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dhk Architects scoops prestigious SAPOA Excellence Award

Prominent national architectural firm dhk Architects claimed first place in the SAPOA 2011 Excellence Awards in the Other category for its work on the innovative UWC Life Sciences development.  The Life Sciences building at the University of the Western Cape is a modern, sophisticated institutional research laboratory which has fused six departments into a single […]

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Indian speaker, Vimal Gahlot, to discuss the integration of Mass Rapid Transit

The second annual Sustainable Transport and Mobility Conference, to be held September 20-21 at Emperors Palace, is proud to announce that international Research Scholar, Vimal Gahlot, from Jaipur, India will join the diverse and impressive mix of local and international speakers. Gahlot will discuss the integration of Mass Rapid Transit System with Para transit offering […]

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Chris Mulder receives highest award from us alma mater

Dr Chris Mulder, one South Africa’s foremost land planners and urban designers and a highly innovative property developer, is to receive the highest honour awarded by his alma mater, Texas A&M University, one of the largest Universities in the United States, at a gala occasion and ceremony on April 26.   Past recipients of the […]

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Three top architects for C&CI 2011 masterclass

Three leading overseas architects have accepted invitations to deliver public lectures and be mentors at the Cement & Concrete Institute’s 2011 International Masterclass for architects in June this year.   Angelo Bucci and Elena Rocchi from Spain, and Claudio Vekstein from Argentina, will deliver Continuing Professional Development-accredited public lectures in Johannesburg, Cape Town and in […]

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New Design in Hospitality confex puts experience-driven hospitality in the spotlight

15 – 16 September 2011, The Forum, Turbine Hall, Newtown, Johannesburg Thebe Exhibitions & Projects Group announced the launch of Design in Hospitality (DiH), the first confex of its kind to be held in South Africa. The inaugural two-day event will take place on 15 and 16 September at The Forum, Turbine Hall, Newtown, Joburg. […]

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Best view on insulation

Best view on insulation There is little more pleasurable than basking in winter sunshine slivering through a glass window or door on a cold day. These magic moments have us following the lazy sun with lizard-like devotion and curling our toes in wooly socks with delight. But alas, as soon as the sun is cloaked […]

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Decorex Joburg 2011 unveils beauty and the basics at the biggest and best showcase ever

Dates 5 – 9 August 2011, Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Gauteng Decorex Joburg celebrates its 18th year with the ultimate roundup of what’s now and happening with hall after hall brimming with newly unveiled home products, fashion-forward trend predictions, themed pavilions, and design-minded seminars with international speakers. Marking this milestone exhibition with a directional theme […]

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Looking for an architect?

Are you looking for a South African architect? Then look no further than our recently introduced Leading Architecture & Design architect and interior designer directory here For architects and interior designers who want to be listed, simply email

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P&G Moves Into New Green Building

Environmental sustainability standards are playing an increasingly important role in decision making for companies across the globe. The decision to relocate the Procter & Gamble (P&G) South and East Africa head office was no exception.   P&G, the global manufacturer of leading consumer brands such as Pampers, Gillette and Pantene, has relocated to the innovatively […]

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KZN pedestrian bridge and P.E. education centre win top Fulton Awards

The Blackburn Pedestrian Bridge in KZN, and the Ubuntu Education Centre in Port Elizabeth, were awarded respective top honours in the coveted Civil Engineering and Building categories of the 2011 Fulton Awards for excellence in the application of concrete.   The Fulton Awards winners were announced at a gala function at the Champagne Sports Resort […]

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