January, 2016

Artlogic’s popular Winter Sculpture Fair returns to the Nirox Sculpture Park near the Cradle of Humankind on the weekend of 7 and 8 May 2016. The international sculpture exhibition takes place in one of Gauteng’s most beautiful landscapes, complete with exquisite food and wine from the Franschhoek Valley.

Winter sculpture fair at Nirox partners with UK sculpture park

Artlogic’s popular Winter Sculpture Fair returns to the Nirox Sculpture Park near the Cradle of Humankind on the weekend of 7 and 8 May 2016. The international sculpture exhibition takes place in one of Gauteng’s most beautiful landscapes, complete with exquisite food and wine from the Franschhoek Valley. This year, the Nirox Foundation has partnered […]

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The Spear Fencing system incorporating Mentis Expanded Metal offers a cost effective, long term solution

Innovative Spear Fencing System eliminates the need for welding

The need for a cost effective security fencing system that will offer the market a low maintenance and sustainable option has been addressed with the introduction of the Spear Fencing system which uses Mentis Expanded Metal. (more…)

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Werner Oelofse of Corobrik is pictured with Frank Kleinschmidt who has won the 2015 Corobrik Most Innovative Landscape Architecture Award

Corobrik recognises the value of Tactical Urbanism in South Africa

University of Cape Town landscape architecture graduate, Frank Kleinschmidt, has won the 2015 Corobrik Most Innovative Landscape Architecture Award for an innovative dissertation using an experimental board game known as Street Tactics™ to explore the exciting contemporary urban design concept known as “tactical urbanism”. (more…)

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The new Cosmo Mall pedestrian bridge, designed to resemble the shape of an Acacia tree thorn.

COSMO MALL PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE SET TO BECOME A NEW JOBURG LANDMARK

The new multi-million rand landmark Cosmo Mall Pedestrian Bridge, developed by the owners and developers of the mall, Bentel Group, opened to the public late last month (December) just ahead of peak festive season trading. (more…)

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What will the engaged workplace of the future look like?

WHAT WILL THE ENGAGED WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE LOOK LIKE?

While the concept of enhancing employee engagement is not new, the strategies adopted by companies over the years have been constantly evolving. A new report released by JLL highlights momentum picking up in the latest such approach – one that uses the physical design of a workplace to express company culture and connect employees to […]

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FROM COPENHAGEN TO JOBURG, CITIES AND MAYORS ARE LEADING THE WAY ON CLIMATE ACTION

The world’s leading mayors have exponentially increased climate action with the C40 (Cities Climate Leadership Group) cities taking 10,000 climate actions since Copenhagen. And Africa is leading the way in climate change adaptation. (more…)

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plascon Discovery Roomset

BLUE IS THE NEW BLACK IN PLASCON’S 2016 COLOUR PALETTE

Plascon has revealed its 2016 paint colour palette, seeking inspiration from the raw pigments of the earth and the cooling tones of the universe that surrounds us. The palette also looks to the past to inform a rich new classicism and draw energy from design concepts that encourage playfulness. (more…)

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DIARISE THE URBAN DESIGN CONFERENCE IN MARCH

The Urban Design Institute of  South Africa will be presenting the Re-Imagine Urbanism Debate Series in March this year. This year the conference will focus on URBAN+TRANS+FORMATION: Considering a Vision for the African Inner Cities. (more…)

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The Asian Traveller hooded armchair by designer Stephen Burks.

ROCHE BOBOIS PRESENTS AN EXCITING OUTDOOR COLLECTION FOR THE SUMMER

Roche Bobois, the international furniture showroom which opened in Cape Town at the end of last year, has unveiled a new range of designer outdoor furniture – straight from some of the leading design studios in the world. (more…)

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UJ-1st Jaco Jonker and Musa Shangase

COROBRIK ANNOUNCES FIRST REGIONAL WINNER OF ARCHITECTURAL AWARD

Social awareness, technical excellence and innovation blended with sustainability are set to be the hallmark of the 29th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards. (more…)

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