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The Rubik, designed by DHK Architects and developed by Abland, consists of premium residential apartments above luxury offices and high-end retail space, housed within a distinctive modern glass-clad “tiered” building.


The Rubik, a newly launched luxury mixed-use building situated in the heart of Cape Town’s CBD is set to challenge property development in South Africa with its iconic and unique architecture and design. (more…)

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Marianne Fassler’s Resort 16 Collection will form part of 100% Textire.


The Cape’s leading décor, design and lifestyle exhibition takes place from 29 April to 2 May 2016. This year’s exhibition will include 100% Textile, an exclusive exhibition showcasing commissioned fabric designs presented by 100% Design South Africa. The exhibition takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre and a trade-focused day will take place […]

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Nadia van der Mescht


Decorex SA’s Creative Business Exchange workshops, dedicated to helping designers build a successful creative design brand, is coming to the Mother City on 24th April 2015, alongside Decorex Cape Town. This  half-day forum, aimed at individuals and small businesses in the interior design, décor, architecture, product and craft sectors, is aimed at stimulating creative thinking. […]

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Trevyn and Julian McGowan of Guild

Design stars head for Guild design fair in February

Carlo Massoud will be at Guild  As the world awakens to the economic potential of Africa, all eyes are on its sources and likely staying power. A leading supporter of design-driven economic growth, Southern Guild is putting the spotlight on the continent with GUILD, Africa’s only international design fair in Cape Town from 25 February […]

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SA’s brightest green stars are honoured

South Africa’s top rated Green Star buildings and top green building professionals were announced at the Green Star Leadership Awards 2014, held at the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) Convention, sponsored by Nedbank, in Cape Town last week. For their stellar contributions to green building in South Africa, this year’s big winners of these […]

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Cape Town hosts 7th Annual Green Building Council of South Africa Convention next week

Africa’s premier green building event – the annual Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) Convention – takes place next week with more than 600 property, architecture and sustainability professionals gathering in the Mother City. The convention, now in its seventh year, is the GBCSA’s flagship event and has major backing from the property finance […]

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Range Industrial IMP

Growthpoint’s Range Industrial Park goes up

Construction at Growthpoint Properties’ Range Industrial Park in Blackheath, Cape Town, is well underway. Growthpoint acquired a strategic site in Blackheath in late 2013 and is forging ahead with its development. Progress has begun on the brickwork, concrete and steel structures as well as the roof structure. The Range Industrial Park is zoned for industrial […]

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Another top industry accolade for Cradlestone Mall

The multiple award-winning Cradlestone Mall in Krugersdorp added to its growing trophy cabinet last week by winning the prestigious overall Spectrum Award in the South African Council of Shopping Centre’s (SACSC) annual Retail Development & Design Awards (RDDA) in Cape Town. The award for the best new shopping centre development in the country represents another […]

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SMITH interior

SMITH Studio housed in restored building

A thoroughfare of Cape Town for more than four hundred years, Cape Town’s Church Street has become a node of artistic talent and now welcomes its latest addition, SMITH Studio, a contemporary fine art gallery. While SMITH will be home to contemporary fine art, these modern works will be housed in a historical building whose […]

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MBAWC Executive Director, Rob Johnson

Statement by the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape

Rob Johnson: In memory of a master builder It is with deep sadness that we learnt last week of the passing of our Executive Director, Rob Johnson.  The loss we feel of his friendship, counsel and leadership is immense. Rob will be remembered for his commitment to education and the upholding of standards in the […]

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