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Calling all talented architects to tackle a challenging competition!

06 October 2008

SANParks has embarked on a fantastic project to increase tourism at the Cape Agulhas National Park through a challenging and creative design competition. The competition calls for talented and innovative architects to transform the current lighthouse to become operational in serving as an important gateway into the Agulhas National Park.

The Development of the Lighthouse Precinct, Agulhas National Park Architectural Competition is seen as a means of providing visitors with a unique and memorable experience.

The lighthouse was installed on 1 March 1849 and emits a flash every 5 seconds with a candlepower of 7 500 000.

Architects: For more information on the guidelines, submission as well as design requirements, click here.