September, 2013

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SA’s top retail developments and designs take esteemed awards

Newcastle Mall triumphed to win the sought-after Spectrum Award for the best overall development in 2013 in the South African Council of Shopping Centre’s (SACSC) Retail Development and Design Awards (RDDA) 2013. Nedbank Corporate Property Finance sponsors these prestigious awards announced at the 17th Congress of the SACSC held in Sandton recently. The RDDA recognise […]

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WORLD DESIGN CAPITAL 2014 and UIA 2014 ESTABLISH SYNERGIES

Cape Town Design NPC, the implementation agency for World Design Capital Cape Town 2014, is excited to be associated with the UIA congress, Architecture Otherwhere Durban 2014. Cape Town Design will partner with the UIA Organizing Committee to establish synergies in 2014 around architecture and urbanism. The UIA 2014 and WDC 2014 are two significant […]

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ARCHITECTURE AS A CATALYST FOR CHANGE

“This is the first time the Congress is being held in sub-Saharan Africa and we, as the South African profession, have the attention of the world firmly focused on us,” says Hassan Asmal, President of the Organisation Committee of the 25th International Union of Architects World Congress, UIA 2014 Durban, being held at Durban’s International […]

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architecture OTHERWHERE … MAKING ITS MARK ON DURBAN & THE WORLD

Durban is widely recognized as a highly successful conference city, with the ability to host large-scale gatherings, due to its wonderful year-round temperate climate and sophisticated infrastructure. The dynamics of Durban, as city and as a well-connected city-region, has created a highly specific urban context for the 25th International Union of Architects World Congress, UIA […]

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INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT COMPETITION …driving architecture for the future

The 25th International Union of Architects World Congress, UIA 2014 Durban, will be held at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC), from 3-7 August 2014. “The event will not only provide an opportunity for professionals and industry leaders from around the world to discuss some of the most critical questions around sustainable city development, but […]

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Bridge City on the Move with Durban’s R20 billion Public Transport Upgrade

Bridge City, the mixed use commercial / residential Town Centre and Business Estate to the north of Durban which is set to attract R10 billion in public and private sector investment, will play a pivotal role in the development of the city’s R20 billion public transport system, making it perfect for businesses looking for a […]

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Top design tips for family bathrooms

Jasmin Kraneveldt from Bathroom Bizarre offers some advice on how to design a bathroom that will cater for the whole family’s needs.   19 September 2013, Johannesburg: Whether the whole family shares one bathroom, or its just the kids who share it, if you are sick and tired of tripping over one another, then a […]

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Superior Metal Protection for your Home

While maintaining your home to keep it looking at its absolute best is an on-going project, the good news is that caring for the metals around your house needn’t be a time-consuming task. Hammerite is the “three-in-one” of metal paints offering all the benefits associated with a primer, undercoat and gloss enamel in one easy-to-use […]

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GAUTENG INSTITUTE FOR ARCHITECTURE INTRODUCES ALAYNE REESBERG AS THE HONOURABLE GUEST SPEAKER AT THE 2013 GIFA AWARDS FOR ARCHITECTURE

Alayne Reesberg, CEO of Cape Town Design NPC, the implementing agency for the World Design Capital 2014 will enlighten the audience at the 2013 Awards for Architecture about the planned initiatives planned for 2014 when the attention of the world’s design community will be focused on Cape Town and South Africa. Under the banner of […]

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ARTsolar PV modules are installed at a home in Hilton, KZN

Genset & Solar Power Solutions has recently completed the installation of a photovoltaic (PV) solar system – run by 48 ARTsolar PV modules – at a home in Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal. “This energy saving project, which initially involved the installation of 12 modules on the roof of the double storey house, was so impressive to the […]

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