February, 2013


The Building Centre

Established in 1953 by Laurie Wale, a pioneer in South Africa’s building industry, The Building Centre is a permanent exhibition space , giving members of the building trade (architects, builders and renovators), as well as homeowners, an opportunity to view available building products before making purchases.   At the outset, Laurie Wale founded the Architect […]

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Fluor equipped with Grohe Tectron Skate

Fluor Corporation is one of the world’s leading publicly traded engineering and procurement companies and has been equipped with GROHE Tectron Skate. This has allowed the Fluor to maintain high standards of functionality and hygiene in their bathrooms to show commitment to their visitors’ and guests’ wellbeing. The GROHE Tectron Skate comes with touchless infrared […]

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Cobra makes its mark in Cape’s multimillion rand IRT project

Public buildings call for durable, robust and vandal-resistant fittings, which is why Cobra’s hard-wearing Star range and its unique tamper-proof flush valves were the obvious choices for Cape Town’s two new integrated rapid transport (IRT) system bus depots.   The depots form part of the Western Cape’s R309 million IRT Cape Town lines project, and […]

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Décor and Property Warehouse, Ballito

Imagine finding, creating and: furnishing your dream home – all in one day.  The eLan Property Group, an exuberant and confident company that constantly reinvent themselves and never fails to impress and excite has created The Décor and Property Warehouse in Ballito. This is where you will find everything you need under one roof.   […]

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Paint sector’s environmental challenges to dominate ‘Coatings for Africa 2013’

The growing emphasis on environmental protection and sustainability issues in the paint and coatings industry has inspired “Creating a Green Future” as theme of the Coatings for Africa (CfA) 2013 to be held at Gallagher Estate from May 21 to 23 this year.   Jointly presented by the SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) and the […]

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Entries now open for 2013 Cobra Design Competition

Cobra Watertech is calling on plumbers, designers, architects, specifiers and all those with a penchant for industrial design to tap into their creative sides and design a cutting-edge tap or mixer for its 2013 Cobra Design Competition.   Aimed at exploring new frontiers in tap ware design and manufacture, the theme of this year’s competition […]

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Grand Designs Live returns on the 24th-26th May 2013

Get ready to be inspired to turn your house into an impressive home once again! SA’s most fabulous home and garden show, Grand Designs Live, will be bringing you more design inspiration from the 24th to the 26th of May 2013 at the Coca Cola Dome in Johannesburg.   Grand Designs Live promises exciting, innovative ideas for […]

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How an old school is transformed into a retirement village

It had been a school and the main centre for learning in the little town of Napier in the Overberg, Western Cape.  After it was closed down in 1982, it became a dilapidated and virtual ruin until it was recognised, 25 years later, for its integrity, position, history and proportions.   Inspired by the region’s […]

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Free State reservoir resealed by Sika

In the Mangaung district, south of Bloemfontein, lies the large community of Botshabelo whose water is supplied from the Botshabelo Reservoir. It was recently discovered that approximately 8000 litres of water a month were being lost through faulty joints in the reservoir.   To repair and reseal these joints, Sika’s renowned Sikadur-Combiflex SG system was […]

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OSLON BLack – High Performance for dicsreet Security Applications

The infrared Oslon black SFH 4725S is a secret agent in more ways than one. Not only does its light have a wavelength of 940 nanometers, making it virtually invisible to the human eye, but its black package reflects almost no ambient light whatsoever. Together with its high optical output of almost one watt, this […]

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