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Polyflor SA recently supplied state-of-the-art flooring and wall protection

POLYFLOR SA AT CHRIS HANI BARAGWANETH PAEDIATRIC FACILITY

Polyflor SA recently assisted the Gauteng Department of Health, global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Surgeons for Little Lives, a local non-profit organisation, by supplying state-of-the-art flooring and wall protection for the newly completed Paediatric Surgical Outpatient and Parental Sleep-Over Facility at Soweto’s Chris Hani Baragwaneth Academic Hospital. (more…)

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SUSTAINABLE PRACTICE FOR GBCSA’S NEW ROSEBANK HOME

After tying up the final ends of its interior installation project in December last year, Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) now holds the keys to its new custom-fitted sustainable offices in Rosebank. (more…)

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Furniture designs by Dark Horse along with pieces under the Konnect label

DARK HORSE AND KONNECT FURNISH BLOK SHOW APARTMENT

Dark Horse, which crafts raw and refined furniture using the finest locally sourced materials and skills, had been looking to furnish an apartment as a platform to showcase its functional yet stylish products, coinciding perfectly with the opportunity presented by Blok. “We also felt that great design underpins Blok’s work and that speaks very well […]

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Light Space Life, SAOTA’s first exhibition, takes the viewer through the architecture studio’s history and 30-year journey, highlighting past, present and future work around the globe.

Don’t miss SAOTA’s first exhibition

Light Space Life, architecture firm SAOTA’s first exhibition, opened on Thursday, 07 December 2017 at THE ARCHITECT pop up gallery at The Cape Institute for Architecture (CIfA). With work in 86 countries, the exhibition highlights SAOTA’s past, present and future work around the globe. (more…)

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FOUR NEW NYLON ADDITIONS TO FAST-GROWING VANGUARD COLLECTION

Leading flooring supplier, KBAC Flooring, is now stocking four new additions to the Vanguard Collection of carpets and luxury vinyl tiles. Two of the new ranges are suitable for residential installations, and the other duo for commercial applications. (more…)

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The striking metal roof of the new terminal building at the Kasane Airport in Botswana was announced as the Winner of the Metal Cladding Award at the SAISC Steel Awards 2017.

COMPLEX GEOMETRY BAGS METAL CLADDING AWARD AT SAISC STEEL AWARDS 2017

The striking, winding metal roof of the new terminal building at the Kasane Airport in Botswana was announced as the Winner of the Metal Cladding Award at the SAISC Steel Awards 2017. The awards honour innovative use of steel and innovation in design, fabrication or construction, and technical prowess that is required for realising exemplary […]

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The use of recycled polystyrene in lightweight screeds and blocks meet the need for strength and durability without the weight for 94-year old structure of the Zeitz Mocca Museum for Contemporary Art Africa.

RECYCLED POLYSTYRENE USED IN ZEITZ MOCAA REFURB

One of the most spoken about new buildings to open its doors in Cape Town recently, has undoubtedly been the new Zeitz Museum for Contemporary Art Africa located in the V&A Waterfront. Originally an old grain silo complex that consisted of 42 33-metre-high concrete tubes, each with a diameter of 5.5 metres. (more…)

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Experience the world's leading creative currency that's driving design for a better world with Design Indaba's iconic annual conference.

DESIGN INDABA CONFERENCE 2018

The Design Indaba conference, which has been named the Best Conference in the World, takes place from 21-23 February 2018. The Design Indaba aims to make a positive impact on society by building a movement that attracts producers of meaningful culture and business, regardless of sector or industry. (more…)

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The benefits of security shutters in lifestyle estates

ESTATE LIVING AND ADDED SECURITY

There are two factors that drive the popularity of communal living in South Africa: the natural beauty of our country that provides ample opportunities for lifestyle estate living and the increasing need for security. (more…)

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AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE + INNOVATION ENTRIES NOW OPEN

The biennial AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation, founded by AfriSam and the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA), recognises the contributions that bring sustainable innovation to human living environments through an integrated approach to communities, planning, design, architecture, building practice, natural systems and technology. (more…)

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