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Take a look at the design for Pullman Accra Airport City in Accra, Ghana, the largest project designed by Paragon Architects and under construction at present.

PARAGON ARCHITECTS’ LARGEST PROJECT

The 365-key Pullman Accra Airport City Hotel & Serviced Apartments in Accra, Ghana is the largest project designed by Paragon Architects and under construction at present. The 40 000 m2 development is substantial in the context of many African cities and the largest hospitality facility of its kind in Ghana. “It is hugely ambitious, and it […]

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Henning Rasmuss, Director, Paragon Group, says that Covid-19 has laid bare challenges that could lead to constructive behaviour change for individuals and companies.

LESSONS FOR SA FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

What are the positive challenges that Covid-19 has laid bare, which deal with how well we as a nation can be? Perhaps it is these early-stage realisations that are the most positive, and that will lead to constructive behaviour change for individuals and companies. (more…)

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SA companies set an example for Africa in dealing with Covid-19 fallout, argues Paragon Group Director Henning Rasmuss.

SA COMPANIES SET EXAMPLE FOR AFRICA

South Africa can set a positive example for the rest of the continent in dealing with the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and its long-term economic and socio-political fallout. This is the view of Paragon Group Director Henning Rasmuss, who comments that South African companies stand to play a vital leadership role in Africa […]

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Paragon Group Director Henning Rasmuss debates the concept of a smart city in an African context.

IS SOUTH AFRICA READY FOR ITS FIRST SMART CITY?

Is South Africa, and indeed the entire continent, ready for its first so-called smart city? South African President Cyril Ramaphosa certainly thinks so, using his State of the Nation Address on 20 June to refer to his “dream of a South Africa where the first entirely new city built in the democratic era rises, with […]

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PARAGON CELEBRATES DIVERSITY THIS WOMEN’S MONTH

Since its inception in 1997, the Paragon Group has always celebrated diversity and inclusivity, with just under half of its employees being women. “We have a passion for what we do, which translates into us being one of the leading architecture and interior architecture practices in South Africa,” Paragon Group Human Resources and Operations Director […]

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The Paragon Group, an architecture and interior architecture practice that has about 45% female representation, celebrates its women associates and directors.

PARAGON GROUP CELEBRATES ITS WOMEN ASSOCIATES AND DIRECTORS

A culture of diversity, inclusivity, innovation, and attention to detail is the main driver of the Paragon Group, an architecture and interior architecture practice that has about 45% female representation at present. (more…)

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Smart cities in an African context require intelligent planning and an active citizenry

SMART CITIES IN AFRICA

Smart cities in an African context require intelligent planning and an active citizenry rather than the overlay of technological solutions more applicable to international markets such as Europe. (more…)

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Habitat Apartments in Kilimani

PARAGON DESIGNS NAIROBI’S FIRST ‘VERTICAL VILLAGE’

Architecture and interior architecture practice Paragon, in conjunction with Design Source of Nairobi, is overseeing Habitat Apartments in Kilimani, a 24-storey, 160-unit mixed-use apartment tower. Under development by Ekco Investments, the project is scheduled for completion by mid-2020. (more…)

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