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Top South African shopping centre and retail developments honoured

Cradlestone Mall in Joburg’s West Rand scooped the coveted 2014 Spectrum Award for the best overall development in the South African Council of Shopping Centre’s (SACSC) annual Retail Development & Design Awards (RDDA). The RDDA’s were announced on the opening day of the SACSC’s 18th Annual Congress in Cape Town yesterday in front of more […]

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POLYFLOR AND ACTUM ELECTRONICS JOIN FORCES FOR ESD FLOORING INSTALLATION AT NEW CELL C HEAD OFFICE

When leading mobile provider Cell C recently moved into their new head office in the Waterfall Business Estate in Midrand, they needed to have Static Dissipative (SD) flooring installed at their world class Advanced Repair Centre in order to lessen static in space. “Electrostatic discharge is a problem that cannot be ignored. Something as minor […]

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MBAWC Executive Director, Rob Johnson

Statement by the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape

Rob Johnson: In memory of a master builder It is with deep sadness that we learnt last week of the passing of our Executive Director, Rob Johnson.  The loss we feel of his friendship, counsel and leadership is immense. Rob will be remembered for his commitment to education and the upholding of standards in the […]

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Trend hawks bring global predictions to SA retail congress

Two international trend hawks fly into Cape Town next week, bringing inspiration and insight for the annual gathering of SA’s retail heavyweights. Trend-spotters London-based Lady Kinvara Balfour and Zurich-based Magnus Lindkvist are both scheduled to speak at the 18th Annual Congress of the SA Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC). The conference theme this year, appropriately, […]

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Morningside Shopping Centre gives shoppers more of what they want

Morningside Shopping Centre is giving shoppers even more daily shopping variety tailored to their tastes and needs by adding more and bigger stores to the popular centre. Boosting its choice of quality and convenient grocery shopping, a 1,500sqm Woolworths Food store is set to open in the centre, and will include a Woolworths Café. The […]

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PORTSIDE – A BUILDING FOR THE PEOPLE OF CAPE TOWN

14 August 2014; Cape Town – Today, FirstRand Bank hosted a media tour of its 5-Star Green Star SA rated regional office in Cape Town, offering a spectacular 360 degree view of the World Design Capital 2014. The Portside building in the Cape Town CBD is a joint initiative between FirstRand Bank and Old Mutual. […]

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The Art and Science of Construction

Architecture Open Studios sponsored by Grolsch Premium Beer takes place during the Open Design Cape Town Festival on Tuesday, 19 and Wednesday, 20 August from 17:00 to 21:00 in various Architecture Practice Offices within and around the city of Cape Town. Formed through the collaboration of the Cape Institute for Architecture (CIFA) and Open Design […]

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AHEC throws the spotlight on thermally-modified American hardwoods in South Africa

Thermal modification effectively turns non-durable interior timber in to a material that can be used outside and even in high moisture environments The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry, threw the spotlight on thermally-modified American hardwoods during a trade servicing mission to South Africa earlier this […]

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DECOREX JOBURG DELIVERS A DÉCOR AND DESIGN TAKEOVER FOR WOMEN’S DAY WEEKEND

With a whole new look as well as the addition of a brand new design exhibition, Decorex Joburg was widely declared as Gauteng’s number one décor and design destination over this year’s Women’s Day weekend. 100% Design is one of the world’s most acclaimed design trade events and launched to great acclaim last week in […]

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GBCSA Convention to inspire with uniquely African green innovation

If you think green building doesn’t impact you, it’s time to think again. Green building’s influence and importance reaches far beyond the construction industry. It is a critical intersection for many disciplines as it plays a key role in our economy, the latest trends, our mobility and enjoyment of public spaces and, in fact, just […]

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