SAOTA’S FIRST COMPLETED PROJECT IN BALI

This getaway home designed by SAOTA in Uluwatu, on the south‐western tip of the Bukit Peninsula of Bali, Indonesia, is dramatically perched high on a limestone cliff edge. Ulu means “land’s end” and watu means “rock”, which aptly describes the rugged beauty of wild, arid peninsula. Uluwatu is also known for having some of the […]

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The use of Sintered Stone for the angular three-dimensional design for the façade panels of the Flare of Frankfurt building demonstrates Neolith’s suitability for the urban environment.

Neolith’s Flare for Façades

Hadi Teherani is one of the most familiar and respected names in contemporary German architecture and design. His characteristic approach to the medium communicates atmospheric charisma, emotional urgency and an acute awareness of social responsibility and sustainability. All these attributes reflect Teherani’s desire to establish a positive dialogue between his buildings and their surrounding environment. […]

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The International LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction is open for entries, seeking projects that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence.

CALL FOR EXEMPLARY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, VISIONARY DESIGN CONCEPTS

The LafargeHolcim Awards seeks leading projects of professionals as well as bold ideas from the Next Generation that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence. The 6th cycle of the international competition is open for entries until February 25, 2020. The Awards offer a total of USD 2 million in prize money and foreground projects […]

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The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS), and the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology recently launched the 2019 edition of Green Building in South Africa: Guide to Costs & Trends.

GREEN BUILDING IN SOUTH AFRICA: GUIDE TO COSTS & TRENDS

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS), and the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology recently launched the 2019 edition of Green Building in South Africa: Guide to Costs & Trends. It is the second publication following the 1st edition that was issued […]

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Storage King’s new head office in Boundary Park Industrial Park not only attracts attention, but is also designed to create a sense of security and to convey what a facility such as this can offer users.

THINKING OUT OF THE BOX

Not many buildings can be summed up in just one sentence, but that doesn’t stop Kuba Granicki from Johannesburg-based Architects Of Justice (AOJ) from trying; “It’s a giant box for boxes which are filled with boxes of people’s stuff.” (more…)

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The 7th Annual African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo will be taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 11 to 13 June 2019.

THE 2019 AFRICAN CONSTRUCTION AND TOTALLY CONCRETE EXPO: THE BUILD INDUSTRY’S BIGGEST CALENDAR EVENT

In the face of a challenging local and worldwide economy, raging unemployment and an ever-evolving political front, one thing is certain – now is the time to ensure every employee and employer in the construction industry stays abreast of the latest industry trends and technology. To continuously upskill and to build their own capacity will […]

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144 OXFORD ROAD A FLAGSHIP PROJECT FOR GROWTHPOINT, PARAGON GROUP

The 35 000 m2 premium-grade 144 Oxford Road office development in Rosebank, Johannesburg for Growthpoint Properties is Paragon Group’s largest project at present. (more…)

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The International LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction is open for entries, seeking projects that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence.

RECYCLING USED OIL – FUELLING THE ECONOMY AND PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT

350 million litres of new lubricant oil is sold in South Africa every year. This new oil is a combination of locally manufactured, as well as imported lubes. Of all the oil that is sold, approximately150 million litres becomes used oil, of which 120 million litres is collectable for recycling. Retrieving and recycling this product […]

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The major advantage of steel bridges is that they are considerably faster to complete, with fewer logistical challenges, says SAISC.

BRIDGING THE GAP: STEEL SHOWS ITS ‘METTLE’ IN BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

When deciding whether to build a bridge from steel or concrete, there are a number of factors which need to be considered. Steel offers numerous advantages, including quick construction in the field, the ability to prefabricate sections, predictable material properties, the lower weight of steel compared to that of concrete – and the fact that […]

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The ZenBook Pro is a top contender for anyone wanting desktop performance on the move.

PORTABLE POWERHOUSE

The Asus ZenBook Pro 14 continues the tradition of classic ZenBook industrial design, with a spun-metal finish that takes over 40 individual steps to create. Featuring an all-aluminium unibody, ZenBook Pro 14 weighs just 1.6kg and has an ultra slim 17.9mm profile. Its Deep Dive Blue finish is inspired by the magical moment at dawn […]

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