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Dr Luyanda Mpahlwa has been inaugurated as President of the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA).

NEW SAIA PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED

Cape Town architect and urban designer, Dr Luyanda Mpahlwa was inaugurated as President of the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) at an event held at the end of last at the Radisson Red Hotel in the V&A Waterfront, a building designed by his architectural firm, Design Space Africa, in association with Peerutin Architects. He […]

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Architect Ivan McCarthy Peens crafted the interiors of luxury fashion label Kat van Duinen’s new flagship boutique in Cape Town’s Silo District at the V&A Waterfront.

NEW KAT VAN DUINEN BOUTIQUE

This September, proudly South African luxury fashion label, Kat van Duinen, opened the doors to its new flagship boutique in the Mother City. (more…)

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The new steel and glass canopy designed by architect Robert Silke

SPECTACULAR R15-MILLION CANOPY PROVIDES SHELTER TO 1 000m2 V&A QUAYSIDE PRECINCT

Although it covers an area of 1 000m2 of outdoor restaurant space, the new R15 million steel and glass canopy at the V&A Waterfront has met the client’s brief to its architects by being ‘99.9% invisible’. (more…)

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The first LIFE Grand Café in Cape Town opens at the V&A Waterfront

LIFE GRAND CAFÉ OPENS AT THE V&A

This summer, the first LIFE Grand Café in Cape Town will be opening its doors at the V&A Waterfront in a free-standing 1902 heritage building right on the water’s edge. Part of the LIFE Group of Companies, the collection of five unique cafes in Johannesburg is known for their mouthwatering soul food, distinctive décor and […]

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SA’s brightest green stars are honoured

South Africa’s top rated Green Star buildings and top green building professionals were announced at the Green Star Leadership Awards 2014, held at the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) Convention, sponsored by Nedbank, in Cape Town last week. For their stellar contributions to green building in South Africa, this year’s big winners of these […]

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V&A SILO DISTRICT - aerial view - artists impression credit V&A Watertfront

V&A COMMITS ADDITIONAL R1.5-BILLION TO SILO DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT

The final phase of the V&A Waterfront’s Silo district is on track for an early 2017 completion at a substantial investment of R1.5 billion. The district is already home to multiple award-winning No1 and No2 Silo developments, and is the location of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) currently being developed in […]

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Growthpoint Properties shines at SAPOA excellence awards

Growthpoint Properties was today awarded a bouquet of prestigious SAPOA (South African Property Owners Association) Innovative Excellence Awards 2014 for ground-breaking property development. SAPOA announced the award winners at its award ceremony at the 46th annual SAPOA International Property Convention and Exhibition in Cape Town. The awards showcase outstanding property development. No. 1 Silo at […]

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The Grain Silo construction team announced at the official ground breaking

V&A ANNOUNCES LOCAL PARTNERS FOR GRAIN SILO MUSEUM CONSTRUCTION

The V&A Waterfront’s historical grain silos took a step forward to becoming the permanent home of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA). At the official ground breaking today the V&A announced the local partners that will work alongside renowned British designer Thomas Heatherwick’s team in the R500 million transformation. In a first […]

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Pitch Perfect: World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 Projects

Cape Town Design NPC, together with facilitator Charles Maisel, will be hosting the second pitching session for World Design Capital (WDC) Cape Town 2014 recognised projects on Tuesday 25 February when project owners will pitch to an audience of potential funders, mentors and collaborators under the banner of “LiveDesign. TransformLife”. The first pitching session saw […]

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GUILD 2014, THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FAIR IN AFRICA

AFRICA’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FAIR LAUNCHES IN CAPE TOWN 27 February to 9 March 2014 at The Lookout, V&A Waterfront As 2014 begins, the global lens will zoom in on Africa as Cape Town gears up to host Africa’s first Design Fair: GUILD. Presenting at the beginning of World Design Capital 2014, GUILD will bring […]

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