The Rezidor Hotel Group has opened a Park Inn by Radisson in Nairobi's Westlands, the 35th hotel in its African portfolio..
20 Apr 2017
Hilton Worldwide announced new properties and extensions at AHIF. Among the new hotels agreed is Africa's first modular build hotel, Africa's tallest hotel in Nairobi, and...
4 Oct 2016
We often take for granted our access to vast quantities of inexpensive goods manufactured overseas. And we often overlook the unassuming innovation that has made this global industrial revolution possible: the shipping container...
Morgan Saletta 29 Aug 2016
Bakhresa Group has appointed SA's Verde Hotels to...
5 Jul 2016
This year, the Architect Africa Film Festival (#AAFF2016) opened up its call for participants to showcase new productions, emerging filmmakers and students...
22 Jun 2016
The Tete Junction shopping centre opened recently in the Tete Province of Mozambique. The centre features the first Shoprite store in the province...
8 Dec 2015
Those who did arrive early on Friday at the Design Indaba were rewarded by listening to Issa Diabate, who apparently even trended on Twitter during his presentation.
Terry Levin 3 Mar 2014
Due to increased access to connectivity and the associated predicted urbanisation, African cities wishing to uplift their populations into the 21st century are going to have to start focusing today on what the city of tomorrow will look like, according to professional services firm Deloitte.
25 Feb 2014
ASMARA ERITREA: Eritrea's capital Asmara boasts buildings unlike anywhere else in Africa, a legacy of its Italian colonial past, when architects were given free rein for structures judged too avant-garde back home.
22 Aug 2013
The Tour & Taxis building in Brussels, Belgium is a brick, glass and wrought iron example of 19th-century architecture. The massive formerly industrial site is now home to cultural events and business offices. Its new purpose deserves a new design. Vincent Callebaut Architecture recently released plans to turn the concrete heritage site into a green, sustainable, modern piece of architecture in line with the goals of conservation in urban spaces.
Jamie Matroos 5 Apr 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.
29 Mar 2017
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