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PROPERTY-DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS PRODUCE EARTH-FRIENDLY BUILDINGS

Who would have believed that modern architectural splendour could be environmentally friendly and sustainable? Well, it can, and it is! (more…)

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Abland and Tiber break ground on Phase 1 of the Sandton Gate precinct development.

SANDTON GATE BREAKS GROUND

Abland and Tiber, joint developers on the Sandton Gate precinct, have announced that they have broken ground on Phase 1 of the development with the bulk earthworks. Phase 1 will include 15 500 m² commercial space; 13 000m² P-grade office space and a 2 500m² gym positioned on the piazza level of the building. (more…)

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SUSTAINABLE PRACTICE FOR GBCSA’S NEW ROSEBANK HOME

After tying up the final ends of its interior installation project in December last year, Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) now holds the keys to its new custom-fitted sustainable offices in Rosebank. (more…)

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GREEN BLOCK MAKING TECHNOLOGY FOR GIBA BUSINESS PARK

Giba Business Park, a unique development set in the Giba Valley just outside Westmead in KwaZulu-Natal, has developed its facilities for a variety of its successful businesses using innovative Hydraform block making technology. The Hydraform technology has since proved to be the ideal solution for Giba, not only from a cost perspective, but more importantly […]

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The Paragon Group clinches four major awards at the South SAPOA awards.

PARAGON GROUP WINS BIG AT SAPOA AWARDS 2017

The Paragon Group has confirmed its place as one of the premier architecture and design firms in South Africa, with Paragon Architects and Paragon Interface clinching four major awards at the South African Property Owners’ Association (SAPOA) awards held during its recent annual convention in Cape Town. (more…)

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PRECAST CONCRETE PANELS ADD LUSTRE TO GREEN WATERFRONT OFFICE DEVELOPMENT

Over 1 000m² of precast concrete panelling has been used to clad a section of the external façade of No.1 Silo, South Africa’s latest and largest green office building.  Completed in September at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront and spanning 18 000m², it is also one of Africa’s most advanced sustainable buildings. Incorporating numerous green-design attributes, recycled waste […]

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Six stars for V&A Waterfront’s No. 1 Silo

The new No.1 Silo office building at the V&A Waterfront has been awarded a 6 star Green Star SA rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa. The No. 1 Silo office development is South Africa’s latest – and largest – green office building. It is only the second building to be awarded a […]

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SAVA Exhibits at 2012 Green Building Council Conference & Exhibition

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) held its fifth annual Convention and Exhibition at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) last week from Tuesday, October 23 to Thursday, October 25.  Providing access to the latest local and international opinions, interventions and decisions around sustainability and the Built environment, reputable organisations such as […]

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Atterbury develops vibrant R1,3 billion mixed-use Newtown Junction

Leading property investment and development company Atterbury has broken ground for an exceptional new R1,3 billion mixed-use retail and business development in the Johannesburg CBD.   Newtown Junction will comprise a 40,000sqm shopping centre, offices of around equal size, a hotel, gym, and four levels of basement parking providing 2,400 bays. All this will integrate […]

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Financial services giant moves to a new green home

Alexander Forbes, one of South Africa’s largest legacy diversified financial services businesses, is moving its 2 200 Johannesburg staff into a new eight storey, R840-million, 36 950 square metre head office at 115 West Street, Sandton, between 1st September and 1st October 2012. Since 115 West is one of Sandton’s, and indeed South Africa’s, most […]

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