Go sea life at Cresta
Go sea life at Cresta

As part of its two-year expansion and modernisation project, Cresta Shopping Centre will be launching South Africa's first and only mall-based aquarium early next year...

11 hours ago

Capitec Bank unveils new Stellenbosch head office
Capitec Bank unveils new Stellenbosch head office

The new building will be situated on two vacant and adjacent plots of land on the north-west edge of the Technopark...

1 day ago

Civil construction to commence on Ntshongweni Urban Development early 2019
Civil construction to commence on Ntshongweni Urban Development early 2019

Civil construction on the 2,000-hectare Ntshongweni Urban Development, located 30km west of the Port of Durban on the N3, will commence in early 2019...

14 Sep 2018

Sergei Tchoban wins 2018 European Prize for Architecture
Sergei Tchoban wins 2018 European Prize for Architecture

Russian-German architect Sergei Tchoban has been named the recipient of Europe's highest award for architecture for 2018...

14 Sep 2018

PPC Imaginarium Awards a finalist in 2018 BASA Awards
PPC Imaginarium Awards a finalist in 2018 BASA Awards

The PPC Imaginarium Awards is a finalist in two categories of the 21st Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) Awards...

13 Sep 2018

First detailed photos released for Kengo Kuma's cliff-inspired V&A Dundee Museum
First detailed photos released for Kengo Kuma's cliff-inspired V&A Dundee Museum

The first detailed photographs, captured by Hufton+Crow, have been released for Kengo Kuma's hotly anticipated V&A Dundee Museum in Scotland...

13 Sep 2018

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Conference to highlight critical role of groundwater in SADC

The first annual Groundwater Conference is themed 'Adapting to climate change in the SADC region through water security - a focus on groundwater'...

12 Sep 2018

Safdie Architects releases plans for geared tower in Ecuador
Safdie Architects releases plans for geared tower in Ecuador

Safdie Architects has released plans for a new "geared" tower in Quito, Ecuador...

12 Sep 2018

From economic and water poverty to prosperity
From economic and water poverty to prosperity

We need to unlock more water resources and drive efficiency in our existing supplies to stimulate the economy and job growth...

By Dr Shafick Adams 11 Sep 2018

Dersyn Studio completes floating resort in Thailand
Dersyn Studio completes floating resort in Thailand

Bangkok-based architecture firm Dersyn Studio has completed a floating resort perched on Srinakarin Dam, Kanchanaburi in Thailand...

11 Sep 2018

Laura Swanepoel, head of healthcare, building services, WSP
Custom designing healthcare for Africa

There is no doubt that improving access to healthcare in Africa is a massive task...

11 Sep 2018

Lower water restrictions for Cape Town come October
Lower water restrictions for Cape Town come October

With Cape Town's dam levels nearing 70% of storage capacity, the city has announced that it will be conservatively lowering water restrictions and associated tariffs...

10 Sep 2018

Why linking rural and urban areas matters for development: a Ghana case study
Why linking rural and urban areas matters for development: a Ghana case study

There's rapid urbanisation happening across Africa. But the rural population hasn't stopped growing...

By Seth Asare Okyere, Anastasia Amoako-Arhen, Matthew 10 Sep 2018

Applications open for third cycle of Richard Rogers Fellowship
Applications open for third cycle of Richard Rogers Fellowship

The Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) has announced the 2019 cycle of the Richard Rogers Fellowship open for applications...

10 Sep 2018

2018 International Architecture Awards winners announced
2018 International Architecture Awards winners announced

The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced the winners...

7 Sep 2018

SA, China sign agreement on water resources
SA, China sign agreement on water resources

South Africa and China have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the field of water resources...

6 Sep 2018

OPEN Architecture releases new images for UCCA Dune museum in China
OPEN Architecture releases new images for UCCA Dune museum in China

Beijing-based architecture studio OPEN Architecture has released recent construction photos and details about the UCCA Dune museum in China...

6 Sep 2018

Pratley replicates its famous suspended bulldozer stunt
Pratley replicates its famous suspended bulldozer stunt

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, the Pratley Group earlier this year marked the occasion by replicating its memorable launch of Pratley Wondafix in 1985 which saw CEO Kim Pratley stand underneath a 13-tonne bulldozer...

5 Sep 2018

Future facades the focus at Middle East Facades Summit 2018
Future facades the focus at Middle East Facades Summit 2018

The upcoming Middle East Facades Summit 2018, to be hosted at the Dubai World Trade Centre, will focus on future facades...

5 Sep 2018

Heavy rainfall recently devastated large swathes of Kerala, India. Prakash Elamakkara/EPA
Nature's whims cause water crises. Its infrastructure can stop them

Across Asia, man-made structures have stood powerless to avert tragedy after tragedy during 2018's rainy season...

By Karen Villholth 4 Sep 2018

Studio Gang releases images of San Francisco's twisting Mira Tower
Studio Gang releases images of San Francisco's twisting Mira Tower

US-based architecture firm Studio Gang has unveiled images of the 40-storey Mira Tower set for San Francisco...

4 Sep 2018

Transitioning to a circular economy in the South African water sector
Transitioning to a circular economy in the South African water sector

The concept of a circular economy has received significant attention on various platforms...

By Dr John Ngoni Zvimba 3 Sep 2018

Hatch wins award for Tugela River Pedestrian Bridge project
Hatch wins award for Tugela River Pedestrian Bridge project

Hatch's Tugela River Pedestrian Bridge project has won it an award in the Consulting Engineers South Africa Aon Engineering Excellence Awards...

31 Aug 2018

MBAWC calls for end to gender discrimination in construction sector
MBAWC calls for end to gender discrimination in construction sector

The construction industry in South Africa is currently made up of 88% male and 12% female employees...

31 Aug 2018

What the construction sector's dire state of affairs means for companies and the economy
What the construction sector's dire state of affairs means for companies and the economy

The recent suspension of the shares of two South African construction companies, after they filed for business rescue, is a reflection of the distressed state of the country's construction sector...

By Clive Rumsey 30 Aug 2018

Women in Architecture workshop challenges profession to go 'Beyond the Binary'
Women in Architecture workshop challenges profession to go 'Beyond the Binary'

Sponsored by Corobrik, the recent 2018 Women in Architecture Workshop brought together professionals in the architectural, property and social science spaces...

29 Aug 2018

New R27m bridge over R300 now open
New R27m bridge over R300 now open

Redefine Properties and VDMV Property Group on Friday, 24 August, officially opened the upgraded Cilmor road bridge over the R300...

28 Aug 2018

eVolo 2019 Skyscraper Competition open for registration
eVolo 2019 Skyscraper Competition open for registration

eVolo magazine has launched the 2019 edition of its annual Skyscraper Competition. Open to architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe, applicants should register before 20 November 2018.

28 Aug 2018

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Biophilia trend takes root in SA offices

Biophilia - humankind's innate connection with nature - is a trend growing more popular in South Africa's offices...

27 Aug 2018

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