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MAN Corporate Centre / Architect: Max Bögl Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG / Photo: Aspectfoto Königsbrunn / Reynaers system used: CW 86 (curtain wall bespoke solution), parallel opening window


Freedom of shapes and styles When it comes to design freedom, aluminium is the material of choice. Styles, shapes, dimensions, opening types, colours and accessories. You can decide everything yourself. This allows you to express your own personality in the building style of your project. (more…)

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Assa Abloy launches new glass door locking systems

ASSA ABLOY, specialist manufacturer and supplier of a diverse range of word-class secure, safe and convenient door opening systems, has introduced a new range of superior quality door opening solutions for glass door systems. The ASSA ABLOY Group owes its global leadership standing as a door opening solutions specialist to a collection of high quality […]

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The First 100% Design South Africa Awards – Winners

The first 100% Design South Africa awards were announced at the C.O Design Launch Pad Theatre on Thursday the 7th at 100% Design South Africa.  Presented by Liz Morris, editor of Condé Nast House & Garden and Julian Gelb, ex Home Fabrics at a reception at 100% Design South Africa the awards were given in […]

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TAL develops new mosaic adhesive for 300 on Kent

TAL recently developed a customised ultra-white mosaic adhesive to install colourful glass mosaic tiles at 300 on Kent, the new office building of the JD Group’s Financial Services business in Randburg. The four storey building features a different colour scheme on each floor and this colour scheme is replicated in the bathrooms through the use […]

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Engen’s recycling initiative launches in JHB and Pretoria

After successfully rolling out to 12 Engen service stations in Cape Town, Engen with partners Woolworths and Nampak have now launched the next phase. This month, a total of 23 new recycling units were placed at Engen sites in Johannesburg and Pretoria. Over the next six months, an additional 40 recycling units will be placed […]

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A home’s best friend

Busy bathrooms, steamy kitchens, open windows and doors, well-worn furniture and traffic-trodden floors, these are the telltale signs of a home well lived-in and loved. These are also the realities that need considering when choosing furnishings and fittings. A growing-family with climbing tots, mischievous young’ins and self-obsessed teens; a pet-friendly environment with chewing pups and […]

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Best view on insulation

Best view on insulation There is little more pleasurable than basking in winter sunshine slivering through a glass window or door on a cold day. These magic moments have us following the lazy sun with lizard-like devotion and curling our toes in wooly socks with delight. But alas, as soon as the sun is cloaked […]

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New technologies

Advancements in the world of glass and aluminium have seen architects experimenting with their designs, while at the same time giving their buildings and energy efficient boost. According to AFSA, the Aluminium Federation of Southern Africa, the South African aluminium industry is one of the industrial pillars of the South African economy. Fortunately it is […]

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A sophisticated choice

In this article we focus on the benefits which aluminium and glass offer architects. From a maintenance point of view as well as in considerations of practicality, we find out why more and more architects are including glass and aluminium in their upcoming designs. Q Which primary attributes of glass and aluminium make them a […]

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