Sika MonoTop-620 used to achieve smooth and seamless surface on the dazzling Bosjes Chapel roof.

SIKA SMOOTHENS SPECTACULAR CHAPEL ROOF

Challenges achieving the smooth surface required of a dramatically undulating chapel roof were successfully solved by a high-performance fairing coat from Sika. The site was the 185-hectare, newly created Bosjes Resort in the picturesque Witzenberg district of the Western Cape where the dazzling Bosjes Chapel stands proudly at the foot of the Waaihoek Mountain. (more…)

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AfriSam won two of the four accolades bestowed on the industry’s top performers at the recent Southern African ReadyMix Association (SARMA) awards.

CONCRETE INDUSTRY HONOURS AFRISAM WITH TWO TOP AWARDS

Construction materials leader AfriSam dominated at the recent Southern African ReadyMix Association (SARMA) awards by winning two of the four accolades bestowed on the industry’s top performers for 2017. (more…)

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RhinoBoard products for walls and ceilings recently achieved the prestigious Global GreenTag Certification earning GBCSA Level B.

SAINT-GOBAIN GYPROC PLASTERBOARD GETS GLOBAL GREENTAG CERTIFICATION

Saint-Gobain Gyproc’s range of RhinoBoard products for walls and ceilings recently achieved the prestigious Global GreenTag Certification earning GBCSA Level B. (more…)

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An introduction to the benefits of the LEDVANCE Floodlight family.

LED OUTDOOR LUMINAIRES REDEFINED

The LEDVANCE Floodlight family comprises seven luminaires in five wattages (20/50/100/150/200 W) and two light colors (3,000/4,000 Kelvin), achieving a luminous flux of up to 20 000 lumen and a luminous efficacy of up to 100 lumen per watt (operating temperature from –20 °C to +50 °C). They are waterproof (IP65) and have a shock […]

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Architect Ivan McCarthy Peens crafted the interiors of luxury fashion label Kat van Duinen’s new flagship boutique in Cape Town’s Silo District at the V&A Waterfront.

NEW KAT VAN DUINEN BOUTIQUE

This September, proudly South African luxury fashion label, Kat van Duinen, opened the doors to its new flagship boutique in the Mother City. (more…)

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New luxury cabin accommodation

A HIDDEN GEM ON THE SLOPES OF THE HELDERBERG

Hidden Valley Wine Farm, located on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain near Stellenbosch in Cape Town, has a gentle approach to their craft, leaving much up to the dance between soil and climate to dictate the outcome of their highly acclaimed wine and olive produce. It made sense, then, that their brief for luxury […]

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FNB Namibia Holdings’ @Parkside building was awarded a 5-Star Green Star Africa As Built rating by the Green Building Council

NAMIBIA’S FIRST 5-STAR RATED BUILDING

Earlier this year it was announced that FNB Namibia Holdings’ @Parkside building achieved the first 4-Star Green Star design rating in Namibia and was aiming towards an ‘As Built’ rating. With further innovations, this has been achieved and the building was awarded a 5-Star Green Star Africa As Built rating by the Green Building Council […]

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The University of Zululand opens R40-million state-of-the-art residential upgrade

FACEBRICK MAKES FOR HEALTHY LIVING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND

The University of Zululand – one of the country’s oldest and most remote tertiary institutions – is celebrating the opening of a R40-million state-of-the-art residential upgrade at its main KwaDlangezwa Campus. (more…)

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Chryso Southern Africa has launched a new product, LuminTech, that adds an attractive luminous glow to concrete surfaces after dark.

COLOURFUL CONCRETE THAT GLOWS AFTER DARK

Chryso Southern Africa has launched a new product that adds an attractive luminous glow to concrete surfaces after dark. (more…)

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SHAPING THE FUTURE OF FAUCETS, ONE 3D LAYER AT A TIME

For a designer, there is nothing more exciting than being asked to remove all constraints, ignore all the conventions, and explore new frontiers offered by a cutting-edge manufacturing technique ― in this case: 3D printing. (more…)

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