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At the ISH trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany this year, GROHE introduced a record number of innovations and more than 500 single new products that address the five mega trends it has identified in living spaces.

GROHE introduces a record number of innovations at ISH 2019

Consumers are fundamentally changing how they define and use their living spaces. GROHE has identified five mega trends: Consumers have risen from passive consumption to taking control over the creation of new living spaces and have become creators themselves in seeking simplicity and intelligent product solutions. Today, more than ever, product innovation and design depend […]

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Boogertman + Partners wins big at SAPSABoogertman + Partners wins big at SAPSA

Boogertman + Partners was awarded Firm of the Year – Architecture 2018/2019 at the South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA) 2019, which was held earlier this month at a gala dinner in the Monte Casino Ballroom, Johannesburg.  (more…)

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The 18th ABB LEAF Awards, which are designed to celebrate excellence, integrity and diversity in the architectural industry, are now open for entries.

ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE ABB LEAF AWARDS 2019

In association with ABB, the 18th ABB LEAF Awards are now open for entries. (more…)

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AECOM, the ‘green’ consultant for Pran Boulevard on Umhlanga Rocks Drive in the Ridgeside precinct is committed to implementing sustainability across the board.

AECOM IS GREEN CONSULTANT FOR PRAN BOULEVARD IN UMHLANGA

Integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM’s experience in green building rating and sustainability stood it in good stead when it was appointed as ‘green’ consultant for Pran Boulevard on Umhlanga Rocks Drive in the Ridgeside precinct, designed by architecture and interior architecture group Paragon. (more…)

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French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, visited Saint-Gobain South Africa’s premises in Germiston, Ekurhuleni (Gauteng) this month.

SAINT-GOBAIN YOUTHBUILD ACADEMY BRIDGES ARTISAN SKILLS GAPS AMONG DISADVANTAGED YOUTH

On 1 March 2019, the French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, visited Saint-Gobain South Africa’s premises in Germiston, Ekurhuleni (Gauteng). The focus of the visit was to showcase how Saint-Gobain has positioned itself as a leader in the sustainable construction sector while developing skills through its Saint-Gobain YouthBuild Academy. (more…)

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The Rubik, designed by DHK Architects and developed by Abland, consists of premium residential apartments above luxury offices and high-end retail space, housed within a distinctive modern glass-clad “tiered” building.

ICONIC NEW CAPE TOWN BUILDING THE RUBIK LAUNCHES ON TO MARKET

The Rubik, a newly launched luxury mixed-use building situated in the heart of Cape Town’s CBD is set to challenge property development in South Africa with its iconic and unique architecture and design. (more…)

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The Vanguard Collection, a leading brand of exclusive flooring products, has announced expansive additions and refinements to its ranges.

THE VANGUARD COLLECTION’S GROWTH CONTINUES

The Vanguard Collection, a leading brand of exclusive flooring products, has announced expansive additions and refinements to its ranges to further enhance the Collection’s offering to designers and home-owners. The new additions to The Vanguard Collection are: Granite – a robust tufted carpet tile inspired by natural marble and granite stone with unique natural veins […]

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KOHLER has introduced their sleek new Slim Seats for the Reve, Replay and Modern Life ranges, with Escale and Presqu’ile to follow, and GermShield for their Modern Life range of contemporary toilets and basins.

KOHLER INTRODUCES SLIM SEAT AND GermShield

As a multi award winning bathroom and kitchen manufacturer, KOHLER takes the design and performance of their sanitary ware seriously and that doesn’t stop at their toilet seats. This premium brand is pleased to announce the arrival of their sleek new Slim Seats for the Reve, Replay and Modern Life ranges, with Escale and Presqu’ile […]

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The new Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Gaborone, Botswana, was one of the first projects to utilize GEZE as a complete-package door and window solution partner.

GEZE PROVIDES CROSS-BORDER SOLUTIONS AT FIRST HILTON GARDEN INN HOTEL IN AFRICA

“While Africa is the land of opportunity, and the possibilities are immense, we think that professionals need to work hard to understand the differences across the continent to realise its potential. A vast region of distinct countries and regions, where the majority of the cases lack efficient infrastructure, not only roads and tele-communications but buildings […]

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IKEA teamed up with a group of designers, architects, artists and creatives from five African countries to launch the limited-edition ÖVERALLT collection at Design Indaba Festival in Cape Town.

IKEA LAUNCHES ÖVERALLT COLLECTION DURING DESIGN INDABA FESTIVAL

Two years ago, IKEA teamed up with a group of designers, architects, artists and creatives from five African countries to collaborate around modern urban rituals and the importance they play in the home. The result is the limited-edition collection ÖVERALLT, which was launched on 27 February 2019 at the place where it all started – […]

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