Willowlamp completes large order of chandeliers

Willowlamp shines in Dubai

Willowlamp, an award-winning South African lighting company whose products are entirely hand assembled, using a patented method of attaching ball-chain to laser-cut steel frames, recently completed one of its largest orders yet. (more…)

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Technology will change the SA architectural industry radically

SOUTH AFRICAN ARCHITECTURE SET FOR SIGNIFICANT CHANGES

The South African architectural industry is changing so radically and with such speed that current business practices will be virtually unrecognisable a decade from now. (more…)

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Entries open for the third edition of the PPC Imaginarium Awards 2016/17

PPC IMAGINARIUM AWARDS CALL FOR ENTRIES

Un-established artists and designers stand a chance to change their careers through financial support, recognition, mentorship and guidance by entering the PPC Imaginarium Awards 2016/17. (more…)

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KZN Institute of Architects conference highlights importance of catalytic urban interventions in transforming South African cities and driving economic growth.

DURBAN LEADS THE CHARGE TOWARDS A NATIONAL SPATIAL REVOLUTION

The need for the radical transformation of South African cities, towns and villages was at the top of the national agenda at the recent conference hosted by the KZN branch of the South African Institute of Architects.  (more…)

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Corobrik’s new 3D Visualiser enables accurate visual impressions of varying facebricks

NEW 3D VISUALISER FOR BRICK FINISHES

A new 3D Visualiser has been launched by Corobrik which will enable architects and specifiers to generate an accurate visual impression on their own computers of how a particular face brick would look on one of the existing designs. (more…)

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AGA cast iron cookers are now available in a small, 60cm wide model for smaller kitchens and households.

AGA FOR SMALL SPACES NOW IN SA

The AGA City60 is now available in South Africa. It is perfect for urban living, smaller kitchens and households. (more…)

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100% OFFICE EXPLORES THE OFFICE OF THE FUTURE

The days of the corner office are numbered. There’s no denying that contemporary offices continue to evolve as the very nature of the way we work changes. Gone are the large, and largely vacant boardrooms, in favour of smaller meeting rooms and breakaway areas. Open plan configurations, “hot desking” and co-working spaces are the order […]

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The South African Pavilion at the Venice Biennale features material drawn from the inaugural Cool Capital Biennale, held in Pretoria in 2014, which has become known as the world’s first pop-up guerrilla biennale, unfunded and entirely driven by its citizens, demonstrating the capacity of design to transform urban space and what it means for those living in it.

COOL CAPITAL AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

The South African Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, which is open until 28 November 2016, has thrust the country’s Cool Capital, Pretoria, into the global spotlight. Since opening, it has been listed in Wallpaper magazine and featured among the Venice Insider’s selection of its top 12 pavilions. (more…)

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Solid Green Consulting has been awarded the first 6-Star Green Star SA Interiors v1 certification for the company’s own offices in Rosebank.

SOLID GREEN GETS SA’s FIRST 6-STAR GREEN STAR SA INTERIORS CERTIFICATION

Solid Green Consulting has been awarded the first 6-Star Green Star SA Interiors v1 certification for the company’s own offices in Rosebank, Johannesburg. (more…)

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Corobrik-SAIA Awards featured

RECORD ENTRIES FOR THE 2015/2016 COROBRIK SAIA AWARDS

A record 66 entries have been received for the 2015/2016 Corobrik SAIA Awards of Merit and Excellence in Architecture to be presented at Shine Studios in Braamfontein on 2 September 2016. (more…)

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