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 Dream-in-Kohler-1 DSC_2639 green spaces innovatively in a bid to bring nature to the concrete jungle. The transformative nature of the room space The expanded faucet range Essence by GROHE Johannesburg is the city that has experienced the highest construction cost inflation, rising by 6 percent in 2018. Flooring specialist Polyflor SA has noticed a marked increase in the number of shops and retail environments selecting vinyl and luxury vinyl tiles (LVTs) as their flooring option of choice. Contemporary office building designed by MDS Architecture Contemporary office building designed by MDS Architecture Abland and Tiber break ground on Phase 1 of the Sandton Gate precinct development. South African designer and artist Porky Hefer showing at Design Miami/ Basel to benefit the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s wildlife conservation programs. solo exhibition of drawings by South African architect Peter Rich The visually-striking Oasia Hotel Downtown in Singapore was announced as winner of Best Tall Building Worldwide at the recent CTBUH Tall Building Awards held in Chicago. Boogertman + Partners has launched the annual Boogertman + Partners Architectural Design Scholarship Award Africa 2018 Smart cities in an African context require intelligent planning and an active citizenry Oxford Parks, a new precinct linking Illovo to Rosebank along Oxford Road in Johannesburg Batyline AW by Serge Ferrari is a versatile high-performance sound absorbing material AfriSam continues to develop and conduct a range of initiatives to maintain the momentum toward a greener planet. New facilities at the 4Change Foundation campus in Roodepoort, Johannesburg Sika, the Burkard family and Saint‐Gobain have signed agreements which terminate and resolve their legal dispute Paragon Architects South Africa (PASA), part of the Paragon Group of architecture and interior architecture companies, has been awarded a Level 1 rating for 2018 Paragon Architects South Africa (PASA), part of the Paragon Group of architecture and interior architecture companies, has been awarded a Level 1 rating for 2018 Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View, is thrilled to announce the Architect’s Gallery, a curated showcase some of SA’s finest architectural projects. The recently awarded prestigious Corobrik SAIA Institute of Architects (SAIA) Awards recognised the top architectural projects of recent times. Namibian architect, Nina Maritz Namibian architect, Nina Maritz Overhead sectional doors from Maxiflex Leading brands fischer fixings and Stabila measuring equipment Leading brands fischer fixings and Stabila measuring equipment Overhead sectional doors from Maxiflex Speaking to the AZA18 theme, ‘WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience’ #AZA18 under the theme WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience Architects Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens raked in several awards at the recent Safari Awards 2018 in recognition of their excellence in design. Boogertman + Partners has taken up Dezeen’s challenge to Move the Needle in its commitment to transformation in the field of architecture and design and to closing the gender pay gap. Habitat Apartments in Kilimani Upcoming young artist Chris Soal has been announced as the overall winner of the PPC Imaginarium Awards 2018. Geberit---Smyle-Bathroom-MR The Deck & Flooring Expo, co-located with WoodEX for Africa 2018, is set to host its inaugural instalment from 11-13 July at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg. Van Dyck Floors recently launched ‘Glow’ and ‘Design Shapes’, commercial carpet tiles that come in an eclectic assortment of shapes and colours. Plantation Shutters built its new exhibition stand from a repurposed utilitarian high-cube shipping container. South African designer Jacques Cronje combines design, digital technology and a love for wood in his range of digitally-cut wooden lighting and furniture, Minima. Marloes Reinink of Solid Green Consulting signed up to become South Africa’s first ambassador for the Living Building Challenge. Hansgrohe’s innovative water-saving EcoSmart technology saves up to 60% water without compromising on comfort. Partnering with the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in recent years, AfriSam has made its specialists and its laboratory facilities available to UJ for its students – both for practical learning as well as to conduct research.