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Along with its extensive product line, KBAC Flooring will now also focus on the direct sales of access flooring after Bates Access Flooring (BAF) winds down operations.

ACCESS FLOORING WIDENS KBAC PRODUCT RANGE

Following a decision by the shareholders of Bates Access Flooring (BAF) to wind down operations, KBAC Flooring will now along with its extensive product line also focus on the direct sales of access flooring. (more…)

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A concerted effort by both government and the private sector could turn the industry around says executive director of the Master Builders’ Association Western Cape.

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CONTRACTION PAINTS WORRYING PICTURE

South Africa suffered its worst decline in economic activity in a decade, in the first quarter of 2019. One of the sectors contributing to this decline is the construction industry, witnessed by some long-established industry-stalwarts and household names being liquidated or placed in business rescue. (more…)

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Western Cape Property Development Forum (WCPDF) survey reveals slow tender processes among factors crippling construction and development in Cape Town. Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay

CAPE TOWN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DISSATISFIED WITH CITY’S TENDERING AND PROCUREMENT PROCESSES

Under severe economic strain, with a number of companies having closed doors over the past year, the local property development sector and, with it, the entire Cape Town-based construction industry is disintegrating, due in part to the continuing disintegration of the City’s own tendering and procurement process. (more…)

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Known for its innovative water solutions, BIBO is leading the industry yet again with another one of its new stylish creations.

MEET THE BIBO EXPRESS

Not only compact and beautiful to look at, the BIBO express is cutting-edge. It’s instant. It’s unlimited. It’s safe to use, energy efficient and gentle on the environment. What’s more, it can go absolutely anywhere. (more…)

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The Trend Kitchen Feature by Slavin at Decorex Joburg will showcase visual inspiration and an enhanced level of kitchen design.

DECOREX JOBURG TREND KITCHEN FEATURE

The emerging trends in colour, appliance, design and even food will captivate all tastes at this year’s Trend Kitchen Feature by Slavin. This will form part of the innovative features’ programme at this year’s Decorex Joburg, taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 7 to 11 August. (more…)

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PARAGON CELEBRATES DIVERSITY THIS WOMEN’S MONTH

Since its inception in 1997, the Paragon Group has always celebrated diversity and inclusivity, with just under half of its employees being women. “We have a passion for what we do, which translates into us being one of the leading architecture and interior architecture practices in South Africa,” Paragon Group Human Resources and Operations Director […]

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Knauf Insulation’s Earthwool® RainScreen Slab has been certified by the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for use in high-rise residential applications and for use behind masonry.

EARTHWOOL RAINSCREEN SLAB EARNS TWO BBA CERTIFICATES

Knauf Insulation’s Earthwool® RainScreen Slab has been certified by the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for use in high-rise residential applications and for use behind masonry. BBA certification is recognised globally and gives South African customers reassurance that the products have been rigorously tested for each specified application. (more…)

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The Bosjes Kapel in the Western Cape’s Breede River Valley is the winner of the 2019 Architizer A+ Popular Choice within the Religious Buildings & Memorials category, announced earlier in July.

BOSJES CHAPEL WINS INTERNATIONAL A+AWARD

The iconic Bosjes Kapel set within the Bosjes Estate and located in the Western Cape’s Breede River Valley has been acknowledged by the 2019 edition of Architizer’s premier A+Awards program, the world’s largest initiative of its kind for architecture and building products. (more…)

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The 100% Design South Africa 2019 feature stands will prove a worthy showcase for the various creatives at their helm.

STAR LINEUP – 100% DESIGN SOUTH AFRICA 2019 FEATURE STANDS

The centrepiece of 100% Design South Africa each year is its carefully curated and collaborative feature stands. The show holds innovation and a desire to constantly strive for newness at its core, so each year the creative director duo of Cathy O’Clery and Laurence Brick drives exciting product launches and catalyses engaging spaces from the […]

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Boogertman + Partners has been shortlisted in the World Architecture Festival 2019 Future Competition category for its New Cairo Capital City Stadium competition proposal.

BOOGERTMAN + PARTNERS CRACKS WAF 2019 SHORTLIST

Boogertman + Partners has announced that its New Cairo Capital City Stadium, a competition proposal, has been listed as a shortlist finalist in the Future Competition category in the World Architecture Festival 2019. Now in its 12th year, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) is an annual festival and awards ceremony for the architecture industry. It is […]

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