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China opens record-breaking transparent bridge

The Hunan province is now home to the longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge in the world...

By Emile Uys 24 Aug 2016

Concrete beach lures Chinese to world's largest building

Claiming to be the world's largest building by floor space, the 1,760,000 square metres of the New Century Global Center are a monument to growing Chinese consumer power, packed with shoppers - and beach bathers a thousand kilometres from the coast...

19 Aug 2016

SA sub-cities to address traffic congestion

According to the 2016 TomTom Traffic Index Report, Cape Town has been ranked the 47th most congested city in the world and the most congested city in South Africa followed by Johannesburg.

17 Aug 2016

Q&A with Dion Chang on SA innovation, design

Trends guru Dion Chang is one of the guest speakers at the fifth edition of Autodesk's University Extension (AUx), an event for design, architectural and engineering professionals...

17 Aug 2016

'Unacceptably low number of women in architecture'

There is a lack of understanding with regards to women architects' issues...

15 Aug 2016

The cities of the future could be built by microbes

You might be disappointed to hear that some intriguing underwater structures recently discovered off the Greek island of Zakynthos are not part of the lost city of Atlantis...

By Martyn Dade-Robertson 10 Aug 2016

Feminine touch at the national architectural awards

Four talented women are among architects from across the country to enter their designs in the 2015/16 Corobrik-SAIA Awards of Excellence and Merit which will be presented at a gala dinner at Shine Studios in Braamfontein on 2 September 2016.

8 Aug 2016

2016 ArchitectureZA SCALEs up

The 6th annual South African architecture conference, ArchitectureZA (AZA16), presented by the SA Institute of Architects and hosted by Wits University, will take place at the university from 1 - 3 September 2016...

4 Aug 2016

Annual Master Builders Congress to build South Africa together

Now in its 111th year, the annual Master Builders Congress will be taking place from 31 August - 2 September 2016 at the Durban International Convention Centre...

2 Aug 2016

How DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town got its 5-star green rating

We spoke to Caroline Coates, marketing manager for DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town about how they achieved their 5-star green rating...

By Cari Van Wyk 1 Aug 2016

Bridge-builders of future figure it out

Budding engineers, from high schools all over the region, put their construction skills to the test at the weekend, when they took part in the South African Institution for Civil Engineering's (SAICE) Bridge Building competition.

By Riaan Marais 29 Jul 2016

Vintage English home trends entering the SA market

The concepts of style and luxury are very subjective, and the quest to create the epitome of each has resulted in some fairly odd design ideas...

28 Jul 2016

Biobased bridge finally brought to life

After years of research, students have created the first demo of a pedestrian bridge made from flax and hemp fibres...

By Kate Walker 22 Jul 2016

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