Dulux has identified one hero paint colour that perfectly encapsulates and expresses our collective living spaces today: Creme Brulee.

DULUX ANNOUNCES COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2019: CREME BRULEE

Global leader of decorative paint, Dulux, manufactured by AkzoNobel, has identified one hero paint colour that perfectly encapsulates and expresses our collective living spaces today: Creme Brulee. (more…)

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Capitec Bank has unveiled the design of its new head office in Stellenbosch, designed by leading South African architecture studio, dhk.

dhk REVEALS DESIGN FOR NEW CAPITEC BANK HQ IN STELLENBOSCH

Capitec Bank has unveiled the design of its new head office in Technopark in Stellenbosch. The business currently operates from multiple buildings in scattered locations in the same business park and has therefore decided to consolidate its offices into one building. The office will be custom-designed and owned by the company – thus increasing operational […]

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Platinum sponsor Philips Lighting South Africa are showcasing a range of advanced lighting systems

PHILIPS LIGHTING SHOWCASING LIGHTING INNOVATIONS AT AFRICA LED EXPO

Platinum sponsor Philips Lighting South Africa are showcasing a range of advanced lighting systems at the upcoming Africa LED Expo, co-located with the FESPA Africa, Sign Africa and Africa Print Expos, and taking place from 12-14 September at Gallagher Convention Centre. (more…)

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Marelise Dann, BIM Manager for Boogertman + Partners (B+P)

BOOGERTMAN + PARTNERS’ BIM JOURNEY AT MENLYN MAINE CENTRAL SQUARE

BIM has great benefits for early stage designs. Visualising a project in 3D is not a new concept in architecture, but software allows us to analyse our buildings during design stages to give clients the most effective buildings. BIM allows clients to get involved in the project’s decision-making and communicates the design intent, not only […]

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Annual Timber Engineered Product Awards

TIMBER ENGINEERED PRODUCT AWARDS WINNERS

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), SAQA-accredited professional body for the engineered timber construction industry, recently hosted its highly-anticipated Annual Timber Engineered Product Awards in Cape Town. The event showcased and rewarded excellence in the timber construction trade, honouring builders, architects and engineers of various projects, from decks and boardwalks and loft room […]

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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.

DRYWALL INSTALLATION AUGMENTS HOSPITAL FIT-OUT

Originally located in the centre Cape Town’s City Bowl, CBMH is one of the city’s oldest private hospitals. With 248 beds, 11 theatres and 110 medical doctors and specialists in addition to cardio-catherisation laboratories and other facilities, the 28 000m2 hospital prides itself as a super-specialised centre of excellence in cardiac services and transplantation. (more…)

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Neolith PURETi, a water-based, photocatalytic preventative maintenance solution on Neolith slabs, transforms them into self-cleaning air purifiers.

NEOLITH REACHES HIGHER GROUND WITH 570 BROOME

As urban areas become more crowded and populations increase, so too do greenhouse gas emissions. These directly impact on public health and contribute to negative phenomena including global warming and acid rain. (more…)

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The world-pioneering “Mesopic” lighting system from Power Matla Innolumis (PMI)

NEW LIGHTING SOLUTION FOR PUBLIC SPACES

Power Matla Innolumis (PMI) has developed a pioneering concept for the illumination of public spaces using the latest advanced LED technologies. The company’s world-pioneering “Mesopic” lighting system integrates a sophisticated understanding of visual perception in combination with sustainable individually coloured LEDs to create light that perfectly matches the sensitivity curve of the human eye in […]

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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.

POLYFLOR SA LAUNCHES PALETTONE

Polyflor SA used the glamorous setting of the Melrose Arch Gallery in Sandton, Johannesburg, as the backdrop to their launch of Palettone PUR – Polyflor’s new range of spectacularly colourful, homogenous flooring collection. (more…)

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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.

AECOM OFFERS ARCHITECTURE

Well-known as an integrated infrastructure delivery company in Africa, AECOM also offers architectural services, which is rapidly gaining traction on the continent, especially in East Africa. What differentiates AECOM from traditional architectural and design practices is that it is able to offer a complete solution, from design to project management. (more…)

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