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Caesarstone Kitchen Designers 2013 Voting Begins

  Caesarstone and House & Leisure have opened online polls to the public to vote for the top four kitchen designers of 2013. The Caesarstone Kitchen Designers 2013 competition called for kitchen design entries from professional kitchen designers who could enter into one of four categories:  Classic Comfort, Classic Luxury, Contemporary Comfort and Contemporary Luxury. […]

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Growthpoint and Rabie join forces to launch new Century City precinct

Growthpoint Properties Limited and Rabie Property Group have announced they will develop the first premium office building in a new precinct at Century City in Cape Town, with the potential for 150,000sqm of development. This powerful joint venture will develop the new 17,262sqm office building for a total investment of R423 million. It is the […]

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Eco-Logic Award Winners Announced

Following a nail-biting month or so for finalists, the Eco-Logic Awards ceremony for 2013 took place on Thursday, 26 September at Maropeng in the Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng. Hosted by The Enviropaedia, in association with SABC3, the glittering event focuses on Eco-Logic – a mindset and value system that goes beyond products and manufacturing to […]

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Legrand’s new training facility

Legrand’s new showroom at the company’s Johannesburg head office, encompasses a specialist training facility, designed for interactive tuition modules that cover Legrand’s extensive range of electrical and digital building infrastructures. “Legrand’s training programmes, which are tailored for a diverse customer base, including architects, distributors, electricians and specifiers, is a very exciting development for the electrical […]

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TANGA CEMENT’S MULTI-PURPOSE HALL PROVIDES A SAFE AND CLEAN ENVIRONMENT FOR MAASAI COMMUNITY

In the biggest corporate social responsibility (CSR) project that Tanga Cement Company Limited (TCCL) has undertaken to date, the company recently handed over a multi-purpose hall to the Saunyi village school situated in Kilindi district, within the Tanga region of Tanzania. This project fulfils a commitment made by the then TCCL board chairperson, Charles Naude, […]

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SA’s top retail developments and designs take esteemed awards

Newcastle Mall triumphed to win the sought-after Spectrum Award for the best overall development in 2013 in the South African Council of Shopping Centre’s (SACSC) Retail Development and Design Awards (RDDA) 2013. Nedbank Corporate Property Finance sponsors these prestigious awards announced at the 17th Congress of the SACSC held in Sandton recently. The RDDA recognise […]

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WORLD DESIGN CAPITAL 2014 and UIA 2014 ESTABLISH SYNERGIES

Cape Town Design NPC, the implementation agency for World Design Capital Cape Town 2014, is excited to be associated with the UIA congress, Architecture Otherwhere Durban 2014. Cape Town Design will partner with the UIA Organizing Committee to establish synergies in 2014 around architecture and urbanism. The UIA 2014 and WDC 2014 are two significant […]

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ARCHITECTURE AS A CATALYST FOR CHANGE

“This is the first time the Congress is being held in sub-Saharan Africa and we, as the South African profession, have the attention of the world firmly focused on us,” says Hassan Asmal, President of the Organisation Committee of the 25th International Union of Architects World Congress, UIA 2014 Durban, being held at Durban’s International […]

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architecture OTHERWHERE … MAKING ITS MARK ON DURBAN & THE WORLD

Durban is widely recognized as a highly successful conference city, with the ability to host large-scale gatherings, due to its wonderful year-round temperate climate and sophisticated infrastructure. The dynamics of Durban, as city and as a well-connected city-region, has created a highly specific urban context for the 25th International Union of Architects World Congress, UIA […]

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INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT COMPETITION …driving architecture for the future

The 25th International Union of Architects World Congress, UIA 2014 Durban, will be held at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC), from 3-7 August 2014. “The event will not only provide an opportunity for professionals and industry leaders from around the world to discuss some of the most critical questions around sustainable city development, but […]

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