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With 2016 bringing a year of unexpected developments across the globe, there are now diverse global realities impacting the African continent as a whole and Southern Africa's construction industry in particular...
Soren Du Preez 10 Feb 2017
In many professional fields, the explosion of multimedia options have given the public an array of resources and 'wisdom' on architecture, medicine, IT and graphics, to name a few...
Kevin Bingham 11 Jan 2017
Drought, local political uncertainty and ongoing global macro-economic instability have placed many businesses on the back foot as they go into the New Year...
11 Jan 2017
Architecture has more to offer the South African context than ever before, largely due to the opportunities offered by transformative development frameworks...
Yashaen Luckan 11 Jan 2017
The use of virtual reality (VR) technology - and not only in the design phases, but throughout the construction phases and in facilities management too - is quickly becoming the biggest trend in the built space today...
William Johnston 11 Jan 2017
Although SA has made huge leaps in provision of clean water, there is still a significant amount of untreated sewage contaminating our water courses...
Theunis Coetzer 11 Jan 2017
Despite numerous appeals made to government by industry, not enough has happened this past year to improve South Africa's water infrastructure...
Jan Venter 10 Jan 2017
Dissatisfied urbanites increasingly experience carbon emissions, resource indulgence, aching infrastructure and the resulting gridlock, disempowered local economies and degradation...
Donia Kamstra 10 Jan 2017
There remains a huge interest and demand in affordable housing in South Africa...
Karen Petersen 10 Jan 2017
The construction industry has always been cyclic, enjoying a boom for several consecutive years only to face a slump afterwards. Eventually, things pick up again...
Larry Feinberg 9 Jan 2017
The City of Paris on Tuesday, 28 March, dumped French-Swiss group LafargeHolcim as supplier of sand for the makeshift "Paris Plages" beach over the company's readiness to supply cement for US President Donald Trump's controversial border wall.
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Portuguese startup Ecocubo's 96ft2 prefab is intended to host nomads who find themselves roughing it in the wild. It's an environmentally friendly alternative living space designed by architect António Fernandes in collaboration with the Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto (UPTEC).
Bo Bushwinkel 16 Mar 2017
Regional power events in Africa, including EAPIC and WAPIC, have been renamed to Future Energy, in order to reflect the optimism and potential of the energy and power sectors on the continent.
24 Feb 2017