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Joburg Property Companyrestores Rissik Street Post Office after being gutted by fire.

RISSIK STREET POST OFFICE UNDERGOING REHABILITATION

The first phase of the restoration of the Rissik Street Post Office has been completed. The JPC said it was happy to have met its March 2017 deadline for the structural rehabilitation of the building, after it was partially destroyed by fire in 2009. The facility also suffered theft and vandalism after being vacated by […]

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HydraTherm, has emerged in the highly competitive water-heating sector

NEW PLAYER ENTERS SA WATER-HEATING INDUSTRY

The SANS 10400–XA Regulations demand that 50% of new builds’ water-heating comes from alternative energy sources. Eskom continues to cap the total power offered to new developments. And the price of electricity continues to rise… (more…)

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Dulux has won the 2017 TGI Ask Afrika Icon Brand award for the most-loved paint brand in South Africa for six consecutive years.

DULUX WINS “MOST LOVED PAINT BRAND” AWARD

Dulux, manufactured by AkzoNobel, leading paint and coatings manufacturer, has won the 2017 TGI Ask Afrika Icon Brand award for the most-loved paint brand in South Africa for six consecutive years. (more…)

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The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards, founded by Saint-Gobain

AFRICA ARCHITECTURE AWARDS SHORTLIST

The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards, founded by Saint-Gobain, attracted an unprecedented number of entries for an architecture awards programme in its first edition. More than 500 projects registered to enter the awards before the closing date of 14 July 2017, and a total of 307 projects from across the continent, situated in 32 African countries, […]

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Abland and Tiber have joined forces to develop the Sandton Gate precinct, a mixed-use precinct on William Nicol Drive between Sandton Drive and Republic Road, which will include offices, residential units and a variety of lifestyle and smaller retail amenities.

ABLAND AND TIBER JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP SANDTON GATE

Abland and Tiber have joined forces to develop the Sandton Gate precinct, combining their respective strengths to deliver a carefully conceived, and ultimately well-executed, product. The sizeable site on which the precinct will unfold, has been assembled over several years by Tiber. Therefore, when Tiber’s CEO Fernando Cardoso was approached by Abland’s MD Jurgens Prinsloo […]

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Culinary Equipment Company, a specialist kitchen project design company, has partnered with leadership at the University of Pretoria’s Department of Consumer Science to design and equip training kitchens and food science labs in one of the campuses’ historical monument buildings.

CULINARY EQUIPS NEW UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA FOODS LABORATORIES

The new Food Laboratories at the University of Pretoria’s Department of Consumer Science, commissioned in April 2017, are the culmination of an ambitious vision to renovate three training kitchens and food science labs in one of the campuses’ historical monument buildings. Culinary Equipment Company, specialist kitchen project design company partnered with leadership at the university […]

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Architects and designers had the chance to interact with Roberto Palomba of Palomba Serafini Associati at three intimate events across South Africa to find out about the inspiration behind the designer range of bathroom ware, Kartell by Laufen.

ITALTILE HOSTS PALOMBA ONE-ON-ONE

It’s very seldom that we get to take a peek into the mind of a design genius, so imagine the delight of architects and designers across South Africa on finding out that they would have the chance to interact with Roberto Palomba of Palomba Serafini Associati. (more…)

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HEY DURBAN, COME OUT AND PLAY DURING LOERIES CREATIVE WEEK

Loeries Creative Week Durban hits the city in August and it is bringing lots of creative events for everyone in the greater Durban area. (more…)

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100% Design South Africa is will be collaborating with Gauteng-based Raw Studios for the 2017 100% Office feature, presenting inspiring modular office furniture systems that are locally designed and manufactured from sustainably sourced timber.

RAW STUDIOS FOR 100% OFFICE 2017

Successful modern offices are all about collaboration and creative input, which is why 100% Design South Africa is proud to announce that it will be collaborating with Gauteng-based Raw Studios for the 2017 100% Office feature  – one of the key curated events at the show. (more…)

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With Women’s Month about to begin, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s professional body and regulator of the engineered timber structure industry, spotlights three of its female members, who share their experiences as women in construction.

CLIMBING THE SCAFFOLDING: SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN IN ROOFING

While the South African construction sector is a provider of a significant number of jobs and fertile ground for entrepreneurial activities, female representation across all strata in the sector is fundamentally lacking. According to the National Home Builders Registration Council’s (NHBRC) Women Empowerment Programme website, “Participation by women in the construction industry remains low. Support […]

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