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White Tulip, the first complete bathroom range designed by Philippe Starck for Duravit, is a delicate and sophisticated collection.

White Tulip by Philippe Starck – La Différence

White Tulip is the first full bathroom created entirely by Philippe Starck. From bathtub, washbasins and furniture, toilets and bidets, to connected mirrors and a complete collection of faucets, the delicate and elegant form of all components within the series echoes the organic silhouette of a tulip in bloom, exuding an sculptural and affectionate character. […]

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Fourways Cape Town rose to the occasion by delivering exceptional design and supply of air conditioners at the O’Two Hotel.

Enhancing the Hotel Guest Experience through Bespoke Heating Solutions

If there’s one thing that hotel owners know for sure, it’s those guests expect consistent comfort in every part of their stay. More than a mint on a pillow or fluffy towels, comfort is also created by perfect indoor temperatures. The kind that inspires relaxation of mind and body. To achieve this, the O’Two Hotel […]

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The winners of the 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards were announced at a first-ever hybrid event hosted by the company in Johannesburg earlier this month.

Winners of 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards announced

The winners of the 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards were announced at a first-ever hybrid event hosted by the company in Johannesburg on Thursday 10 June. The 2019 awards ceremony had to be postponed due to Covid-19, but Corobrik adapted and instead decided to host the 2019 and 2020 awards ceremonies together in […]

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Caribbean architect appointed as new Director of the GSA

The University of Johannesburg (UJ)’s Graduate School of Architecture (GSA) appointed architect and educator Professor Mark Raymond (Trinidad and Tobago/UK) as the new Director of Africa’s largest dedicated postgraduate architectural school. Says Prof Raymond: “The GSA is emerging as one of the most exciting architectural schools in the world and I am delighted at the […]

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Get to know the overall winner of the Nando’s Hot Young Designer (HYD) Talent Search 2020, Katlego Tshuma.

Q&A WITH NANDO’S CLOUT HYD WINNER KATLEGO TSHUMA

We spoke with up-and-coming designer Katlego Tshuma, whose Sangu bench design garnered the overall prize in the Nando’s Hot Young Designer (HYD) Talent Search 2020, a competition that aims to unearth new talent. With the much-awaited competition results announced in November 2020, here’s what this rising star had to say about his process, what design […]

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This year, Solid Green has attained the double milestone of its tenth birthday and one hundred green building certifications! This monumental achievement includes 84 Green Star, 7 Net Zero, 6 EDGE and 3 LEED certified projects.

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS AND 100 CERTIFICATIONS!

Solid Green’s 100th certification milestone was marked by the successful 4-Star Green Star SA multiple building rating for Phase 1 of The Ingress office development in Waterfall City, Gauteng. The development’s first phase comprises two of five buildings in a 20,000sqm premium-grade commercial development by Attacq. (more…)

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Plascon’s Favourite Hue for 2021 is Golden Syrup (Y2-B1-2), a warm, sunny yellow that encapsulates positivity, confidence and joy.

2021’S DELICIOUS NEW FAVOURITE HUE

Never before have our homes – their atmosphere, aesthetic and ambience – been so important. With people spending more time within their four walls than ever before, the need to feel good in general has become essential. (more…)

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Why dormakaba’s touch-free automated entrance solutions are sought-after.

TOUCH-FREE ENTRANCE SOLUTIONS

As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are increasingly turning to technology to stabilise everyday life – with security and access control being top areas of consideration. (more…)

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Samson Moraba, Chairperson of the Board at TUHF and Sqiniseko Mbatha, Financial Analyst at TUHF, share their views on the importance of adopting a green building approach to urban regeneration.

GREENING THE INNER-CITY THROUGH MASSIVE-SMALL IMPACT

There is much debate in the market – from science fraternities to professional services firms and environmentalists – on the benefits that green and sustainable building principles promote. TUHF, a member of the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), has long been committed to investing in South Africa’s inner cities and has adopted the […]

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MiTek’s Ultra-Span light gauge steel roof truss system ensures savings on erection and transport costs whilst being vermin proof and non-combustible.

INNOVATIVE ROOF TRUSS SYSTEM

Often unseen except during the construction phase, roof trusses have traditionally been constructed from wood because of the perceived cost saving. It is often believed that light gauge steel structures cannot compete with timber nail plated roof trusses, especially in the affordable housing market segment. MiTek’s Ultra-Span light gauge steel roof truss system also proves […]

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