May, 2017

One of East London’s leading architectural firms, TCN Architects, has designed the city’s first premium lifestyle estate – Olivewood Private Estate and Golf Club – with sustainability as its central design philosophy.

ECO-CONSCIOUS DESIGN AT EAST LONDON’S OLIVEWOOD ESTATE

According to a study carried out by US construction think tank Dodge Data and Analytics, South Africans are increasingly choosing to invest in properties that have been designed to limit their environmental impact. This has seen a rise in the number of buildings that are being developed using green construction solutions, such as those designed […]

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Architects and engineers needed to design a hospital for children with severe burn injuries in Francistown, Botswana

DESIGN A HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN WITH SEVERE BURN INJURIES

Places of Miracles (Chishamiso), which is the name of the children’s hospital that the charity Children of Fire is intending to build, will be a 50-bed burns children hospital that will cater for the health needs of children from various parts of Africa who cannot afford specialised surgeries. Chishamiso will be located in Francistown Botswana […]

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Tshepo Sizwe Phokojoe – “Dawn of a new epoch”

The 2017 PPC Imaginarium Awards Winners And Runner-UpS

South Africa’s most supportive art and design competition, the PPC Imaginarium Awards, announced its Overall Winner, Category Winners and Runners-up at a gala event hosted on 18 May 2017 at the UJ Art Gallery in Johannesburg. The winners were selected from the competition’s 55 finalists who submitted their concrete art and design works across the […]

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Plantation Timber Shutters and Plantation Security Shutters provide insulation from the cold by adding an extra layer of warmth and protection from the elements during the colder months.

SHUT IN THE WARMTH THIS WINTER WITH PLANTATION SHUTTERS

Keep your home warm this winter without compromising on style or your electricity bill. Shutters are able to control the perfect amount of light and temperature for those cold days creating no need for heaters. (more…)

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Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny is the winner of the 30th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards for his entry, entitled ‘Design for [bio] diversity’, which explored the potential of architecture for ecological conservation.

Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards

Dirk Meyer, Corobrik’s Managing Director commented on the excellent standard of entries for this year’s awards.  “Finalists have incorporated sustainable architecture with innovation, technology and creative building design in their entries for this year’s event. We are delighted that aesthetics, cost-effectiveness, durability, function and comfort have been incorporated in the regional finalists’ entries. If one […]

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Dulux South Africa and Trade All Africa partnered with the WITS Planetarium

DULUX SA AND TRADE ALL AFRICA REPAINT THE PLANETARIUM DOME

Dulux South Africa and Trade All Africa recently partnered with the WITS Planetarium to ensure the best clarity of the astronomical content presented at the planetarium. (more…)

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Kohler collaborated with interior designers at Design Joburg

BATHROOM INSPIRATION WITH KOHLER AT DESIGN JOBURG

KOHLER constantly looks for opportunities to partner with designers to ignite the power of this world-class brand, boasting a heritage of over 143 years in innovative and leading edge design. Design Joburg, which took place from 12 to 14 May at the Sandton Convention Centre, was perfectly positioned as a platform for close and meaningful […]

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ARCHICAD Pay-Per-Month offers users an easier way to adopt BIM workflow without a cash draining capital outlay cost or annual subscription plans.

ARCHICAD FOR ALL

Graphisoft SA is proud to announce ARCHICAD Pay-Per-Month. This unique BIM licence offering is a worldwide first affording architects, interior designers, landscape architects and town planners an easier way to adopt BIM workflow without a cash draining capital outlay cost or annual subscription plans. (more…)

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‘TALKING ARCHITECTURE’ WITH GEORG VAN GASS AND PIET BOER OF GASS ARCHITECTURE STUDIO

What are your names and what do you do? We are Piet Boer and Georg van Gass and we create spaces for people. (more…)

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Cool Capital was invited to exhibit the 2014 and 2016 Cool Capital catalogues at the Take Festival for Independent Art and Fashion Magazines

COOL CAPITAL CATALOGUES SHOWCASED ON ANOTHER WORLD STAGE

Cool Capital was invited to exhibit the 2014 and 2016 Cool Capital catalogues at the Take Festival for Independent Art and Fashion Magazines in Vienna, Austria – an entirely alternative international exhibition with the focus of returning to print media. (more…)

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