Steel Construction Digitisation Tool Ushers in New Era in Connection Design

The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction has developed a digital tool that enables the structural engineer to design the appropriate structural steel connection at the ‘press of a button’. SAISC education director Spencer Erling says that this programme will revolutionise the steel construction industry. “Imagine a digital tool on your laptop, tablet or smart […]

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Why Grade 304 stainless steel is a great choice for your bathroom

Craig Taylor from leading bathroom accessory and heated towel rail suppliers, Bathroom Butler, offers us an overview on the impressive benefits of choosing bathroom accessories made from Grade 304 stainless steel.   When it comes to choosing your accessories for your bathroom, something that may not be top of mind is the material that it […]

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Crystal Park Sales Escalating

CRYSTAL Park, an affordable housing suburb under development in Johannesburg, was demonstrating the demand for sustainable, middle-income accommodation among South Africans with phase one to be virtually completed by March. Situated in Benoni, the housing estate is a keynote development providing the sought-after residential area with a much-needed housing solution. It consists of a wide […]

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LOOK OUT FOR THE LATEST DÉCOR AND LIFESTYLE TRENDS AT DECOREX DURBAN

Information about new trends, new décor styles, new fashions and fads are coming at us thick and fast. It’s hard to make sense of it all and to find the look and lifestyle that suits our needs. That’s why Decorex Durban, the annual showcase of the latest décor, design and lifestyle brands, is a great […]

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This is the only way to save electricity

Unless an invention is introduced to supply all the electricity needs of society, to date tariff hikes and other methods have not been enough to encourage sufficient energy conservation. However, a new technology — one that has been improved for accuracy and efficacy — has now been introduced to the market, which is a product […]

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Pitch Perfect: World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 Projects

Cape Town Design NPC, together with facilitator Charles Maisel, will be hosting the second pitching session for World Design Capital (WDC) Cape Town 2014 recognised projects on Tuesday 25 February when project owners will pitch to an audience of potential funders, mentors and collaborators under the banner of “LiveDesign. TransformLife”. The first pitching session saw […]

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Introduction to Photovoltaic Solar course

This PV course not only trains you on all the basics of modules, design and implementation but has the additional benefit of teaching you on how to make a profitable living from PV solar in South Africa. The Solar Training Centre of South Africa’s introductory course to photovoltaic (PV) solar, brought to you by SunCybernetics, […]

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Award winning Japanese architect to display work at Johannesburg event

Japan certainly has defined its reputation as a pioneer in design, with at least one name jumping to mind, that of world renowned Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma. Kengo Kuma & Associates, a group of more than 150 architects based in Tokyo and Paris, are well known for their diverse design projects throughout the world, and […]

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Launch of Better Living Challenge home competition

Call for sustainable solutions to improve living conditions in low-income households – R500 000 of support for each competition winner to take their idea to market Home improvement solutions for the low income housing market, that are innovative, affordable and use green technology, could soon be available locally.  This follows the call for entries to the […]

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Retail Giant Shoprite Commits To Gosforth Park

Listed retail giant, Shoprite Holdings, has committed to a 10-year lease in The Green Precinct at Gosforth Business Park, one of Improvon’s flagship developments in Gauteng. Business Development Executive at Improvon, Grant Lewington, confirmed Shoprite’s lease commenced in January 2014. The building was constructed to Africa’s largest food retailer’s exacting specifications to include 15m to […]

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