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23-year old Hashim Tarmahomed, who is currently doing his Honours degree in Architecture Studies at Wits University, won the recent AfriSam Student Design Challenge.

WITS STUDENT BAGS AFRISAM STUDENT DESIGN CHALLENGE

Since its inception in 2009, the AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award has grown into South Africa’s most prestigious sustainability award programme, attracting an exciting range of entries. By honouring outstanding achievements in sustainable architecture, the awards programme has taken the lead in creating public awareness and debate about sustainability in the built environment. (more…)

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Calling on all architectural practitioners to enter the AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN AWARD CALLS FOR FORWARD THINKERS

Sustainability should be the baseline in all design, and social inclusion should be a defining feature of South African architecture. In support of the all-important sustainability agenda, AfriSam and the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) is announcing a call for entries in the AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award. All architects, engineers, project managers and design […]

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2019 FULTON AWARDS WINNERS AND COMMENDATIONS

The Fulton Awards have grown into southern Africa’s most prestigious concrete accolades. They honour excellence and outstanding achievements in concrete engineering and architecture, creating awareness and discussion around this unique and versatile building material. In the early days a framed certificate was presented to winning entries and a specially designed plaque was awarded to deserving […]

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AfriSam recently announced the winners of its inaugural ConCreativity challenge at a prestigious awards ceremony held at Zeitz MOCAA.

INAUGURAL AFRISAM CONCREATIVITY AWARD

AfriSam recently announced the winners of its inaugural ConCreativity challenge at a prestigious awards ceremony held at Zeitz MOCAA, the largest museum of contemporary African art in the world. (more…)

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AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD SHORTLISTED PROJECTS ANNOUNCED

Following a record number of entries, the shortlisted projects for the fifth AfriSam–South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation have been revealed. (more…)

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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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Partnering with the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in recent years, AfriSam has made its specialists and its laboratory facilities available to UJ for its students – both for practical learning as well as to conduct research.

BUSINESS, ACADEMIA REACH NEW HEIGHTS THROUGH COLLABORATION

Through its technical services arm – the Centre for Product Excellence – construction materials leader AfriSam has been showing what is possible when business collaborates with bright young minds at universities. (more…)

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AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE + INNOVATION ENTRIES NOW OPEN

The biennial AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation, founded by AfriSam and the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA), recognises the contributions that bring sustainable innovation to human living environments through an integrated approach to communities, planning, design, architecture, building practice, natural systems and technology. (more…)

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AfriSam won two of the four accolades bestowed on the industry’s top performers at the recent Southern African ReadyMix Association (SARMA) awards.

CONCRETE INDUSTRY HONOURS AFRISAM WITH TWO TOP AWARDS

Construction materials leader AfriSam dominated at the recent Southern African ReadyMix Association (SARMA) awards by winning two of the four accolades bestowed on the industry’s top performers for 2017. (more…)

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The iconic ‘twisty’ PwC Tower in Midrand

PWC TOWER COMMENDED AT 2017 FULTON AWARDS

The iconic ‘twisty’ PwC Tower in Midrand, together with its slipform, received a Commendation in the buildings greater than three-storeys category at the 2017 biennial Fulton Awards hosted by the Concrete Society of South Africa. The PwC Tower is the 24th tallest twisted building in the world and the only twisted building in Africa. (more…)

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