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The iconic Rosebank Link building features South Africa’s first custom-designed full-colour LED video screen engineered to be an integral part of the building’s fabric.

SA’S FIRST SMART LIGHTING ARCHITECTURAL INSTALLATION

Johannesburg’s Rosebank has long been known as a cosmopolitan, trend-setting district, but now, thanks to digital display services company Primary Colours, it’s not just the street fashion that’s turning heads. (more…)

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Paragon Architects South Africa (PASA), part of the Paragon Group of architecture and interior architecture companies, has been awarded a Level 1 rating for 2018

Paragon Architects awarded Level 1 B-BBEE accreditation

Paragon Architects South Africa (PASA), part of the Paragon Group of architecture and interior architecture companies, has been awarded a Level 1 rating for 2018, in accordance with the Construction Sector Code issued under Section 9(1) of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Act No. 53 of 2003. (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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Sasol building on Katherine Street in Sandton is designed to embody the values of the organisation

CORPORATE JEWEL

The new crystalline building on Katherine Street in Sandton, Johannesburg, for multinational petrochemical company Sasol, is designed to bring together up to 7 500 staff members who previously occupied 14 separate buildings spread across various areas in Johannesburg, concentrated in Rosebank, but also including Randburg and Bryanston. (more…)

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Urban puzzle newars completion - Bowman Gilfillian Building on Alice Lane

URBAN PUZZLE NEARS COMPLETION

The Sandton skyline is forever shaped by the remarkable Alice Lane buildings designed by Paragon Architects. We spoke to the team behind this ambitious project as the last of the six buildings nears completion, about the technology that’s enabled them to push design boundaries. (more…)

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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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Top international architects heading to the Mother City

Five international architects renowned for their cutting edge thinking, including David Adjaye (UK), Atelier Bow-Wow founders Yoshiharu Tsukamoto and Momoyo Kajima (Japan) and Joe Osae-Addo (Ghana) will join a host of innovative South African architects as speakers at the Architecture ZA 2012 Biennial Festival, to be held at Cape Town City Hall, from Thursday, 13 […]

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Dulux Trade’s Ecosure maximizes sustainability and performance at Eastgate 20 in Sandton CBD

The high profile Eastgate 20 building that has been redeveloped on the corner of Grayston Drive and Katherine Street in Sandton is an excellent example of the perfect balance being achieved between design, sustainability and performance.   Dulux Trade’s Ecosure range played an important role in ensuring that the decorative coatings element of the redevelopment […]

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Dauphin HumanDesign Group integral to success of Alexander Forbes project

The Dauphin HumanDesign Group recently commented on being awarded the tender for the soon to be completed Alexander Forbes building in central Sandton by Paragon Architects. Why was Dauphin awarded the tender – what did their chairs have that got them the tender over their competitors and what criteria did they have to meet so […]

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P&G Moves Into New Green Building

Environmental sustainability standards are playing an increasingly important role in decision making for companies across the globe. The decision to relocate the Procter & Gamble (P&G) South and East Africa head office was no exception.   P&G, the global manufacturer of leading consumer brands such as Pampers, Gillette and Pantene, has relocated to the innovatively […]

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