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The iconic Rosebank Link building features South Africa’s first custom-designed full-colour LED video screen engineered to be an integral part of the building’s fabric.

SA’S FIRST SMART LIGHTING ARCHITECTURAL INSTALLATION

Johannesburg’s Rosebank has long been known as a cosmopolitan, trend-setting district, but now, thanks to digital display services company Primary Colours, it’s not just the street fashion that’s turning heads. (more…)

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KBAC Flooring has launched the Interface Works Collection, a new innovative range of affordable

THE WHOLE WORKS FROM INTERFACE

Interface, the world’s largest modular flooring producer – represented in South Africa by KBAC Flooring – has launched The Works, a new innovative range to create tranquil and comfortable office or home spaces. (more…)

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Hansgrohe has just launched a new range of state-of-the-art stainless steel and granite sinks, as well as their innovative range of kitchen mixers.

NEW HANSGROHE PRODUCT LAUNCH HEATS UP THE KITCHEN

While Hansgrohe is known for being a leading bathroom specialist, kitchens have become an important focus for the company over the last few years – making the organisation a key authority on all that is design and function in both the bathroom and kitchen space. In line with this, Hansgrohe has just launched a new […]

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Pool design trends and why early stage pool design planning is critical to the long-term outlook on lowering SA’s drowning statistics.

Why early-stage pool design planning is critical

In recent years, the South African homes have become far more focused on blended indoor/outdoor living and common spaces, with swimming pools becoming the focal point of these areas. Within the design trend, one can see South Africans (slowly) starting to respond to the call to action on more sustainable living especially when it comes […]

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Formwork and scaffolding solutions provider PERI South Africa is standing tall with its long-standing involvement in The Leonardo.

PERI stands tall with The Leonardo

The Leonardo, cousin to the Legacy Group’s Michelangelo and Da Vinci buildings, will ultimately be the tallest building in Sandton, having been boosted from an original 47 to 55 storeys due to demand, with an anticipated final height in excess of 223m upon its completion in 2019. It is fitting that PERI, the world’s largest […]

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Lighting brand Willowlamp presents a new direction and stylistic development with its latest design, The Link.

The right angles: The Link

Willowlamp’s nature-inspired silhouettes and affinity for symmetry have become recognisable hallmarks of the lighting brand’s identity. (more…)

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Dr Luyanda Mpahlwa has been inaugurated as President of the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA).

NEW SAIA PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED

Cape Town architect and urban designer, Dr Luyanda Mpahlwa was inaugurated as President of the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) at an event held at the end of last at the Radisson Red Hotel in the V&A Waterfront, a building designed by his architectural firm, Design Space Africa, in association with Peerutin Architects. He […]

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MAN Corporate Centre / Architect: Max Bögl Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG / Photo: Aspectfoto Königsbrunn / Reynaers system used: CW 86 (curtain wall bespoke solution), parallel opening window

WHY CHOOSE REYNAERS?

Freedom of shapes and styles When it comes to design freedom, aluminium is the material of choice. Styles, shapes, dimensions, opening types, colours and accessories. You can decide everything yourself. This allows you to express your own personality in the building style of your project. (more…)

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Daikin South Africa has launched a new SkyAir system cassette variant for light commercial applications with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

Meet Daikin’s new Bluevolution heat pump cassette

Daikin has launched South Africa’s very first heat pump cassette using low GWP R-32 refrigerant gas extending the Sky Air range for light commercial applications. With just one-third of the Global Warming Potential (GWP) of R-410A refrigerant, R-32 is a proven environmentally responsible alternative. The R-32 based Sky Air High COP cassette promises to deliver […]

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The Vleihuis Development in Linden, Johannesburg, owned and designed by Marc Sherratt Sustainability Architects, achieved Net Zero Certifications from the GBCSA for Carbon, Water and Ecology.

Linden Vleihuis: Reintroducing Biodiversity into Urban Living

In September 2018, Solid Green demonstrated sector leadership when the Vleihuis Development in Linden, Johannesburg, achieved Net Zero Certifications from the GBCSA for Carbon, Water and Ecology. The project was also awarded Runner Up: Net Zero Innovative Project Award in the Green Building Council Leadership Awards 2018. (more…)

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