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WOMAG INTRODUCES PHOENIX STONE’S NEW COLOUR WAYS

WOMAG – one of South Africa’s leading supplier of premium quality natural stone tiles and surfaces, quartz based tops, porcelain tiles, design-led sanitary ware and taps – is delighted to introduce five brand new colourways now available in its Phoenix Stone collection of superior quartz surfaces. (more…)

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Cape Town tech start-up, Tenebris Lab, have launched VR design software for designers, architects, and people who work with 3D data, to bring their vision to life.

3D TO VR: EXPERIENCE DESIGN WITH VIRTUAL REALITY

LUX Walker is a desktop app that instantly converts a 3D model to virtual reality, allowing multiple people to join a virtual meeting, walk-through and interact with each other in the same virtual space, from anywhere in the world. (more…)

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Architecture, interior design, and space-planning practice Paragon was tasked by GE Global Properties to design and fit-out the GE Africa Innovation Centre (GEAIC), the first green- and LEED-certified GE building in Sub-Saharan Africa.

INNOVATIVE FIT-OUT BOOSTS ‘GREEN’ STATUS OF GE AFRICA INNOVATION CENTRE

GE opened its first African-based innovation centre in Johannesburg earlier this year as part of its investment in developing home-grown solutions for Africa. The R80 million facility is the twelfth GE Innovation Centre globally. It is home to GE’s innovation focus across Africa, within its key business sectors of healthcare, aviation, energy, oil and gas, […]

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The fifth annual Design Foundation Awards honoured the industry’s top achievers in design, manufacture, commercial success and innovation.

DESIGN FOUNDATION AWARDS DRAW NEW SUPPORT FOR THE INDUSTRY

Leaders of South African design were honoured at the recent fifth annual Design Foundation Awards, in a ceremony held in Cape Town. The seven awards, lauding the industry’s top achievers in design, manufacture, commercial success and innovation, were sponsored by various forward-thinking local companies, as a new wave of supporters joins the celebration of South […]

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GREEN BLOCK MAKING TECHNOLOGY FOR GIBA BUSINESS PARK

Giba Business Park, a unique development set in the Giba Valley just outside Westmead in KwaZulu-Natal, has developed its facilities for a variety of its successful businesses using innovative Hydraform block making technology. The Hydraform technology has since proved to be the ideal solution for Giba, not only from a cost perspective, but more importantly […]

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Onsite kitchen constructed using 12 000 Constantia Travertine variation face bricks donated by Corobrik.

COROBRIK DONATES FACE BRICKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SCHOOL KITCHEN

Matroosbergweg Primary School initiated a feeding programme years back to ensure its pupils, many of whom come from disadvantaged backgrounds, were able to eat three meals daily. Although funds were established for the food, the school has been operating the programme from a classroom with insufficient equipment. (more…)

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Saint-Gobain Ecophon offers an improved range of suspended wall to wall ceilings

ACOUSTIC CEILING SYSTEM TO DELIGHT THE EYES AND EARS

How often do we look up, and admire the ceiling inside a building? The aesthetic and acoustic role played by a ceiling cannot be underestimated, which is why Saint-Gobain Ecophon™ is continually developing products and systems that contribute to a good working environment by enhancing peoples’ wellbeing and performance.  (more…)

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A range of superior quality, rugged automated door solutionsare available from Maxiflex.

‘MINE-BLOWING’ AUTOMATED DOOR SOLUTIONS

The local mining industry is facing significant challenges which are putting this sector under severe pressure to find ways to reduce operational costs and improve productivity in order to ensure a sustainable future. Consequently plants, systems, processes and equipment are scrutinised to identify all possible areas where efficiencies can be increased and unnecessary costs eliminated. […]

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Paragon is putting its distinct stamp on one of the last open stands in the premier Ridgeside Precinct business park near Umhlanga in KwaZulu-Natal.

PARAGON PUTS ITS STAMP ON KWAZULU-NATAL HEAD-OFFICE PROJECT

One of the last open stands in the premier Ridgeside Precinct business park near Umhlanga in KwaZulu-Natal is being developed as the head office of Shree Property Holdings (Shreeprop), as well as KPMG and an additional two tenants, which are yet to be finalised. Known as Pran Boulevard, the project has been designed by architecture, […]

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Shutters offer a number of advantages compared to curtains, shades and blinds.

SUMMER’S HERE! LET THE LIGHT SHINE IN

Looking to update your home with new window coverings? We’ve got you, well, covered. The modern homeowner has a wealth of alternatives, so here’s a look at how shutters stack up against the rest. (more…)

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