Hansgrohe’s innovative water-saving EcoSmart technology saves up to 60% water without compromising on comfort.

Hansgrohe conserves water with EcoSmart technology

The intensifying drought is staring all of us in the face and the importance of saving water throughout South Africa is increasing on a daily basis. Companies of all trades are putting more focus on selling water saving products – as this is not only the responsibility of South African households, but every company in […]

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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.

BUSINESS, ACADEMIA REACH NEW HEIGHTS THROUGH COLLABORATION

Through its technical services arm – the Centre for Product Excellence – construction materials leader AfriSam has been showing what is possible when business collaborates with bright young minds at universities. (more…)

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Louise Brukman, a former Master's student at the University of Cape Town, tackled the global problem of how landscape architecture can help repair landscape damaged by fires and prevent future catastrophes, earning her Corobrik’s Most Innovative Final Year Landscape Architecture Award for 2017.

COROBRIK’S MOST INNOVATIVE FINAL YEAR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AWARD

The devastating Knysna fires of June 2017 almost destroyed the family home of Louise Brukman, a former Master’s student at the University of Cape Town. Her parents risked their lives to save the house and many people close to her were unable save to their homes. These events inspired her to explore Landscape Architectural solutions […]

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#AZA18 programme engages with the changing role of architects in the built environment and architects’ obligations to the public

#AZA18 WeTheCity: HUMAN RIGHTS IN ARCHITECTURE

At #AZA18, the theme ‘WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience’ engages head on the changing role of architects in the built environment and architects’ obligations to the public – through a flexible and affordable programme that includes keynote presentations by renowned local and international speakers, professional practice sessions, student design sessions, films, workshops, walking tours, and a […]

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Sassda announces the official launch of its biennial stainless steel awards which this year centre around the theme ‘Celebrating Innovation’.

2018 SASSDA COLUMBUS STAINLESS AWARDS NOW OPEN

Sassda is proud to announce the official launch of its biennial stainless steel awards which this year centre around the theme ‘Celebrating Innovation’ with the aim of rewarding world-class thinking and success at a local and international level. (more…)

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The Lift Club mentorship programme is the Design Foundation’s new initiative established to dynamise your design company and provide the skills you need to shift things up a gear.

LIFT CLUB: THE MISSING PIECES IN YOUR DESIGN BUSINESS

Are you producing compelling, original three-dimensional work and have reached a turning point in your career? Lift Club is the Design Foundation’s new initiate established to dynamise your design company and provide the skills you need to shift things up a gear.  (more…)

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Renée Minnaar is the regional winner for the University of Pretoria in the 31st Corobrik Architectural Student Awards.

UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA’S COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR WINNER

Sustainable building demands architectural design that aims to minimise negative environmental impacts through efficiency and balance in the use of materials, energy and development space. It is a mindful approach to energy and ecological conservation in the creation of the built environment. (more…)

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Johannesburg-based Jai Airconditioning Services uses Samsung units at one if its biggest clients, Capitec Bank, not only because of their quality, but also because of the back-up they receive from their supplier Fourways Airconditioning.

CAPITEC BANKS ON SAMSUNG

Recently voted ‘Best Bank in the World’ by Lafferty’s Global Bank Quality Benchmarking Study of banks in 32 countries, Capitec Bank is also making sure it keeps right up to date with technology. Which includes its airconditioning systems. (more…)

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Yousuf Vawda of the University of KwaZulu-Natal University won the regional Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards for his thesis entitled ‘Memento Mori - Remember Your Death’

UKZN COROBRIK AWARD WINNER EXPLORES SACRED SPACE AND THE MEMORY OF THE DEAD

Great architectural design is sustainable design. It is design which ensures that the built environment complies with the principles of social, economic and ecological sustainability. It requires skill and sensitivity on the part of the architect. This was evident in full measure during the regional rounds of the 31st Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year […]

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The NightWatcher Robotic Security range from Eurolux

INTRODUCING THE NIGHTWATCHER ROBOTIC SECURITY RANGE FROM EUROLUX

Up your lighting game and implement additional home security by investing in lighting solutions that are not only practical, but offer peace of mind too. When it comes to keeping your home secure, Eurolux has several options available. (more…)

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