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The Deck & Flooring Expo, co-located with WoodEX for Africa 2018, is set to host its inaugural instalment from 11-13 July at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg.


From the organisers of the highly-acclaimed timber trade expo, WoodEX for Africa, a new, specialised trade expo targeted at the residential, commercial and industrial flooring and decking markets will soon make its debut. The Deck & Flooring Expo, co-located with WoodEX for Africa 2018, is set to host its inaugural instalment from 11-13 July at […]

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Harold Johnson, this year’s winner from the University of Johannesburg is pictured with an illustration of his thesis project entitled The ‘Dark’City.

Corobrik honours architecture students

Energy efficient mechanisms and interventions to better sustain the environment are not just nice to haves – they are integral to a more sustainable future and building standards and regulations are likely to be revised and fine tuned going forward to support such an end. The architectural profession is central to the solution. Speaking at […]

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SA Embassy in Washington DC has a striking new feature

Among the more than 175 diplomatic missions in Washington, D.C., few stand out more than the South African Embassy on Massachusetts Avenue’s Embassy Row.  Marked by its iconic Nelson Mandela statue, the embassy’s twin Dutch Colonial buildings are now joined in the middle by a new glass atrium shaded with a striking Cambridge Architectural wire […]

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What’s On – Century Home Design Expo

The first of three Home Design Expos hosted by Century Property Developments will be held at Blue Hills Country & Equestrian Estate on the weekend of 21/22 June. Show times are 09h00-17h00 and entrance is free. Nine consortiums of architect, builder, interior designer and landscaper will have interactive stands displaying what is possible when designing […]

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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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Investors and university students’ parents creating Cape property boom

Savvy property investors and parents of some of South Africa’s top university students are spearheading a mini property boom in one of Cape Town’s most established suburbs, in the wake of a shortage of affordable top-end accommodation in the city’s leafy Southern Suburbs. Kenilworth, one of the city’s oldest established suburbs, has just taken the […]

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Increasing global exposure for C&CI film competition winners

Increasing global exposure for C&CI film competition winners   The prize-winning entries in the Cement & Concrete Institute’s Moving Space annual short film competition for students are enjoying increasing global exposure.   Locally, in September this year, the five prize-winning entries for the ‘Science Friction’-themed 2011 competition were screened at a film festival at the […]

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Exhibition opening: Peter Rich: Learnt in Translation

The KZN Institute for Architecture is thrilled to host this multi-media exhibition tracing the development of Peter Rich’s work to date. The exhibition was created for the Sophia Gray Memorial events in 2011, a prestigious award made once a year to an architect who has made a significant contribution to SA Architecture.   The exhibition […]

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Casestudy: Maximum energy savings all year for green school

The situation: Cape Town-based Lunar Products, supplier of LLumar Window Film, was approached by DTM/Spoormaker Consulting Engineering to provide a window film to maintain maximum energy savings all year round. Their client, Gina Mattei, the principal of the Old Mutual Green’scool Early Learning Centre in Pinelands, Cape Town, a large crèche (280 children in a […]

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SAISC participates in bringing out another noteworthy architect

Each year, the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) participates in bringing to South Africa a noteworthy architect. This year, they brought Andrew Tyley of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners famous for their work on iconic structures including: The Millennium Dome (O2), Centre Pompidou, Lloyd’s of London, Terminal 5 Heathrow Airport and Terminal 4 […]

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