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The undulating form of the new pavilion over the northern terrace at the Country Club Johannesburg in Auckland Park, designed by Rebel Base Collective, adds to the layered conversation of the club’s architectural heritage.

THE OAK PAVILION AT CCJ

On one level, the new pavilion over the open terrace along the northern elevation of the clubhouse at the Country Club Johannesburg in Auckland Park, designed by Rebel Base Collective, simply creates a comfortable canopy to activate the terrace. But, at the same time, it had to carry out a complex conversation about heritage and […]

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The difficulties of accessing remote sites, combined with the challenge posed by flight and travel restrictions due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, will result in a fundamental shift in the South African construction industry towards adopting digital assets.

AECOM FOCUSES ON DIGITAL DELIVERY TO NAVIGATE THE COVID-19 CRISIS

The difficulties of accessing remote sites, combined with the challenge posed by flight and travel restrictions due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, will result in a fundamental shift in the South African construction industry towards adopting digital assets. With many projects shuttered as a result of the lockdown, the industry is likely to adopt remote […]

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Bushtec Creations have in-house design teams who can design bespoke African bush tented camps, Safari tented lodges to luxurious desert tented camps or even tropical tented resorts.

INHOUSE DESIGN FOR TENTED CAMPS

Before December 2019, most of us knew Corona as a beer or, within the design circles, as a render tool. Life was planned according to your schedule and one could hop on a plane or drive to where the road took you. (more…)

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The new Soweto Healthcare Hub, situated on Chris Hani Road near Maponya Mall and the University of Johannesburg Soweto campus, features state-of-the-art energy-efficient airconditioning.

ULTRAMODERN ECO-FRIENDLY HOSPITAL COMPLETED IN SOWETO

Now South Africa’s largest and fast-growing township has its own eco-friendly health-care facility right on the spot. (more…)

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Growthpoint and Serra® Services have achieved the first Green Star Existing Building Performance (EBP) rating for an industrial building in Gauteng.

GAUTENG’S FIRST GREEN STAR EBP INDUSTRIAL RATING

Growthpoint and Serra® Services recently achieved the first Green Star Existing Building Performance (EBP) rating for an industrial building in Gauteng, with a 5-Star certification for a 7400sqm facility in Meadowbrook, Germiston. (more…)

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As a leading supplier of construction materials, AfriSam has over many years pioneered and sustained numerous initiatives towards a greener planet across all its business units, for the benefit of all stakeholders and at all touchpoints.

AFRISAM AND THE ENVIRONMENT – AN ONGOING PARTNERSHIP

AfriSam is synonymous with environmentally conscious manufacturing processes, honouring their values of ‘People, Planet and Performance’. As a leading supplier of construction materials, AfriSam has over many years pioneered and sustained numerous initiatives towards a greener planet across all its business units, for the benefit of all stakeholders and at all touchpoints. (more…)

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The JBCC says that the lack of standardisation in the South African construction industry is not sustainable nor desirable for the industry.

ADVANTAGES OF STANDARDISATION

The Joint Building Contracts Committee (JBCC) in the Preface to its May 2018 agreements states the following: Persons entering into or preparing contracts using the JBCC suite of contract agreements and support documents are warned of the dangers inherent in modifying any part of it. Experience has shown that changes drafted by others, including members […]

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SAOTA and Jaco Booyens Architect have won gold at the International Domus Restoration and Conservation Awards for the restoration of heritage buildings on Buffelsdrift Farm in the Klein Karoo.

SAOTA AND JACO BOOYENS ARCHITECT WIN GOLD AT DOMUS RESTORATION AWARDS

The restoration of the ensemble of heritage buildings on Buffelsdrift Farm – by SAOTA and Jaco Booyens Architect – won the gold medal at the seventh edition of the International Domus Restoration and Conservation Award in Italy. The award, conceived and promoted by the company Fassa S.r.l. and by the University of Ferrara, was announced […]

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Designer lighting company willowlamp has its sights set on joining the illustrious group of Clout designers whose work comprises Nando’s iconic décor.

WILLOWLAMP’S AUDACIOUS ‘AUDREY2’ RANGE TO LIGHT UP NANDO’S

There’s really nothing hotter than South African design right now – just ask anyone who’s walked into a Nando’s restaurant anywhere in the world! These interiors feature bright and bold local designs that are sourced via the Nando’s Design Programme, Clout, and its online Portal to Africa – a dynamic catalogue of South African creativity. […]

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A virtual expo experience will replace this year’s physical shows of Decorex Joburg and 100% Design South Africa.

DECOREX JOBURG AND 100% DESIGN SOUTH AFRICA 2020 TO GO VIRTUAL IN 2020

In a first for the Decorex Africa Portfolio – South Africa’s leading interior design, décor and product design events – a virtual expo experience will replace this year’s physical shows of Decorex Joburg and 100% Design South Africa. This interactive and virtual event will start on 6 August 2020 and will provide exhibitors, members of […]

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