A ground-breaking South African study by Divercity and GBCSA reveals that the location of housing development is key to lowering carbon emissions.

Does location matter?

Location, location, location! This real estate mantra is considered the key to successful property development. Now, a ground-breaking South African study reveals that the location of housing development is also the key to lowering carbon emissions – significantly so. A new quantitative study on the impact of the location of housing development in Johannesburg on […]

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Mapei South Africa manufactures and supplies world-class flooring solutions that are reliable, efficient and long lasting.

MAPEI – YOUR PARTNER IN FLOORING

MAPEI, a worldwide leader in the manufacture and supply of world class flooring solutions has established itself in the local flooring market through its range of innovative quality system solutions and technical service provided to the market. As an ISO 9001 accredited manufacturer they not only adhere to the strictest local quality standards within the […]

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Don’t forget that surface preparation and the choice of paint when it is time to decorate.

PROMINENT ULTRA MATT – A GOOD ALL ROUNDER!

When it is time to decorate a newly build house or even to just paint a previously painted wall surface, we tend to only focus on the colour choices. Although the colour is very important, we should not forget that the surface preparation and the choice of paint to be used is also a vital […]

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PPC Africa sheds light on its sustainability model and the impact it has been making in the countries in which it has a presence.

Sharing the PPC Africa sustainability model: Grassroot Corporate Social Investment

The rapidly changing business environment has shown companies that they should put contributing to the improvement of the socio-economic circumstances of the communities in which they operate at the core of their values. While these contributions help to enhance their reputation, it shows that they are locally relevant and responsive to the needs of their […]

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LED downlights are typically available in two options: fixtures with replaceable lamps or integrated units. What are the pros and cons?

LED DOWNLIGHTS: GU10 VS INTEGRATED

Downlights are one of the most common light fixtures in the contemporary home. They provide ample illumination while keeping the space looking streamlined, as they sit neatly inside the ceiling itself. Almost every room in the home can benefit from this type of light fixture and lighting. When shopping around for LED downlights, you’re typically […]

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Paralline, the new product line from Reynaers Aluminium combines contemporary design with elegant aesthetics and sustainable solutions.

LITTLE EFFORT, TO MAKE YOUR HOME UNIQUE

Paralline aluminium façade cladding effortlessly combines contemporary design with elegant aesthetics and sustainable solutions. The new product line allows architects and other professionals to create one-of-a-kind homes and buildings with a limited set of profiles. Paralline builds on over 50 years of experience in the production of aluminium joinery and is available in a range […]

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South African décor brand Mo’s Crib has partnered with US global retail giant Crate and Barrel.

SA DESIGN BRAND MO’S CRIB LANDS CRATE & BARREL PARTNERSHIP

Having started their journey offering clients one product, Mo’s Crib has grown from humble beginnings to having 35 active products which have been showcased globally, and now is in partnership with one of the biggest retailers in the US, Crate and Barrel. Launched by Pretoria-based sisters Morongwe ‘Mo’ and Michelle Mokone, Mo’s Crib started off […]

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The prestigious 1.618 Education Initiative, hosted by PG Bison, welcomes Nathaniel Wakefield, director at Batley Partners to the competition judging panel for 2021.

PG BISON 1.618 EDUCATION INITIATIVE WELCOMES NEW JUDGE TO 2021 PANEL

PG Bison, a Proudly South African company that aims to inspire and enable beautiful living spaces, has been running the prestigious 1.618 Education Initiative for 29 years. This annual design competition aimed at third-year architecture and interior design students around South Africa is part of the curricula of participating educational institutions. PG Bison is proud to welcome Nathaniel Wakefield, director at Batley Partners, to the […]

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A rustic clay brick home south of Johannesburg designed for executive director of the Clay Brick Association of Southern Africa, Mariana Lamont, embraces passive design.

EMBRACING AFRICAN CULTURAL DESIGN THROUGH ARCHITECTURE

Bentel Associates International has designed projects in various countries throughout the African continent, including: South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Zambia, Mauritius, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Ghana and the Ivory Coast. The melting pot of various cultures that our continent is made up of, has been embraced in some of our designs by promoting a […]

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: MyPlace Smart Home Solutions seamlessly integrates with existing elements in your household on one, easy interface.

HOW MODERN TECHNOLOGY IS STREAMLINING EVERYDAY LIVING

We live in a world of self-driving cars and miracle medical cures – welcome to the future. With so many technological advancements rolling out on an almost daily basis, it’s easy to get left behind. If you would like to keep moving with the times, then smart home living is your best bet. This means […]

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