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The design of a new apartment block designed by StudioMAS, called Thirty Keyes, has been unveiled, adding a residential element to the Keyes Art Mile precinct in Rosebank.

THE GROWTH OF GREEN BUILDING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Green building and sustainability are words that remain at the forefront of conversations for many South Africans and is a trend that has seen continuous growth within the building and construction industry. Jolene Blundell, Saint-Gobain’s Head of Sustainability, elaborates more on this subject and the crucial importance of moving with the times in terms of […]

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Saint-Gobain Gyproc was contracted to stipulate product and fit-out specifications for the interior construction of the recently relocated Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital.

DRYWALL INSTALLATION AUGMENTS HOSPITAL FIT-OUT

Originally located in the centre Cape Town’s City Bowl, CBMH is one of the city’s oldest private hospitals. With 248 beds, 11 theatres and 110 medical doctors and specialists in addition to cardio-catherisation laboratories and other facilities, the 28 000m2 hospital prides itself as a super-specialised centre of excellence in cardiac services and transplantation. (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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Saint-Gobain Ecophon offers an improved range of suspended wall to wall ceilings

ACOUSTIC CEILING SYSTEM TO DELIGHT THE EYES AND EARS

How often do we look up, and admire the ceiling inside a building? The aesthetic and acoustic role played by a ceiling cannot be underestimated, which is why Saint-Gobain Ecophon™ is continually developing products and systems that contribute to a good working environment by enhancing peoples’ wellbeing and performance.  (more…)

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Saint-Gobain Gyproc recently launched an improved version of its BIM Autodesk Revit Template.

SAINT-GOBAIN GYPROC RELAUNCHES BIM SOLUTIONS

Saint-Gobain Gyproc recently launched an improved version of its building information modelling (BIM) Autodesk Revit Template, significantly updating the intelligent 3D model-based process to incorporate revisions, including the addition of ceiling systems as well as wall systems for GraphisoftArchiCad customers. (more…)

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RhinoBoard products for walls and ceilings recently achieved the prestigious Global GreenTag Certification earning GBCSA Level B.

SAINT-GOBAIN GYPROC PLASTERBOARD GETS GLOBAL GREENTAG CERTIFICATION

Saint-Gobain Gyproc’s range of RhinoBoard products for walls and ceilings recently achieved the prestigious Global GreenTag Certification earning GBCSA Level B. (more…)

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The inaugural Grand Prix and Category Winners of the Africa Architecture Awards were announced

AFRICA’S LEADING ARCHITECTS REVEALED!

At a gala awards ceremony held on the rooftop of the Zeitz MOCAA in Cape Town, the inaugural Grand Prix and Category Winners of the Africa Architecture Awards were announced on the evening of Thursday, 28 September 2017. (more…)

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Dulux has won the 2017 TGI Ask Afrika Icon Brand award for the most-loved paint brand in South Africa for six consecutive years.

DULUX WINS “MOST LOVED PAINT BRAND” AWARD

Dulux, manufactured by AkzoNobel, leading paint and coatings manufacturer, has won the 2017 TGI Ask Afrika Icon Brand award for the most-loved paint brand in South Africa for six consecutive years. (more…)

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The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards, founded by Saint-Gobain

AFRICA ARCHITECTURE AWARDS SHORTLIST

The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards, founded by Saint-Gobain, attracted an unprecedented number of entries for an architecture awards programme in its first edition. More than 500 projects registered to enter the awards before the closing date of 14 July 2017, and a total of 307 projects from across the continent, situated in 32 African countries, […]

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The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards

THE FIRST PAN-AFRICAN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS

The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards is noteworthy as the first dedicated Pan-African awards programme of its kind. Launched by founder Saint-Gobain, the awards aim to recognise and reward worthy projects from across the African continent, with one overall winner garnering a $10 000 grand prize. (more…)

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