February, 2016

The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) has called for entries for Steel Awards 2016, which will take place simultaneously in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town on 15 September 2016.

CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR STEEL AWARDS 2016

The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) has called for entries for Steel Awards 2016, which will take place simultaneously in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town on 15 September 2016. (more…)

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HUMAN-CENTRIC FOCUS AT DESIGN INDABA

If there was one thread that ran through the presentations at last week’s Design Indaba, it was that of human-centric design. The designer as rock star was definitely downplayed, and almost every speaker brought their A-game as far as making the world a better place, was concerned. We’ve pulled together a few highlights of those […]

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One entry in the Aesthetics Commercial category was that of Waterfall Corner, Woodmead Drive, Johannesburg.

COUNTDOWN TO WINNERS OF CMA AWARDS

Entries for the CMA Awards for excellence have closed and the winners will be announced on 23rd April 2016. (more…)

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TURNING IN CIRCLES

When trend forecaster Li Edelkoort and her team were brainstorming the lifestyle trends coming our way in 2017, they kept hitting a wall and seemed unable to come up with anything new. “We are just going around in circles,” she told them. Later that night she realised: that was it. The circle was the trend […]

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Cities have evolved into a more complex space inter-linked by a number of systems and planners generally have failed to read the ‘Urban Progression’ and thus cities have failed significantly in terms of the ‘Quality of Life’ of the urbanites.

ARCHITECTURE IN CHALLENGING TIMES

Cities have evolved into a more complex space inter-linked by a number of systems and planners generally have failed to read the ‘Urban Progression’ and thus cities have failed significantly in terms of the ‘Quality of Life’ of the urbanites. (more…)

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MORE PEOPLE TAKING DOUBLE SHOWERS – SURVEY

It’s not only taps that are getting turned on in the bathroom, according to a new survey by Hansgrohe about global showering habits. (more…)

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BELGOTEX FLOORS EARN COVETED GREEN TAG CERTIFICATION

Belgotex Floors are the first South African flooring manufacturer to earn the coveted GreenTag eco-label certification, achieving another significant sustainability milestone. (more…)

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TOM DIXON’S ICE KITCHEN INSTALLATION

Caesarstone, a leading manufacturer of premium quartz surfaces, has revealed the first instalment of its year-long collaboration with designer Tom Dixon. ICE, an ice-inspired kitchen installation by Dixon, was unveiled at the Interior Design Show in Toronto, where Caesarstone has previously presented work by Nendo, RawEdges and Philippe Malouin. (more…)

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MASSIVE IMPROVEMENTS FOR SANDTON CBD

Road construction underway in the Sandton CBD is set to continue for most of 2016 with the City of Johannesburg investing R180 million in massive improvements to roads and pavements in Sandton Central – SA’s cosmopolitan financial and commercial hub. (more…)

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KBAC FLOORING LAUNCHES LUXURY VINYL TILE

The soaring demand for luxury vinyl tile (LVT) in the South African flooring market, has prompted leading flooring supplier and installer, KBAC Flooring, to launch its own LVT brand. (more…)

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