April, 2015

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COROBRIK HONOURS TOP ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR

University of Johannesburg student, Harold Johnson, is Corobrik’s 28th Architectural Student of the Year. He collected his award at the prestigious annual Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards ceremony that was held at The Maslow, in Sandton, Johannesburg last week. Apart from the accolade of being recognised as one of South Africa’s best up and […]

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The Winter Sculpture Fair 2014

NIROX WINTER SCULPTURE FAIR

Artlogic’s popular Winter Sculpture Fair returns to the Nirox Sculpture Park near the Cradle of Humankind on the 9th and 10th of May 2015. Gautengers will be able to enjoy the largest and most ambitious sculpture exhibition in South Africa, while sampling Franschhoek’s finest food and wine. Now in its third year, the Fair will offer […]

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ENTRIES OPEN FOR CONCRETE MANUFACTURERS’ AWARDS

The Concrete Manufacturers Association NPC (CMA) has announced that its Awards for Excellence competition will be run during 2015/16. PPC, the leading supplier of cement in southern Africa, is the anchor sponsor of the competition. According to Echo Group managing director, Monique Eggebeen, who chairs the CMA’s Awards committee, the essential purpose of the awards […]

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SANTAM GIVES OFFICES A GREEN REFURB

Ensuring that one of the nation’s leading insurers is best represented in the built environment is all in a day’s work for Inhouse Brand Architects. The corporate brand custodians for Santam’s built brand, Inhouse has created an interior brand manual for Santam and ever since has been responsible for rolling out the interior strategy for […]

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LINE UP FOR ARCHITECTUREZA 2015 TAKING SHAPE

The power of a simple ‘How?’ can have a massive impact on revolution, innovation and transformation, especially when it comes to the future of generations. This is the inspiring thought that will drive the discussion at the 5th ArchitectureZA event (AZA2015) taking place at The Sheds in Johannesburg from 24 – 26 September 2015. Leading […]

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TOP DESIGN BRANDS BEHIND 100% DESIGN SOUTH AFRICA

Some of the leading design brands in South Africa have leant their name to this year’s 100% Design South Africa exhibition. South Africa’s only international design fair takes place from 6th to 10th of August 2015, alongside Decorex Joburg and in Hall 1 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. The headline sponsor of this year’s 100% […]

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CREATIVE BUSINESS EXCHANGE HEADS FOR CAPE TOWN

Decorex SA’s Creative Business Exchange workshops, dedicated to helping designers build a successful creative design brand, is coming to the Mother City on 24th April 2015, alongside Decorex Cape Town. This  half-day forum, aimed at individuals and small businesses in the interior design, décor, architecture, product and craft sectors, is aimed at stimulating creative thinking. […]

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SUPERTALL BUILDINGS GOING UP FASTER THAN EVER

Buildings are getting taller and these buildings are being constructed at an increasingly rapid pace. In this interview, world-renowned supertall buildings expert and Aurecon’s Buildings Director, Middle East and North Africa Buildings, Dr Andy Davids, discusses the possibilities and opportunities involved in cutting down the construction time of tall buildings, the sustainability issues related to tall […]

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SAINT-GOBAIN LAUNCHES SOCIAL GAIN AWARDS FOR ARCHITECTS AND STUDENTS

The Architecture for Social Gain Awards 2015, conceptualiSed by Saint-Gobain in association with the South African Institute of Architects, to recognise and reward talent in the design of spaces that promote learning and development, was launched today. This initiative forms part of the locally planned celebratory activities to commemorate the global 350 year anniversary of […]

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 Kevin Bingham (right) outgoing President of the KZN Institute for Architecture inducts Ruben Reddy as the new President of the KwaZulu-Natal Institute for Architecture (KZNIA) at an inauguration ceremony in the Presidential Suite at Sahara Stadium, Kingsmead on 31 March 2015.

NEW PRESIDENT FOR KZN INSTITUTE FOR ARCHITECTURE

Ruben Reddy, owner of his nationally based practice, was yesterday inducted as the new President of the KwaZulu-Natal Institute for Architecture (KZNIA) at an inauguration ceremony in the Presidential Suite at Sahara Stadium, Kingsmead. The ceremony, sponsored by Patron of Architecture, Corobrik, was attended by a large number of architects, and civic dignitaries. Reddy paid […]

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