The University of Zululand opens R40-million state-of-the-art residential upgrade

FACEBRICK MAKES FOR HEALTHY LIVING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND

The University of Zululand – one of the country’s oldest and most remote tertiary institutions – is celebrating the opening of a R40-million state-of-the-art residential upgrade at its main KwaDlangezwa Campus. (more…)

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Chryso Southern Africa has launched a new product, LuminTech, that adds an attractive luminous glow to concrete surfaces after dark.

COLOURFUL CONCRETE THAT GLOWS AFTER DARK

Chryso Southern Africa has launched a new product that adds an attractive luminous glow to concrete surfaces after dark. (more…)

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SHAPING THE FUTURE OF FAUCETS, ONE 3D LAYER AT A TIME

For a designer, there is nothing more exciting than being asked to remove all constraints, ignore all the conventions, and explore new frontiers offered by a cutting-edge manufacturing technique ― in this case: 3D printing. (more…)

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dhk architects has unveiled proposals for an elegant new office development, 35 Lower Long, situated in Cape Town’s growing Foreshore precinct.

DYNAMIC OFFICE TOWER PLANNED FOR CAPE TOWN’S FORESHORE

dhk architects has unveiled proposals for an elegant new office development, 35 Lower Long, situated in Cape Town’s growing Foreshore precinct. Designed for land owner Ellerine Brothers and developers Abland, the new tower replaces a lower building designed in the late eighties.  (more…)

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BASF and photovoltaic technology company SoloPower Systems have launched the seamless and multi-layered roofing system

BASF AND SOLOPOWER LAUNCH NEW ROOFING SOLUTION

BASF and SoloPower Systems, a photovoltaic technology company, have officially launched a seamless and multi-layered roofing system that is an interface between a building and the environment. (more…)

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The inaugural Grand Prix and Category Winners of the Africa Architecture Awards were announced

AFRICA’S LEADING ARCHITECTS REVEALED!

At a gala awards ceremony held on the rooftop of the Zeitz MOCAA in Cape Town, the inaugural Grand Prix and Category Winners of the Africa Architecture Awards were announced on the evening of Thursday, 28 September 2017. (more…)

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The dynamic duo of Brian Algar and Rossella Grimaldi have been entrusted with steering the Pool Spa Group safely through its next growth phase.

SA’S LEADING FOUNTAIN ENGINEERS FOR 37 YEARS

Ian Hopkins founded Pool Spa & Filtration (Pty) Ltd with a vision of providing global-standard technology and superior quality supplies to the local fountain, pool and pond design industry. Ian’s hands-on approach to management and values-driven leadership style are the reasons why, 37 years later, the Pool Spa Group has established itself as the leader […]

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sasfa holds workshop in Knysna

ADVANTAGES OF LIGHT STEEL FRAME HOUSES IN KNYSNA

The Southern African Light Steel Frame Building Association (SASFA) held a well- attended workshop in Knysna to present light steel frame building (LSFB) as a possible solution for the replacement of houses destroyed during the recent spate of fires. The event was sponsored by ArcelorMittal, Marley Building Systems and Saint-Gobain. (more…)

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The Call for Entry for the fourth edition of the PPC Imaginarium Awards has officially opened

ENTRIES TO THE 2018 PPC IMAGINARIUM AWARDS ARE OPEN!

The Call for Entry for the fourth edition of the PPC Imaginarium Awards has officially opened and the competition is inviting entries for its 2018 round. The 2017 awards received an unprecedented total of 869 entries, from which 55 finalists were selected. On the back of this success, the PPC Imaginarium is encouraging emerging creatives […]

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Nearly completed Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in East London

INFORMATION DAY AT CECILIA MAKIWANE HOSPITAL LEAVES ARCHITECTS IMPRESSED

The Border Kei Institute of Architects (BKIA), in partnership with Polyflor SA, recently gave 32 architects a glimpse into what is required to plan and construct a state-of-the-art healthcare facility, by hosting an information day at the nearly completed Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in East London. (more…)

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