September, 2016

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SEA POINT CELEBRATES PARK(ING) DAY EVERY DAY

Every September, on the third Friday of the month, parking spots around the world are transformed by artists, designers and citizens into temporary public parks as part of International PARK(ing) Day. (more…)

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2015/2016 AFRISAM SAIA AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE + INNOVATION FINAL QUALIFYING ENTRIES

The prestigious bi-annual AfriSam-SAIA Awards for Sustainable Architecture recognise outstanding achievement in sustainable architecture as well as creating public awareness and debate on architectural issues. The final awards event will take place in October this year. Below are the final qualifying entries for CATEGORY A: SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE (more…)

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The Eastgate Phase 2 Redevelopment, winner of the 2016 annual Steel Awards

EASTGATE PHASE 2 REDEVELOPMENT WINS PRESTIGIOUS 2016 STEEL AWARDS

The highlight of the structural steel industry calendar, the 35th Annual Steel Awards hosted by the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction in partnership with BSi Steel, took place on 15 September 2016 in Johannesburg, Cape Town and KwaZulu-Natal concurrently. Attended by over 1000 people the event showcased projects completed in the previous year that […]

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The winners of the 2016 Cobra Product Design Competition (PDC) were tasked with designing solutions for public restrooms.

COBRA ANNOUNCES PRODUCT DESIGN COMPETITION WINNERS

Student designer Marcha Naudé and professional designer Dumisani Tshabalala are the winners of the 2016 Cobra Product Design Competition (PDC). Their creative public restroom designs win them a trip to the Salone Milano Trade Fair, in Italy, valued at R50 000. (more…)

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NEW APP LIFTS THE LID ON STAINLESS STEEL’S LOWER LIFE CYCLE COSTS

One of the biggest obstacles to the specification of stainless steel in certain applications, is the misperception that it’s more expensive in comparison to other initially cheaper options. In the short term, that may be the case but a new world-first App from the Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (sassda) is set to lift […]

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Pair any plot in Pearl Valley residential estate with one of two Stefan Antoni ARRCC designs.

PEARL VALLEY JOINS FORCES WITH STEFAN ANTONI

Val de Vie Estate presents a unique design offering from one of South Africa’s most celebrated architects, Stefan Antoni, and ARRCC – part of the SAOTA Architectural firm. Property investors are invited to pair one of two exclusive designs from the Stefan Antoni Signature Series with any developer plot in Pearl Valley, Val de Vie […]

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Interior building solutions group Saint-Gobain’s Upgrade My Home campaign invites South African consumers to enter a competition in which they can win a home upgrade

WIN A HOME UPGRADE WITH SAINT-GOBAIN

Interior building solutions group, Saint-Gobain, wants to increase awareness about the values and benefits of its building materials and in a unique marketing campaign, is asking South African consumers to enter a competition in which they can win a home upgrade. (more…)

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SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP ARCHITECTS HONOURED AT NATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL AWARDS

The movers and shakers of the architectural world in South Africa gathered at Shine Studios in Braamfontein on 2 September to witness the presentation of the 2015/2016 Corobrik SAIA Awards of Merit for Excellence in Architecture to the cream of the profession. (more…)

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International Sourcing Fair is a three-day event that will take place in Johannesburg in September 2017

FIRST INTERNATIONAL SOURCING FAIR SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 2017

The first edition of the International Sourcing Fair (ISF) – reaching African markets in home, hospitality, office and retail – will take place at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 13 to 15 September 2017. This landmark three-day event is set to transform the face of buying across Africa, as the continent’s increasingly […]

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The winners at the recent 100% Design South Africa Awards

100% DESIGN SOUTH AFRICA ANNUAL DESIGN AWARDS

After the recent local and international design show, 100% Design South Africa, a Gala Awards Evening was held to announce the prestigious 2016 Design Award Winners. The awards ceremony was attended by over 500 celebrities, industry personalities and exhibitors. (more…)

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