The GE Africa Innovation Centre (GEAIC) in Melrose Estate, Johannesburg, has received a top sustainability accreditation from both South Africa and the US.

DOUBLE GREEN FOR GE AFRICA INNOVATION CENTRE

A unique collaboration between architecture and interior architecture specialist Paragon Group, and integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM, has resulted in the GE Africa Innovation Centre (GEAIC) in Melrose Estate, Johannesburg receiving a top sustainability accreditation from both South Africa and the US. (more…)

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Boxwood Property Fund challenged young designers to come up with fresh and innovative design concepts for buildings in their portfolio to bring new life to the Cape Town CBD.

YOUNG DESIGNERS TRANSFORM CAPE TOWN CBD

Cape Town’s CBD is continually transforming itself. Once drab office buildings are being transformed into clever and inspiring workspaces which combine green technology, quirky décor and local materials to create relaxed, haven-like urban spaces that seamlessly integrate into the vibrant city culture.  (more…)

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Polyflor offers reduced downtime and less subfloor preparation with The Polysafe QuickLay PUR Collection, a new adhesive-free, loose lay safety flooring for heavy traffic areas.

POLYFLOR LAUNCHES QUICKLAY PUR

The Polysafe QuickLay PUR Collection is the latest offering to be launched in South Africa by Polyflor SA, specialists in vinyl flooring and wall protection solutions. (more…)

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The landmark 70s high-rise previously known as the ABSA building is being redeveloped into a unique mixed-use building called Foreshore Place.

CAPE TOWN’S ABSA BUILDING TO BE REDEVELOPED

An iconic 70s high-rise in Cape Town’s downtown financial district is being redeveloped into a unique mixed-use building called Foreshore Place, which will feature 34 storeys of ultra-modern, luxury residential and commercial premises. (more…)

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Herman Miller introduces Cosm, the company’s first task chair with an automatic tilt and the industry’s first suspension armrest.

HERMAN MILLER INTRODUCES COSM

Designed by Berlin-based Studio 7.5, Cosm is Herman Miller’s first task chair with an automatic tilt. It also has the industry’s first suspension armrest. Initially revealed in Milan during Salone Del Mobile 2018, the chair will be available for order worldwide later this year. (more…)

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Designers, architects, light and sound artists – as well as students and institutions – are invited to submit expressions of interest for projects at the Spier Light Art Festival before 3 June 2019.

SPIER LIGHT ART FESTIVAL 2019: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Following the success of the inaugural Spier Light Art Festival, the historic Stellenbosch wine farm will present a second edition from 6 December 2019 to 19 January 2020. (more…)

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Belgotex Celebrates Grand Opening of New Showroom and an African-Inspired Range.

BELGOTEX LAUNCHES NEW SHOWROOM

Belgotex, a leading flooring specialist and modern African manufacturer, has unveiled its brand-new Belgotex Durban Showroom in Umhlanga, along with introducing a new design-led, commercial flooring range, Grafica. (more…)

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Riaan Huiskens from the Nelson Mandela University is the 32nd winner of the Corobrik Architectural Student Award.

COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

The architects of the future will be the pathfinders who use the sophisticated technologies of the future to tackle the challenges of today whilst addressing both the learnings and the mistakes of the past, CEO of Corobrik, Mr Dirk Meyer, told key stakeholders in the world of academia, architecture and construction. (more…)

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Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View, is on at the Sandton Convention Centre from 24-26 May.

Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View 2019

Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View is presented by Sanlam Private Wealth, and set out to flip the traditional notion of an exhibition on its head, and they’ve succeeded. With this year’s new Creative Directors Philippe van der Merwe and Greg Gamble, of Tonic fame, steering the show, visitors can expect a refreshing injection to […]

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Two SA teams will compete on the global stage at the 15th Saint-Gobain Multi Comfort Student Contest.

LOCAL ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS WIN OPPORTUNITY TO COMPETE ON GLOBAL STAGE

Thanks to an international competition which identifies and develops tomorrow’s architectural talent, two teams of South African students have the opportunity to compete on the global stage at the 15th Saint-Gobain Multi Comfort Student Contest. (more…)

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