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Could architainment lure consumers back to shopping centres?

Developers, architects and shopping centres are under increasing pressure, due to the rise of ecommerce, to draw customers back to the physical retail environment...

2 days ago

Architecture a viable, meaningful career choice - SACAP

As part of its focus on Youth Month, the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) is participating in career expos to promote architecture as a viable and meaningful career choice for high school learners...

22 Jun 2017

Last call for Retail, Design and Development Awards entries

There is still time to enter the Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA), hosted by the South African Council of Shopping Centres...

21 Jun 2017

#TEDTalk: Is it time for us to use less glass in our cities?

In this TED Talk, architecture critic Justin Davidson laments the overwhelming use of glass that now dominates the world's cities...

21 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: Architecture is an extension of the natural environment

After being named a regional winner in the 30th Corobrik Architectural Awards, Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny from the University of KwaZulu-Natal went on to scoop the top prize in the national competition...

By Sindy Peters 19 Jun 2017

‘Seed to Seat' hardwood design project launches in South Africa

Seven South African designers are working with American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), to design a ‘Seed to Seat' project at 100% Design South Africa...

15 Jun 2017

Paint courses address skills shortage in local paint industry

Prominent Paints is addressing the skills shortage within the local paint industry by offering free paint courses, twice a month, to experienced and inexperienced painters...

12 Jun 2017

Introducing the Africa Architecture Awards!

The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards aims to recognise and reward worthy projects from across Africa...

8 Jun 2017

Ridge 7 office block gets go-ahead

FWJK Developments has announced the go-ahead of its seventh A Grade office block, Ridge 7, at Ridgeside, Umhlanga...

5 Jun 2017

Research shows if you improve the air quality at work, you improve productivity

Corporate wellness programs focus on biometric screening, diet and exercise programs to improve health and productivity. However, new research has shown...

By Libby Sander 5 Jun 2017

How to shift corporate culture through interior design

According to Hassan Shaikh, founder of Revolve, the environment in which people operate at work has a significant effect on how well they perform...

2 Jun 2017

How would engineers build the Golden Gate Bridge today?

Ever since the Golden Gate Bridge opened to traffic on May 27, 1937, it's been an iconic symbol on the American landscape...

By H. GangaRao & M. Martinez de Lahidalga de Lorenzo 1 Jun 2017

Willowlamp scoops darc award

Willowlamp, a South African lighting design company, scooped an award at the inaugural darc awards / decorative 2017 gala event held in London in May...

30 May 2017

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Self-financing modular homes for the rural poor

India houses the largest proportion of the global poor with no access to adequate housing and electricity.

By Bongani Shweni 15 Jun 2017

ArcelorMittal tipped to take over Italy's Ilva

A consortium led by global steel giant ArcelorMittal is tipped to take over Italy's troubled Ilva steelworks, one of the most polluting industrial sites in Europe, a source told AFP Friday, 26 May.

29 May 2017

As US mulls action on steel, foreign producers urge caution

Foreign steel producers on Wednesday, 24 May, called for prudence from the Trump administration as it considers possible actions to shield domestic companies from unfair imports on national security grounds.

26 May 2017

Seven factors to consider in hiring painting contractors for your office

If the physical appearance of individuals really matters in business, then it's reasonable to say that how good-looking your office is tells a lot about the business you get. One shouldn't be surprised when a shabby office attracts only low-budget, pain-in-the-behind clients.

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