The dynamic duo of Brian Algar and Rossella Grimaldi have been entrusted with steering the Pool Spa Group safely through its next growth phase.

SA’S LEADING FOUNTAIN ENGINEERS FOR 37 YEARS

Ian Hopkins founded Pool Spa & Filtration (Pty) Ltd with a vision of providing global-standard technology and superior quality supplies to the local fountain, pool and pond design industry. Ian’s hands-on approach to management and values-driven leadership style are the reasons why, 37 years later, the Pool Spa Group has established itself as the leader […]

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sasfa holds workshop in Knysna

ADVANTAGES OF LIGHT STEEL FRAME HOUSES IN KNYSNA

The Southern African Light Steel Frame Building Association (SASFA) held a well- attended workshop in Knysna to present light steel frame building (LSFB) as a possible solution for the replacement of houses destroyed during the recent spate of fires. The event was sponsored by ArcelorMittal, Marley Building Systems and Saint-Gobain. (more…)

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The Call for Entry for the fourth edition of the PPC Imaginarium Awards has officially opened

ENTRIES TO THE 2018 PPC IMAGINARIUM AWARDS ARE OPEN!

The Call for Entry for the fourth edition of the PPC Imaginarium Awards has officially opened and the competition is inviting entries for its 2018 round. The 2017 awards received an unprecedented total of 869 entries, from which 55 finalists were selected. On the back of this success, the PPC Imaginarium is encouraging emerging creatives […]

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Nearly completed Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in East London

INFORMATION DAY AT CECILIA MAKIWANE HOSPITAL LEAVES ARCHITECTS IMPRESSED

The Border Kei Institute of Architects (BKIA), in partnership with Polyflor SA, recently gave 32 architects a glimpse into what is required to plan and construct a state-of-the-art healthcare facility, by hosting an information day at the nearly completed Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in East London. (more…)

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KLIP-TITE – THE ENGINEERED CONCEALED-FIX SYSTEM

Klip-Tite is a new generation concealed fix roof sheeting offering superior wind uplift capabilities to that of any other concealed fix sheeting in South Africa. Klip-Tite incorporates transverse stiffener ribs in the pan, which is the latest technology in the South African roofing industry. It’s manufactured in continuous lengths with on-site rolling for sheet lengths […]

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Alice Lane 3 contributes ‘green lung’ in the heart of Sandton

ALICE LANE 3 ADDS ‘GREEN LUNG’ TO SANDTON COMMERCIAL CENTRE

The development of Alice Lane 3 allowed architecture, interior design, and space-planning practice Paragon to contribute to a much-needed ‘green lung’ in the heart of Sandton’s shopping precinct. (more…)

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This year’s Green Building Convention is headlined by five top sustainability minds

TOP MINDS AT GREEN BUILDING CONVENTION 2017

Five of the world’s top sustainability minds will headline this year’s Green Building Convention, South Africa’s leading sustainability event, which will take place in Cape Town from 9 – 11 October. (more…)

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dhk has kicked off a new partnership with the internationally recognised Go for Gold

FORGING FUTURE ARCHITECTS

Architecture company dhk has kicked off a new partnership with the internationally recognised non-profit organisation Go for Gold, with two beneficiaries from its award-winning education-to-employment programme joining the architecture company’s Cape Town design studio as interns this year. (more…)

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KENZO range from Swartland

ALMIGHTY ALUMINIUM

Whether you are involved in a new build, or you are renovating your existing home – your choice of windows and doors is an important decision that will have a big impact in the overall final aesthetics and comfort of the building in question. (more…)

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The iconic ‘twisty’ PwC Tower in Midrand

PWC TOWER COMMENDED AT 2017 FULTON AWARDS

The iconic ‘twisty’ PwC Tower in Midrand, together with its slipform, received a Commendation in the buildings greater than three-storeys category at the 2017 biennial Fulton Awards hosted by the Concrete Society of South Africa. The PwC Tower is the 24th tallest twisted building in the world and the only twisted building in Africa. (more…)

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