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The Vleihuis Development in Linden, Johannesburg, owned and designed by Marc Sherratt Sustainability Architects, achieved Net Zero Certifications from the GBCSA for Carbon, Water and Ecology. AfriSam recently announced the winners of its inaugural ConCreativity challenge at a prestigious awards ceremony held at Zeitz MOCAA. The conversion of the former ANC Shell House headquarters into a 563-unit residential development has played an important role in the rejuvenation of the Johannesburg inner city. Larry Feinberg, Executive Director of the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS), examines 2019 trends from a Quantity Surveyor perspective. The results of the Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s 5th Quality of Life Survey show that quality of life in the province continues to improve. Neolith provides the perfect flooring medium for the renovations at the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires. Simmy Peerutin considers the implications of the recent survey on fees commissioned by the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA), which confirmed a depressing reality. Using the Autodesk Fusion 360 software package, RAW Studios expanded its existing Epik range of office furniture for 100% Design Johannesburg 2017. Open Studios returns to Cape Town once again, with architecture practices across the city opening their doors to the public on 3 and 4 December 2018. Leading furniture and homeware retailer, Weylandts, has opened its first store in Port Elizabeth. Plascon reveals their 2019 colour trends and how they’ll make all the difference in the built environment. Ellipse Waterfall, a new residential development comprising four elliptical towers of differing heights, is the first high-rise luxury apartment development in the heart of Waterfall City, Gauteng. Window coverings now offer additional functionality, such as filtering heat and light as well as reducing sound. Awarded projects for the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation for 2017/18 announced at a prestigious event in Cape Town The official launch of the GCRO 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/2018) will take place on 13 November 2018. International companies are starting to incorporate eclectic vernacular elements that contextualise their office spaces to distinguish their regional offices from each other. Heat radiated into uninsulated dwelling or roof space Speakers Corner, one of Cape Town’s oldest buildings, has recently been sensitively restored by Urban Lime properties. Speakers Corner, one of Cape Town’s oldest buildings, has recently been sensitively restored by Urban Lime properties. _DSC6663 simon-headshot granite-company The design of a new apartment block designed by StudioMAS, called Thirty Keyes, has been unveiled, adding a residential element to the Keyes Art Mile precinct in Rosebank. Savage+Dodd Architects in collaboration with UrbanWorks have been named the World Architecture Festival (WAF)X Power and Justice Winner 2018. The design of a new apartment block designed by StudioMAS, called Thirty Keyes, has been unveiled, adding a residential element to the Keyes Art Mile precinct in Rosebank. Autodesk University Africa (AU), the premier Autodesk conference, is on from 24-25 October at The Campus, Bryanston, Johannesburg. Laura Swanepoel, Head of Healthcare, Building Services, WSP in Africa shares her views on design principles that are making waves globally, and what these mean for future-ready healthcare in Africa. Marloes Reinink, founder of Solid Green Consulting MDS Architecture upgrade existing Brightwater Commons Laura Swanepoel, Head of Healthcare, Building Services, WSP in Africa shares her views on design principles that are making waves globally, and what these mean for future-ready healthcare in Africa. The landscaping at Pran Boulevard on Umhlanga Rocks Drive in KZN was developed holistically in conjunction with the architecture by Paragon. ISCA has launched an exciting new range of colourful taps designed to allow people to customise their bathroom and kitchen spaces. Dulux has identified one hero paint colour that perfectly encapsulates and expresses our collective living spaces today: Creme Brulee. Capitec Bank has unveiled the design of its new head office in Stellenbosch, designed by leading South African architecture studio, dhk. Platinum sponsor Philips Lighting South Africa are showcasing a range of advanced lighting systems Marelise Dann, BIM Manager for Boogertman + Partners (B+P) Annual Timber Engineered Product Awards Saint-Gobain Gyproc was contracted to stipulate product and fit-out specifications for the interior construction of the recently relocated Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital. Neolith PURETi, a water-based, photocatalytic preventative maintenance solution on Neolith slabs, transforms them into self-cleaning air purifiers. The world-pioneering “Mesopic” lighting system from Power Matla Innolumis (PMI) Polyflor SA recently held a launch for Palettone PUR, their new range of spectacularly colourful, homogenous flooring developed with research into the psychology and effects of colour. Integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM is setting a new benchmark with its multi-disciplinary approach, which offers architectural services as part of a complete solution, from design to project management. 57 361 visitors passed through the doors of Gallagher Convention Centre for the landmark 25th edition of Decorex Joburg, Africa’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition. The winners of the 100% Design Awards were recently announced at a Gala Awards Evening held at Gallagher Convention Centre, recognising the achievements of local designers and highlighting standout work. Sandton Gate render2_credit Boogertman + Partners This year, Solid Green Consulting celebrates the achievement of more than 50 successful green building certifications, covering 750,000sqm of built area. The Paragon Group, an architecture and interior architecture practice that has about 45% female representation, celebrates its women associates and directors. Growthpoint Properties has successfully taken a sizeable South African commercial building, The District, in the heart of Woodstock in Cape Town, completely off the municipal water grid. imagePROGRAF TX-Series 25th Decorex Joburg Cape Town-based Evalution Flooring is the first and only company in Africa to have achieved Global GreenTag certification on 3 ranges of their innovative vinyl tiles. Sika’s new permanent anti-graffiti and anti-fly poster coating Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors CPD-accredited timber construction conference DSC_2639 Wonderware-deon-barnard TATU CITY Education Village for Crawford International Cobra has launched Focus, a sophisticated range of mixers and bath spouts Applications for Design Indaba’s Emerging Creatives Class of 2019 are now open Lewis Levin - Architect