ms I. Masiyanise | ACZ Vice Chairman: Mr A. Mandizvidza IAZ President: Mr E. Murwira | Vice-President: Ms R. Musekwa Board Members: Mr H. Mukaratirwa (LGPWH) | Mr A. Matondo | Mrs TAJ. Mugedeza | Mr T. Manditsera | Mr B. Madondo | Mr G. Cochrane Registrar: Mr G. Sheppard | Secretariat: Mrs V. Banda
13 November 2017

IAZ Conference 2017 - POSTPONED to 1st December 2017

The theme for the Conference is “Use of Open Spaces in Development” Conference to be held at Manna Safari Lodge in Glen Lorne, Harare. Date and Time: 1st December 2017 from 8:00 to 16:00hrs.
13 November 2017

IAZ and ACZ Annual General Meeting 2017

AGM on Friday 17 November 2017 at Conquenar House at 2:30pm
13 November 2017

BETA HOLDINGS ARCHITECTURAL AWARDS DINNER 2017

BETA HOLDINGS hosted the second edition of the Beta Architectural Students Competition, which culminated with an awards ceremony held at the Venue in Harare on Saturday the 7tH of October 2017. The competition brief required students to design a commercial building for the Institute of Built Environment on a piece of land situate in Borrowdale, Harare. Competition entrants were required to incorporate clay bricks and concrete roof tiles in their designs as economic and aesthetically pleasing bui...
10 October 2017

OLD MUTUAL support IAZ Website

Old Mutual Zimbabwe have generously sponsored the creation of this IAZ website.
29 July 2017

Introduction of the ACZ GREEN FORM

The Architects Council of Zimbabwe continues to work with the City of Harare to stem the submission of drawings of Non-exempted buildings by unauthorised individuals in an effort to maintain safety and standards. Key to this is the introduction of the ACZ GREEN FORM. The use of the ACZ GREEN FORM for submission of NON-EXEMPTED WORKS to Local Authority is mandatory. Note that the ACZ GREEN FORM is for use only by ARCHITECTS REGISTERED with The Architects Council of Zimbabwe. The ...