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Saint-Gobain Gyproc’s new website

SAINT-GOBAIN LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE USER-FRIENDLY WEBSITE

Saint-Gobain Gyproc has announced the launch of their new website which gives quick access to information on all Gyproc products, systems and solutions for walling, ceiling and plasters. This website, with its detailed content, highlights the wide-ranging products available from this leading interior building solutions group. (more…)

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Winner in the ADOPT-a-School category of Saint-Gobain’s Architecture for Social Gain Awards was Kate Otten Architects

BREAKING GROUND AT MOTSHEGOFADIWA PRIMARY SCHOOL

Habitat and construction company Saint-Gobain celebrated its 350th anniversary in 2015, and to mark this noteworthy milestone, sponsored an architectural awards programme in Mexico, India and South Africa – The Architecture for Social Gain Awards. These awards were conceptualised by Saint-Gobain to recognise and reward talent in the design of spaces that promote learning and […]

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Akusto absorbers significantly improve indoor sound quality and noise absorption

NEW VISUALLY APPEALING INDOOR SOUND ABSORBERS

Ecophon, a division of Saint-Gobain, has introduced a revolutionary multipurpose product into South Africa that not only looks great, but also significantly improves indoor sound quality and noise absorption. (more…)

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Skateistan international Skate School in Johannesburg.

INNER CITY SKATE SCHOOL MADE FROM CONTAINERS

Skateistan is an award-winning non-profit organisation that uses skateboarding and education for youth empowerment. It has its roots in Kabul, Afghanistan, where it was formed in 2007, when its founder Oliver Percovich, realised that skateboarding could be used as a “hook” to attract low-income youth living on the street to enrol in various programmes designed […]

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Interior building solutions group Saint-Gobain’s Upgrade My Home campaign invites South African consumers to enter a competition in which they can win a home upgrade

WIN A HOME UPGRADE WITH SAINT-GOBAIN

Interior building solutions group, Saint-Gobain, wants to increase awareness about the values and benefits of its building materials and in a unique marketing campaign, is asking South African consumers to enter a competition in which they can win a home upgrade. (more…)

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FROM POLLLUTION TO PRESCHOOL

“Turn trash into treasure” is the slogan used by the Ecobrick Exchange, a collaborative non-profit organisation which creates reusable building blocks by filling used plastic bottles with non-biodegradable litter. This alternative construction form creates opportunities to reduce litter, landfill and unsafe learning environments. (more…)

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DSC9969 – FUTURE Category Trophy Winners: KHM Architects
Names:  left to right – Bongani Bingwa, Denis Simonin, Wayne Mansfield, Evan Lockhart Barker

SOCIAL GAIN 2015 AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Saint-Gobain has announced the winners of their inaugural Architecture for Social Gain 2015 awards. (more…)

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SAINT-GOBAIN LAUNCHES SOCIAL GAIN AWARDS FOR ARCHITECTS AND STUDENTS

The Architecture for Social Gain Awards 2015, conceptualiSed by Saint-Gobain in association with the South African Institute of Architects, to recognise and reward talent in the design of spaces that promote learning and development, was launched today. This initiative forms part of the locally planned celebratory activities to commemorate the global 350 year anniversary of […]

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Cradlestone Mall wins International Award

The 9th Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy awards took place in Berlin, Germany on Friday, 6 June 2014. Cradlestone Mall was named the winner in the Commercial section of the global awards. Cradlestone Mall, designed by architects Bentel & Associates is situated on the edge of The Cradle of Humankind in Muldersdrift, Gauteng. This project combines […]

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Blog launched to share, celebrate and debate SA architecture and interior spaces

Leading interior solutions company, Saint-Gobain Gyproc has announced the launch of the their blog, FutureSpaces, which is the result of the identified need to create a central repository for South African Architects, Interior Designers, Developers, Homeowners and clients to share best practices, highlight key building trends, explore sustainability issues and celebrate great work. FutureSpaces provides […]

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