South African designer and artist Porky Hefer showing at Design Miami/ Basel to benefit the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s wildlife conservation programs.

PORKY HEFER’S ENDANGERED TO BENEFIT LEONARDO DICAPRIO FOUNDATION

SFA Advisory and Southern Guild will present a unique project by renowned South African artist Porky Hefer at Design Miami/Basel from 12-17 June 2018. (more…)

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solo exhibition of drawings by South African architect Peter Rich

PETER RICH AT 2018 VENICE BIENNALE

Thousands of visitors from around the globe got their first look at Landscape Architecture | Architecture Landscape — a solo exhibition of drawings by South African architect Peter Rich — when the 2018 Venice Biennale opened at the end of May. (more…)

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ZEITZ MOCAA WINS BEST TALL BUILDING MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA AWARD

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is proud to announce the winners of the 16th Annual CTBUH Awards Program, which competed for winning distinctions at the 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference recently at Aqua Tower in Chicago. The CTBUH Awards Jury has named Oasia Hotel Downtown the “Best Tall Building Worldwide”, […]

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Boogertman + Partners has launched the annual Boogertman + Partners Architectural Design Scholarship Award Africa 2018

BOOGERTMAN + PARTNERS ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD NOW OPEN

Boogertman + Partners has launched the annual Boogertman + Partners Architectural Design Scholarship Award Africa 2018, the largest architecture scholarship in the country, with a prize valued at R160 000. This unique scholarship is awarded after a highly competitive and exciting design competition that takes place in each year September. Entries close at the end of July 2018.  (more…)

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Smart cities in an African context require intelligent planning and an active citizenry

SMART CITIES IN AFRICA

Smart cities in an African context require intelligent planning and an active citizenry rather than the overlay of technological solutions more applicable to international markets such as Europe. (more…)

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Oxford Parks, a new precinct linking Illovo to Rosebank along Oxford Road in Johannesburg

OXFORD PARKS: A CATALYST FOR URBAN REGENERATION

Oxford Parks, which officially broke ground in April 2017, is envisaged to be a sustainable and cosmopolitan medium-density urban environment that brings 300,000sqm of development rights to the Dunkeld Precinct linking Illovo to Rosebank along Oxford Road in Johannesburg.  (more…)

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Batyline AW by Serge Ferrari is a versatile high-performance sound absorbing material

BATYLINE AW BY SERGE FERRARI NOW IN SA

Batyline AW by Serge Ferrari is a high-performance sound absorbing material used for tensioned ceilings, acoustic panels, walls, fittings and decoration. Not only does it offer highly impressive acoustic performance and efficiency through its fine, lightweight compact material – it absorbs up to 65% of reverberation – but, because it is so versatile in its […]

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AfriSam continues to develop and conduct a range of initiatives to maintain the momentum toward a greener planet.

CLEANER, GREENER THE AFRISAM WAY

AfriSam has long led the charge in the cement sector for a cleaner environment, and continues to develop and conduct a range of initiatives to maintain the momentum toward a greener planet. (more…)

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New facilities at the 4Change Foundation campus in Roodepoort, Johannesburg

C+B ARCHITECTS UNVEIL NEW 4CHANGE FOUNDATION CAMPUS DESIGN

The 4Change Foundation aims to provide education and upliftment to disadvantaged students with the goal of eradicating systemic poverty in our nation by helping young people to becoming creative and industrious at all levels of society. They offer a gap year program and are involved with several school outreach programs and community upliftment initiatives. Their […]

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Sika, the Burkard family and Saint‐Gobain have signed agreements which terminate and resolve their legal dispute

SIKA, BURKARD FAMILY AND SAINT‐GOBAIN FIND OVERALL AGREEMENT

Sika, the Burkard family and Saint‐Gobain have signed agreements which terminate and resolve their dispute to the common benefit of all parties involved and that of their respective shareholders and stakeholders. The following has been agreed: (more…)

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