May, 2015

Green concrete an industry first - Afrisam eco-friendly green concrete

GREEN CONCRETE AN INDUSTRY FIRST

AfriSam and Concrete Laser Flooring (CLF) have collaborated successfully in introducing an industry-first environmentally-friendly floor concrete by replacing cement in the mix design with more fly ash, activated slag and admixtures. (more…)

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Securing glass doors safely - New glass range by ASSA Abloy

SECURING GLASS DOORS, SAFELY

The new glass range from ASSA ABLOY is extensive, with a solution for virtually every type of glass door application. The range comprises systems for sliding glass doors; locksets and hinges; locks and patch fittings; floor springs and door closers; door knobs and handles and access control. The products have been designed and engineered to […]

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Theatre of Dreams - Bahrain National-Theater photo by Nicolas Buisson

THEATRE OF DREAMS

It was the unique location of the National Theater of Bahrain that inspired French architects, as.architecture-studio, to situate this 12,000m2 theatre facing the artificial lagoon of the National Museum, so as to preserve its views and, more importantly, its majestic profile towards the sea. (more…)

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Heating in style - Finest Fires ROCAL Graffiti 100

HEATING IN STYLE

There are three guidelines to finding the appropriate heating solution: If the customer wants to heat a lounge used once a week with light coloured carpeting and expensive furnishing, they will want a decorative gas fire, no mess, no cleaning and instant operation. (more…)

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ENERGY CRISIS CALLS FOR A NEW WAY OF THINKING

South Africa’s energy crisis has everyone searching for solutions. We spoke to Evan Lockhart-Barker, General Manager Marketing for Saint-Gobain in Southern Africa, about Saint-Gobain’s move towards a more sustainable way of doing business. Who is Evan Lockhart-Barker? I was born and raised in Bloemfontein and graduated from St Andrews School before completing a degree in Marketing through […]

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Last year's Bronze winner in the Loeries' architecture awards

DEADLINE FOR ARCHITECTS TO ENTER THE LOERIES EXTENDED

Entries into the Loeries are now open for all disciplines of brand communication where brands touch the consumer, including architectural projects, interior design (and temporary structures) as well as package and industrial design. The entry deadline date has been extended to the 31st May 2015. This is a great opportunity for designers and creatives playing in […]

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