GROHE WINS “RED DOT: BRAND OF THE YEAR”

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2019 is full of enthusiasm. The international experts have bestowed the distinction “Red Dot: Brand of the Year” on the global sanitary brand GROHE. It is awarded to the best brand in an industry. Over several days, the experts scrutinised, discussed and assessed a […]

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dhk Architects celebrates Women’s Month highlighting the formidable women at the helm of the studio.

dhk ARCHITECTS CELEBRATES WOMEN’S MONTH

South Africa celebrates Women’s Month annually in August. The month is dedicated to honouring the significant role of women in society and provides time to reflect on notable historical events and previously withstood challenges. To commemorate this, dhk Architects, one of the largest architectural practices in Africa, has taken the opportunity to spotlight the formidable […]

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Belgotex’s commitment to people and planet ensures a new African-inspired range doesn’t follow the typical exploitative narrative.

HELLO GRAFICA; TELL ME, HOW ARE YOU DOING?

Earlier this year, Leading Architecture & Design was invited to the opening of the new Belgotex Showroom in Umhlanga, Durban, where Belgotex CEO Edward Colle used the occasion to reveal the brand’s latest commercial flooring range. (more…)

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This article by architectural technologist Akheel Naicker, in his personal capacity, is from an online platform he launched called 'An Architect' which aims to bring insightful content to the South African architectural community.

ARCHITECTURE OR REVOLUTION 4.0?

Fall of an Industry The 2010 FIFA World Cup brought excitement, collaboration and the image of a progressive South Africa. The promise of a world-class experience presented the construction industry with great opportunity for architectural and engineering feats through infrastructure development and stadia. Unfortunately, through unsavory practices, the joy was short-lived. (more…)

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With its Women in Steel event, the South African Institute of Steel Construction seeks to show its commitment to encouraging women to be more proactive and contribute to the industry.

WOMEN IN STEEL

It has been said that a country that does not fully exploit the potential of its women is only using half the nation’s intellectual capacity, putting it at a huge disadvantage in the global market. (more…)

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100% Design South Africa announced its 2019 Design Award Winners at a Gala Awards Evening earlier this month.

100% DESIGN SOUTH AFRICA AWARDS WINNERS

Africa’s leading product design showcase, 100% Design South Africa, announced its 2019 Design Award Winners at a Gala Awards Evening that was held at Gallagher Convention Centre on the night of Thursday, 8 August 2019. The proceedings took place at the Clout Café conceptualized by Studio Leelynch and fired up by Nando’s. This vibrant industry […]

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Programmes that empower female employees flip the narrative of gender equality in the construction industry this on its head.

BUILDING FEMALE STRENGTH IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Gender equality remains an issue in many industries, but in construction it is particularly rampant. A way for businesses to flip this on its head and to change the narrative, is through the implementation of programmes that empower female employees, assisting them to grow and flourish within the mostly male-dominated industry. (more…)

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5 TIPS FOR DESIGNING COMMERCIAL KITCHENS FOR GAME LODGES

Create a Spacious Goods Receiving and Storage Area Bush lodge kitchens must be supported by large receiving, ambient storage and cold/freezer storage areas located near or adjacent to the main kitchen. Cold rooms and freezer rooms should also be specified for the tough climate and for the needs of the kitchen. Separate dry goods and […]

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The fact that women made up the majority of the team from Co-Arc International Architects’ working on The Leonardo tower in Sandton went unnoticed until a photo was taken on site, quite late in the project.

TOWERING ACHIEVEMENT FOR CO-ARC’S WOMEN ARCHITECTS

It’s 7am in Sandton on a crisp winter morning. The towering construction site on Maude Street, just a stone’s throw away from the JSE in the heart of the CBD, is already alive with activity. Somewhere within The Leonardo’s beehive of more than 2 000 construction workers are several women who’ve managed, crafted and overseen the […]

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Registrations are open for the FESPA Africa and Sign Africa expo, being held at Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, from 11-13 September.

REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR AFRICA’S LARGEST SIGNAGE EXPO

Registrations are open for the FESPA Africa and Sign Africa expo, being held at Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, from 11-13 September. (more…)

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