February, 2012

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254 projects entered Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award

The fifth Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award (DBUAA) in Cape Town has received the highest number of applications since its establishment in 2007 (2007 Mumbai 73; 2008 Sao Paulo 133; 2009 Istanbul 87, Mexico City 193; 2012 Cape Town 254).   The submissions reflect the vibrancy and creativity of Cape Town dwellers in facing the […]

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Flagship ‘green’ Pick n Pay for Roodepoort

In an innovative joint venture Atterbury Properties and Pick n Pay will create a R160 million flagship 10,000sqm next-generation ‘green’ store for the leading retailer.   “Developing The Falls Pick n Pay will provide world-class shopping in a ground-breaking ‘green’ setting,” says CEO of Atterbury Group Louis van der Watt. Atterbury assembled The Falls Pick […]

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Architecture Controling the Future of Sustainability (Video)

Architecture Controling the Future of Sustainability (Video)

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Cobra 60th birthday roadshow -- Pretoria (Video)

Cobra 60th birthday roadshow — Pretoria (Video)

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Nicolway shopping centre walkthrough part 2 (Video)

Nicolway shopping centre walkthrough part 2 (Video)

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Nicolway shopping centre walkthrough (Video)

Nicolway shopping centre walkthrough (Video)

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Mapei helps dolly-up Cape Town theatre, without the drama

The recent renovation of the Fugard Theatre’s 19th Century’s façade needed to be perfect. That’s why one of Cape Town’s foremost construction companies used the Mapei Primer 3296 to consolidate old plaster between brickwork, leaving the building’s appearance rustically-authentic, manicured and beautiful.   Mapei South Africa, a subsidiary of the global Mapei Group, is a […]

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GMBA unveils major future changes at annual meeting

The Gauteng Master Builders Association is embarking on a drive to “make the consumer want to use a Master Builder” and is planning to change its branding and focus to incorporate the other provinces it covers: Mpumalanga, Limpopo and North West Province.   Speaking at the GMBA annual general meeting in Midrand recently, GMBA president, […]

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Kevin Bates training efforts will benefit an entire sector

Kevin Bates Flooring & Carpeting has achieved a milestone in formalised training in the South African floor covering industry by obtaining Construction Education Training Authority (CETA) accreditation for 16 of its staff members.   The learners successfully completed the National Certificate in Construction: Installation of Floor Coverings NQF Level 1, a basic qualification focussing on […]

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Peace and quiet in Italy’s kitchens

Nuove Dimensioni Ambientali, S.p.A. (N.D.A.), the Italian supplier of solutions for acoustic insulation, uses Basotect® to absorb sound and thermally insulate its Zeus® ventilation system. Zeus is designed to provide thermal insulation and sound absorption in building air vents and the inside is lined throughout with light gray Basotect G. BASF’s open-cell melamine resin foam […]

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