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Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley, by Savage + Dodd Architects, was among the projects shortlisted for the recent 2019 International Urban Project Award held recently at the BAU Congress China in Shanghai.

SAVAGE + DODD ARCHITECTS SHORTLISTED FOR 2019 INTERNATIONAL URBAN PROJECT AWARD

The building at Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley, by local architecture firm Savage + Dodd Architects was among the projects shortlisted for the recent 2019 International Urban Project Award held recently at the BAU Congress China in Shanghai. Also shortlisted was Drivelines Studios in Maboneng, Johannesburg, designed by New York-based architecture studio LOT-EK. (more…)

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A restaurant kitchen is as much an engine room as a theatre of food. How can you incorporate the best of both worlds?

ATTENTION TO KITCHEN DESIGN DETAIL

Restaurant kitchens today are not too dissimilar from domestic kitchens: they are stages for engaging the diner in the preparation and theatre of food. However, a restaurant kitchen is more an engine room than an aesthetic space. So how does a designer incorporate the best of both worlds? (more…)

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The winners of the 27th annual PG Bison 1.618 Education Initiative were recently announced at a gala event at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg.

PG BISON 1.618 EDUCATION INITIATIVE 2019 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Proudly South African wood panel manufacturer PG Bison has been running the 1.618 Education Initiative for 27 years. The winners of the 2019 edition were recently announced at a gala event at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg. (more…)

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Modern African manufacturer Belgotex, has launched a collection of luxury vinyl tiles, the fastest growing flooring category in the world.

BELGOTEX REVEALS A NEW LUXURY VINYL STATEMENT

Modern African manufacturer Belgotex, has launched a collection of LVT flooring that visits all corners of the world without taking anything away from these places of wonder – except inspiration. (more…)

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Maizey Plastics (Pty) Ltd has announced the launch of a new online store, initially catering for “business to consumer” transactions with full “business to business” integration planned for the next phase.

MAIZEY PLASTICS NOW ONLINE

Maizey Plastics (Pty) Ltd offer the most comprehensive range of Engineering and Industrial Plastics, Machined Components, Signage and Glazing materials, Large Format Digital Print Media, Aluminium Sign Systems and Point of Purchase components to industry in Southern Africa. (more…)

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Bouwer Serfontein, Director: Europe of NEW URBAN architects and urban designers, unpacks urban design and architectural factors essential to establishing and maintaining sustainable farming.

URBAN DESIGN TO PRESERVE OUR AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY

Agriculture is a hugely important factor in South Africa’s economic development. Our farming communities are part of South Africa’s culture, and our future, creating food security, job creation and community upliftment. (more…)

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When severe settlement cracking was observed in the concrete floors of the new bottling and storage area at Graham Beck Wine Estate, Sika was proud to provide the solution.

NO SOUR GRAPES FOR SIKA AT GRAHAM BECK WINE ESTATE

Graham Beck Wine Estate, situated in the breathtaking Breede River Valley near the town of Robertson, is an easy drive along the scenic Route 62 from Cape Town. Graham Beck’s world class wines, produced in harmony with nature, are testament to his passion for restoring and conserving the environment. (more…)

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AMERICAN shutters’ Security Shutters blend clean-lined appeal, practicality, durability and security into a single window treatment for both indoor and outdoor use.

HOME SECURITY WITH STYLE

“Home security is an undeniable priority for homeowners across South Africa, and it should be prioritised during a home’s architectural or interior design process in the same way other features are,” says Duncan Snyman Managing director of AMERICAN shutters®. “It should be considered as a design feature rather than a necessary compromise after the fact.” […]

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The dormakaba South Africa Matrix One access solution has been designed expressly with to suit the unique requirements of SMEs.

TRANSFORMING SECURE ACCESS FOR SMES

With the global access control market expected to top $16 billion by 2025 (up from $6 billion in 2017), there are definite opportunities to be had. But while many solutions providers have been mainly targeting larger organisations, it seems small to medium enterprises (SMEs) have fallen by the wayside. (more…)

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Belgotex Grass is the first locally manufactured artificial turf, specifically designed to withstand the harsh South African climate.

BELGOTEX GRASS: YOUR HOME TURF ADVANTAGE

Belgotex Grass is made in South Africa. It gives the company an edge on quality. A R20-million investment ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup positioned Belgotex as the specialists in artificial turf production, and the preferred choice of industry professionals. (more…)

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