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#AUW2017: Buildings offer significant opportunity for energy efficiency
#AUW2017: Buildings offer significant opportunity for energy efficiency

One of the many pertinent questions asked at this year's African Utility Week was...

By Sindy Peters 22 May 2017

2017 Women in Construction Awards finalists revealed
2017 Women in Construction Awards finalists revealed

The finalists in this year's Women in Construction Awards have been announced...

19 May 2017

The changing face of African construction
The changing face of African construction

The latest digital construction trends will be presented at the Digital Construction Expo on 23-24 May, Gallagher Convention Center, Johannesburg...

Issued by BIM Institute 12 May 2017

Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny, University of KwaZulu-Natal
30th Corobrik Architectural Awards winner announced

Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny from the University of KwaZulu-Natal has won first prize in the 30th Corobrik Architectural Awards...

12 May 2017

Abbas Jamie, community liaison for Africa, World Design Organisation, and director for innovation and transformation at Aurecon. Image:
#FIDIC_GAMA2017: How engineers can help co-create a better Africa

African engineers have been relegated to filling in the technical blanks...

By Sindy Peters 12 May 2017

Nana Magomola elected chairperson of GIBB
Nana Magomola elected chairperson of GIBB

Engineering firm GIBB has announced the appointment of Nana Magomola as the newly elected chairperson of its board...

12 May 2017

All the Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award finalists
All the Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award finalists

The 30th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards comes to its conclusion on 10 May in Johannesburg...

8 May 2017

Strand Beach Sea Point
Strand Beach Sea Point set for makeover

The Berman Bros. Group (BBG) recently revealed its latest residential project, the five-storey Strand Beach apartments in Sea Point, Cape Town. Work on the comprehensive makeover has commenced.

4 May 2017

Wits' Dewar secures spot as architectural student awards finalist
Wits' Dewar secures spot as architectural student awards finalist

Katherine Dewar will represent Wits in the 30th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards, set to take place on 10 May in Gauteng...

3 May 2017

The big five: Captains of BIM in South Africa
The big five: Captains of BIM in South Africa

Building information modelling (or BIM) has exploded onto the building and construction landscape in recent years, with South Africa following in the footsteps of the UK and Canada in adopting these collaborative tools...

Issued by BIM Institute 28 Apr 2017

Cities are complex systems - let's start looking at them that way
Cities are complex systems - let's start looking at them that way

The way we design our cities needs a serious rethink...

By Nicholas Stevens and Paul Salmon 26 Apr 2017

Leonardo Paez and Max Knox, sponsored by Kansai Plascon, finished fourth in the Cape Epic.
Repainting the local sponsorship picture with Kansai Plascon

Kansai Plascon, better known as Plascon to most, sponsored a duo for the Absa Cape Epic. Their corporate and digital communication specialist Zurita Moore explains why and how this ties into the brand's new positioning: ‘designed for life'...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Apr 2017

Inhouse Brand Architects designs GAIA CT office
Inhouse Brand Architects designs GAIA CT office

Infrastructure investment company GAIA commissioned interior design firm Inhouse Brand Architects to design its new Cape Town office space...

24 Apr 2017

Radisson brand expands its African footprint with a new Park Inn in Kenya
Radisson brand expands its African footprint with a new Park Inn in Kenya

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

Boris Dzhingarov
Switch up your current kitchen décor on a budget

Planning to redesign your kitchen can often mean hours of stress and lots of money spent, however, there are many new options available for you to give your current kitchen a fresh new look without breaking the bank...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Apr 2017

Kenneth Main wins place in Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year finals
Kenneth Main wins place in Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year finals

The Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards has been held annually for the past 29 years to reward and advance excellence in the architectural profession countrywide...

18 Apr 2017

Scenic Camps Bay restaurant node fosters sensory experience
Scenic Camps Bay restaurant node fosters sensory experience

Covering a total area of 750m2, the latest restaurant node to overlook Camps Bay was designed by SVA International...

18 Apr 2017

SACAP catapults transformation through RPL programme
SACAP catapults transformation through RPL programme

The South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) is about to unveil an online platform that will launch its Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme...

By Yashaen Luckan 12 Apr 2017

Deloitte's new Gauteng offices
Atterbury awarded Deloitte Gauteng office development tender

After considering more than 15 submissions, Deloitte has awarded the tender to develop its sizeable purpose-developed offices in Gauteng to Atterbury...

11 Apr 2017

2017 trends in SA property and design
2017 trends in SA property and design

Tony Clarke, MD of the Rawson Property Group, shares his list of the top five property trends and features that are likely to make their mark on SA's local scene this year...

10 Apr 2017

JLL SSA launches Future Workplace Award
JLL SSA launches Future Workplace Award

JLL Sub-Saharan Africa has announced the launch of its Future Workplace Award...

4 Apr 2017

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town
Radisson Blu opens upper-upscale Hotel & Residence in Cape Town

Radisson Blu has announced the opening of a new Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in Cape Town, making it Carlson Rezidor's 10th hotel in operation and its first mixed-use property in South Africa...

31 Mar 2017

The industrialisation of the natural world
The industrialisation of the natural world

Speculations on the future of biodiversity after the sixth mass extinction...

By Jamie Matroos 29 Mar 2017

Inhouse helps reinvigorate Piza e Vino brand with new interior scheme
Inhouse helps reinvigorate Piza e Vino brand with new interior scheme

Italian pizzeria Piza e Vino recently underwent a rebranding exercise with the development of a new logo that emphasises the 'handmade' aspect of its traditional pizzas...

27 Mar 2017

A vision produced as an outcome of The Density Syndicate (Credit: dhk architects & urban designers in association with Jakupa architects and urban designer)
Dutch, SA collaboration to continue on TRUP project

The long-term vision for the TRUP project in Cape Town is to free up 120 hectares of land...

27 Mar 2017

How man-made structures impact human survival
How man-made structures impact human survival

An art exhibition focusing on buildings, dwellings and man-made structures - and analyses how they impact on human survival - will be open to the public from 4-18 April at the Halifax Art Gallery in Joburg...

24 Mar 2017

PPC Imaginarium Awards announces 2016/2017 regional finalists
PPC Imaginarium Awards announces 2016/2017 regional finalists

Fifty five finalists have been chosen from across South Africa as the PPC Imaginarium Awards reveals its 2016/2017 regional finalists...

20 Mar 2017

UJ creatives recognised in Industrial Design Challenge
UJ creatives recognised in Industrial Design Challenge

Twenty third-year industrial design students from the the University of Johannesburg's Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture (FADA) were recently recognised at an exhibit at the Homemakers Expo Industrial Design Challenge...

17 Mar 2017

May the best furniture win
May the best furniture win

Furniture designers are set to battle it out at the annual Furniture Design Competition hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti)...

17 Mar 2017

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