February, 2018

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GROHE’s expanded faucet range offers a rich toolbox for the creative mind

Following the global trend to individualization, the bathroom is becoming a highly considered space in the home. Architects and designers need the means to express their customers’ individual style. GROHE’s broadest faucet range, Essence, is an incredibly rich toolbox for the creative mind. It allows for a degree of individuality unthinkable before. (more…)

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The team at Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View, are excited to present CoLab, their enhanced new collaborative room set experience in conjunction with Fired Earth paints.

COLAB AT DESIGN JOBURG TO BE SUPERSIZED

Last year’s CoLab at Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View – the curated feature exhibits that bring together leading architects and interior designers with top drawer brands, local artisans and suppliers – were a true innovation, and a hit with attendees. So, in 2018, they’re refining, formalising and supersizing this aspect of the show for […]

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From this year on, the Des Baker Award for outstanding architectural design by students will be known as the PPC Imaginarium Awards for Architecture.

PPC IMAGINARIUM TAKES OVER DES BAKER AWARD

Following 32 years of existence, the esteemed Des Baker Award for outstanding architectural design by students has been terminated by the sponsors and has been replaced with the PPC Imaginarium Awards, and from 2018 onwards will be known as the PPC Imaginarium Awards for Architecture. The work of all entrants will be displayed at the […]

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As one of the first projects in Africa to be certified Net Zero, 78 Corlett Drive in Johannesburg is leading the local green building sector into a new phase of evolution.

THE RACE TO ZERO: 78 CORLETT DRIVE

As one of the first projects in Africa to be certified Net Zero, 78 Corlett Drive in Johannesburg is leading the local green building sector into a new phase of evolution. The project was awarded a Net Zero Carbon (Pilot) Level 1 Certification in late November 2017, and a 6-star Green Star Office V1.1 Design certification […]

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University of Johannesburg architecture student Sarah Treherne received first prize at the regional awards ceremony for the 31st Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award.

AWARD WINNING YOUNG ARCHITECTS PAVE THE WAY TO THE FUTURE

The architects of the future are the ones that will completely transform the way that we inhabit this earth and usher in the lived reality that will be the fourth industrial revolution. (more…)

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Boogertman + Partners has been ranked 96th in UK architecture journal Building Design’s annual survey of the world’s biggest architecture firms, the BD 2018 World Architecture 100 (WA100).

BOOGERTMAN + PARTNERS MAKES BD 2018 WORLD ARCHITECTURE 100 “BIG LIST”

Boogertman + Partners has been ranked 96th in UK architecture journal Building Design’s annual survey of the world’s biggest architecture firms, the BD 2018 World Architecture 100 (WA100). That makes it the number one (and only) architecture firm in Africa on the list. This position also marks a jump of nine places up from last year, when […]

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The new Marlboro Rea Vaya M1 Cable Stay Bridge, which was completed earlier in 2017, recently scooped two prestigious awards.

TOP AWARDS FOR NEW REA VAYA M1 CABLE STAY BRIDGE

Sandton Central is more connected than ever before thanks to the three new bridges constructed to link it better, improve transport and forge stronger bonds between different communities. (more…)

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UJ Winner Sarah Treherne with Musa Shangase e-mail

Unpacking trends with the world’s leading forecaster, Li Edelkoort

Design Indaba 2018 once again sees internationally celebrated trend guru Li Edelkoort sharing her invaluable insights. Held as a stand-alone seminar, Edelkoort’s trend forecast presentation has become one of the most anticipated items on the annual Design Indaba Festival offering. (more…)

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