The Cape Town Art Fair

CAPE TOWN ART FAIR 2017 PRESENTS A DIVERSE DISPLAY OF CONTEMPORARY ART

The upcoming fifth edition of Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF) will offer a diverse display of contemporary art from leading local and international galleries. Over 75 exhibitors from established and emerging art centres including London, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Lagos, Abidjan, Addis Ababa, Harare, Nairobi, Accra and Dubai are participating in CTAF 2017. (more…)

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Loeries Africa and the Middle East.

ENTRIES FOR LOERIES 2017 AWARDS NOW OPEN

As the leading creative awards for the brand communications industry across our region – the Loeries® reward the most innovative work in all media – even novel areas like music videos, architecture, shared value and service design. (more…)

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A heritage portal created on the ruins of Westfort entered by Yvonne Bruinette

PRETORIA REGIONAL WINNER OF COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARDS

A heritage portal created on the ruins of Westfort, a fort originally protecting the west of Pretoria, wins the University of Pretoria regional Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year award. (more…)

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LCP Roofing designed, fabricated and erected House Chaplin’s roof

INNOVATIVE ROOF DESIGN LENDS PASTORAL APPEAL TO MODERN PRETORIA HOME

House Chaplin, an exquisite family home in the picturesque Cornwall Hill Estate in Irene, Pretoria East, called for a specially designed farm style roof with zero margin for error. LCP Roofing responded with precision and attention to detail for a roof that brings country life to the heart of suburbia. (more…)

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In the run-up to the 30th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards, the regional winners in KwaZulu-Natal were recently announced.

REGIONAL WINNER OF COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARDS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL

Innovative thinking is the mark of a fine architect and it will take innovation to meet the architectural challenges of the future. The many aspects which make up fine design include the principles of sustainability, appropriate built cost and attractive lifecycle costs, technical skill and an appreciation of the social context of a structure in […]

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BUILDEXPO Kenya 2017

OVER 350 COMPANIES FROM 44 COUNTRIES TO BE PART OF BUILDEXPO KENYA 2017

The 20th edition of BUILDEXPO Kenya, East Africa’s largest building and construction show is all set for another massive event with over 350 exhibitors signed up from 44 countries including Germany, China, India, Turkey, Italy, UAE and Greece along with leading construction firms from East Africa. (more…)

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The new steel and glass canopy designed by architect Robert Silke

SPECTACULAR R15-MILLION CANOPY PROVIDES SHELTER TO 1 000m2 V&A QUAYSIDE PRECINCT

Although it covers an area of 1 000m2 of outdoor restaurant space, the new R15 million steel and glass canopy at the V&A Waterfront has met the client’s brief to its architects by being ‘99.9% invisible’. (more…)

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Sasol building on Katherine Street in Sandton is designed to embody the values of the organisation

CORPORATE JEWEL

The new crystalline building on Katherine Street in Sandton, Johannesburg, for multinational petrochemical company Sasol, is designed to bring together up to 7 500 staff members who previously occupied 14 separate buildings spread across various areas in Johannesburg, concentrated in Rosebank, but also including Randburg and Bryanston. (more…)

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Plantation Shutters has announced Designer Colour Range

PLANTATION SHUTTERS’ DESIGNER RANGE – SAM LURIE COLOUR COLLECTION

Whether we’re aware of it or not, colour plays a significant role in our daily visual and domestic lives, and while our homes have to answer to practical imperatives, they also have to speak to our sense of general wellbeing, physical comfort and visual stimulation. (more…)

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Dulux ColourFutures 2017 depicts key colour trends for the year ahead

EXPECT TO SEE BLUE IN A NEW LIGHT AS DULUX REVEALS ITS 2017 COLOUR OF THE YEAR

Dulux has announced the launch of its annual trend forecast, ColourFutures 2017, depicting key colour trends for the year ahead and its prediction of its Colour of the Year. Dulux’s team of global trend and design experts create the forecast after reflecting on emerging trends in people’s lives from interior-design and architecture to fashion, beauty […]

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