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AURET, Hendrik

Born: 1983 03 25


BArch 2004 (Free State); BArch (hons) 2005 (Free State); MArch (prof) 2006 (Free State); PhD 2015 (Free State)

Hendrik Andries Auret was born in Vredenburg on the 25th of March 1983.

On matriculating at Upington High School in 2001 he enrolled as a student of Architecture at the University of the Free State. He obtained the degree B.Arch.Stud (cum laude) in 2004, B.Arch(hons) (cum laude) in 2005 and the degree M.Arch(prof) (cum laude) in 2006. His master's design dissertation was adjudged Corobrik Student of the Year, the title accorded the best dissertation from all South African Architecture learning sites.

Hendrik began his career as a candidate architect with ROODT ARCHITECTS in 2007 before accepting a junior lectureship at his alma mater in 2009. This was followed by a sojourn in Canada, 2010- 2013, during which time he commenced his Ph.D. degree. On repatriation in 2014 and submitting his thesis, he re-joined Roodt Architects as a professional architect.

Hendrik is married to Marnel and the couple has a son, Andries, and a daughter, Heili.

His PhD thesis was on a Norberg-Schulz-Heidegger topic under the supervision of Prof Walter PETERS.