November, 2015

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TOP FREE STATE ARCHITECTS HONOURED

The Free State Institute of Architects (FSIA) has announced the winners of the regional award for architecture. Members were invited to submit Free State projects, completed between 01 January 2013 and 31 December 2014. (more…)

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ATTERBURY’S WATERFALL CORNER DEVELOPMENT WINS SPECTRUM AWARD FOR BEST SHOPPING CENTRE

Atterbury Property’s development of Waterfall Corner in Waterfall City, Gauteng, has been named the winner of the Spectrum Award at the South African Council of Shopping Centre’s (SACSC) Annual Retail Design and Development Awards (RDDA). (more…)

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The artist Porky Hefer

PORKY HEFER’S DELICIOUS MONSTERS

MONSTERA DELICIOSA, VOLUME I, the first solo exhibition by Cape Town designer Porky Hefer, opened at Southern Guild Gallery on 20 November, with an old-school craft-consciousness that will appeal to a modern audience. (more…)

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Details of the new interior design of Balduccis restaurant in Cape Town by ARRCC

BALDUCCI’S NEW LOOK BY ARRCC

Balduccis is something of an institution in Cape Town: A restaurant, sushi bar and café situated in the top tourist destination in Africa, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. The brief to interior designers, ARRCC, was to create a new fresh look for the existing space. (more…)

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ITALTILE PERFECTS MEDITERRANEAN TILES

Pavimento Antiqua is a traditional Mediterranean style, floor and wall tile imported from Europe and exclusive to Italtile. (more…)

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FROM POLLLUTION TO PRESCHOOL

“Turn trash into treasure” is the slogan used by the Ecobrick Exchange, a collaborative non-profit organisation which creates reusable building blocks by filling used plastic bottles with non-biodegradable litter. This alternative construction form creates opportunities to reduce litter, landfill and unsafe learning environments. (more…)

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The three new patterns in the Belgotex Touch Design collection

THE PERSONAL TOUCH IN CARPET DESIGN

Belgotex Floors offer the personal touch in carpet design with an expanded collection of customisable carpets. (more…)

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VISUALISING THE FUTURE BEFORE IT IS BUILT

Building Information Modelling is transforming the design process of buildings by offering savings on construction costs as well as operational savings in terms of waste, water and energy use. Combining BIM with other developments such as advances in data analysis and cloud-based collaboration also open up exciting potential to reshape the way engineers, architects and […]

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BREATHING LIFE INTO ECO SAFARI DESIGN

Life Interiors and Architecture have designed a riverside lodge in Botswana that combines traditional safari style with modern eco features. (more…)

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The Houghton apartment by Pellerade - Triple-Volume-Stairwell

OUT OF THE BOX

Pellerade Design House have created a “mansion in the sky” in the luxurious The Houghton golf course development in Johannesburg (more…)

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