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Trend hawks bring global predictions to SA retail congress

Two international trend hawks fly into Cape Town next week, bringing inspiration and insight for the annual gathering of SA’s retail heavyweights. Trend-spotters London-based Lady Kinvara Balfour and Zurich-based Magnus Lindkvist are both scheduled to speak at the 18th Annual Congress of the SA Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC). The conference theme this year, appropriately, […]

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GBCSA Convention to inspire with uniquely African green innovation

If you think green building doesn’t impact you, it’s time to think again. Green building’s influence and importance reaches far beyond the construction industry. It is a critical intersection for many disciplines as it plays a key role in our economy, the latest trends, our mobility and enjoyment of public spaces and, in fact, just […]

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Corobrik-SAIA Awards celebrate architectural excellence

The cream of South Africa’s architectural talent was acknowledged for their talent and skill at the 2013/14 Corobrik-SAIA Awards of Excellence and Merit at a gala dinner at the ICC Durban on 1 August. Presented by Corobrik and the South African Institute for Architects (SAIA), the awards represent the highest accolade that can be awarded […]

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Tile Africa Contracts supplies exclusive tile to Coricraft stores

Coricraft is continuing its relationship with Tile Africa Contracts and has entrusted the company to supply tiles for its latest retail stores. Tile Africa Contracts’ national footprint suits national retailers such as Coricraft as it’s able to offer strategic distribution centres, centralised co-ordination for national projects as well as specialised advice from its well-equipped consultants […]

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Sika celebrates national launch of new Sikafloor Range

Sika South Africa launched the new Sikafloor Econo and Decorative range at all the major hubs throughout South Africa, targeting architects and specialised engineers. Branches in Durban, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and Gauteng held launch events at their premises between 28 May and 5 June 2014.   Sikafloor-263 SL is a two-part epoxy self-levelling, broadcast […]

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Cape Town Design NPC Announces Broadcasting Partnership with Smile 90.4FM for World Design Capital 2014

Cape Town Design NPC, the implementation agency of World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 (WDC 2014), has partnered with Cape Town-based radio station, Smile 90.4FM to promote WDC 2014 through its active, growing listenership. Head of WDC 2014 and CEO of Cape Town Design NPC, Alayne Reesberg said: “We are delighted to work with the […]

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Many Steel Award 2014 entries reflect steel’s popularity for social investment projects. The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) reports that many of the more than 60 entries into Steel Awards 2014 reflect how steel has become the material of choice in a growing number of social investment-type projects. “This is in large part […]

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The Caesarstone Kitchen Designers 2014 competition is open until 31 July, welcoming kitchen designers, architects and interior architects located all over South Africa to enter for two chances to win R50,000!

Designers may enter as many designs as they like, but each kitchen must have been installed between 1 July 2013 and 31 July 2014 in South Africa, with each kitchen featuring Caesarstone materials. Entrants must complete a simple online entry form and enter their designs in either the Comfort or Luxury categories in order to […]

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World Design Capital 2014 Pitching Sessions: A platform for collaboration and growth

One of the aims of World Design Capital (WDC) 2014 is to nurture, promote and ensure the sustainability of the more than 460 recognised projects that demonstrate how design can improve lives. One of the platforms Cape Town Design NPC created was the WDC Pitching Sessions (#WDC099). These sessions give project owners the opportunity to […]

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Countdown to the first 100% Design South Africa

The renowned international design exhibition 100% Design is launching on the African continent for the first time in August during a dynamic year that has seen Cape Town host The World Design Capital and the international design programme Design Network Africa winning the inaugural African Design Award in Gabon. 100% Design South Africa is an […]

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