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White Tulip, the first complete bathroom range designed by Philippe Starck for Duravit, is a delicate and sophisticated collection. A.Shak Construction Chemicals offers produces such as release oils, cementitious and epoxy products, a host of waterproofing products and specialist grouts direct to the South African construction industry. Fourways Cape Town rose to the occasion by delivering exceptional design and supply of air conditioners at the O’Two Hotel. Low-cost producers are cutting corners on pool covers, says Andrew Crafford of PowerPlastics Pool Covers, but quality pays in the long term. A team from the University of Cape Town was awarded a special prize at the Saint-Gobain "Multi Comfort" international student competition. The winners of the 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards were announced at a first-ever hybrid event hosted by the company in Johannesburg earlier this month. KBAC Flooring CEO Brandon Park believes designers of flooring products as well as corporate interior specifiers will rise to the challenge of using healthy and “directional” flooring creatively. Awarded and commended projects of the sixth AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award were recently announced at a virtual awards ceremony, which recognised some of Africa’s leading lights in the sustainable African architectural and design innovation space. Cellulose insulation, typified by well-known brands Thermguard and Eco-Insulation, represents a quick and efficient way of getting a roof’s R-Value up to the national standard. Introducing Clout SA, the innovative initiative that is taking South African design to the world. Safal Steel® is the sole producer of Aluminium-Zinc coated steel in Southern Africa. Wood stoves are easy to light, produce lots of heat with minimal wood consumption, have a great flame pattern to sit around and enjoy, and are ideal at heating large open-plan living areas. When Covid-19 made traditional exhibitions impossible, the Design Joburg team took quick action to create a new way of satiating the appetites of décor and design devotees. The result is the Design Joburg Collective (DJC). Picture3 a.b.e. Construction Chemicals’ duralite is a combined base coat and finishing plaster for internal surfaces that produces highly polished smooth, brush or textured finishes. Five leading architects describe how Corobrik products have allowed them to realise their aesthetic and technical ambitions. Raise your glass to SMART living with Taylor. Take a look at their new MOTION technology. The Rigifoam group of companies has announced the acquisition of National Urethanes Industries, a market leader in the supply of coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers. Phoenix BulletBlok’s line of bullet-resistant glass is frequently specified to bolster the security of homes and townhouse complexes with guardhouses, and are capable of resisting armed attacks and hijackings. In a ground-breaking, first-of-its-kind offering in Africa, GROHE products can now be experienced first-hand at GROHE’s virtual showroom. GBCSA urges building owners to know and show their energy performance as Energy Performance Certificate requirement looms. PLASCON’S AUTUMN COLOUR PALETTE D-Neo has been created for life in all its facets and exudes a sense of wellbeing. Furniture in the refined Natural Oak look (30) can be ideally complemented with accessories made from natural materials. Reynaers Aluminium South Africa brings superior performance levels to residential buildings. Amorflex HLP paving blocks allow the natural greening of paved surfaces to form hard wearing grassed driveways, roadways, parking areas and embankments. John Lamb, Category Manager for Kenzo at leading windows and doors supplier Swartland, explains why an aluminium front door by Kenzo could be the right option for you. LAD_Pratley(ft) LAD Pattex Click & Fix Take your bathroom’s lighting from drab to fab with Eurolux Lighting's tips for lighting your bathroom. Stats SA in their latest gross domestic product (GDP) report, state that the construction industry in South Africa reportedly grew at a rate of 11.2% in the fourth quarter of 2020, indicating that the sector holds the potential to stimulate economic recovery. LAD_ASP-Fire-feat LAD_Sika_AR20_reCO2ver_EN LAD_Mark_Raymond The newly completed Terraforce earth retaining wall at the Salamanca Hospital, Salamanca, Spain, is a display of technical excellence. The City is calling for applications for the See Studio, a programme that will bring together people interested in history, memory and making inclusive spaces in Cape Town. The closing date for applications is 11 April 2021. The newly completed Terraforce earth retaining wall at the Salamanca Hospital, Salamanca, Spain, is a display of technical excellence. Why it makes sense to look to healthcare environments as the benchmark for new standards in working and learning environments. Harvey EcoTile is a sustainably produced mineral composite roof tile with superior functional benefits and enviable green credentials. This year, the adjudication process for the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation took place through the eyes of photographer and tour guide Kirsten Keun from Kirfara Tours. The planned Lanseria Smart City is just ‘papering over the cracks’, according to Paragon Group Director Henning Rasmuss. Carshif Talip, Expertise Leader, Urban Planning and Land Infrastructure at Zutari says the that innovation makes for a natural fit between smart cities and sustainability The thermal insulation of a two-leaf brick wall can be doubled simply plastering by the inside and outside with Pratley’s Pratliperl. Sunridge Importers and Wholesalers has secured the agency and exclusive distribution rights for the Borras brand of taps and mixers in South Africa. Ceramic Industries brings you EcoTec, new ecologically responsible, fashionable ceramic tiles with reduced environmental impact. The thermal insulation of a two-leaf brick wall can be doubled simply plastering by the inside and outside with Pratley’s Pratliperl. Safintra’s Saflok 410 concealed fix profile continues to outperform the rest of the field thanks to its highly engineered clipping system and its aggressive geometrical design. dormakaba South Africa’s latest in cutting-edge technology helps retailers regulate access, protect employees, buildings, product and other essential resources. Interface has launched Dolomite, a new carpet tile collection for the commercial workplace inspired by warm mineral colours, available from KBAC Flooring. South African paint manufacturer Duram’s new Habitat Colour Collection was inspired by the natural habitats of South Africa. The LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction has released a series of six short videos that present ideas on how to move towards circular material flows in the building and infrastructure sector. Image of kamal ranchod investigated drawing as representation Boogertman + Partners to be the architects of the R1.6 billion Long Street Social Housing project in Jeppestown, Johannesburg, to address the lack of affordable housing in the city. Dean-Narainsamy-Director-PCC-Africa-at-AECOM-278x1 “[T]here are grassroot signs that prioritising infrastructure and construction creates the opportunity for economies to recover,” reports Dean Narainsamy, Director - PCC, Africa at AECOM. Duravit has partnered with e-CPD.pro’s Automated Architectural and Design Learning Platform to make the CPD course available for professionals to complete at a time and place that is convenient for them. Lumintech night The showroom uses 3D renderings and videos to create a virtual space that feels tangible and real. Lakeside Exxaro (2)[7] Citadel main boardroom at 1 Park Lane. (Pic by Sarah DePina) ©Gareth Griffiths Imaging