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Yuppiechef to open first physical store
Yuppiechef to open first physical store

Online kitchenware retailer, Yuppiechef, has announced the launch of its first brick and mortar store signaling the start of its omnichannel journey...

19 Sep 2017

Tsogo Sun SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl and the StayEasy Cape Town City Bowl
Exploring the ethos behind Dexter Moren's bespoke design approach

The new Tsogo Sun SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl and the StayEasy Cape Town City Bowl enables both business and leisure travellers of all budgets a place to explore what Cape Town has to offer...

By Robin Fredericks 18 Sep 2017

SACSC president Malcolm Horne and Nedbank Corporate Investment Banking's Robin Lockhart-Ross with Spectrum Award winner representatives from Menlyn Park Shopping Centre.
#SACSCCongress: 2017 Retail, Design and Development Awards winners announced

The 2017 Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA) winners were announced on the opening day of the SACSC Annual Congress in Cape Town...

15 Sep 2017

Trends in commercial property and the changing nature of risk
Trends in commercial property and the changing nature of risk

The business and commercial property landscape is changing as a result of mass urbanisation and population growth...

By Pieter van den Berg 15 Sep 2017

Developers need to think out of the box and see themselves as ‘city builders' - Erky Wood
Developers need to think out of the box and see themselves as ‘city builders' - Erky Wood

Erky Wood presented the third Roelof S. Uytenbogaardt UDISA Memorial Lecture at the Wits Planetarium on 12 September...

15 Sep 2017

The Paul Klee Centre in Bern, Switzerland, looks great, but where are the people? ,
Google architecture and what do you see? And what's a building without people?

Think about where you spend most of your day - home, your office, or university. How does this space make you feel? What do you love (or hate) about it?

By Samantha Hall 15 Sep 2017

Heidi van Eeden
Heidi van Eeden wins at Regional LafargeHolcim Awards

South African architect Heidi van Eeden was announced the winner in the Next Generation category of the Regional LafargeHolcim Awards held recently in Nairobi, Kenya...

14 Sep 2017

City of Cape Town gives CTICC site expansion thumbs up
City of Cape Town gives CTICC site expansion thumbs up

The City of Cape Town's executive mayor, Patricia de Lille has conducted the final site inspection of the Cape Town International Convention Centre's (CTICC 2) expansion before contractors hand over the building...

8 Sep 2017

Tiffany Chu on redesigning the way cities build their transport routes
Tiffany Chu on redesigning the way cities build their transport routes

Over 200 cities in over 10 countries now use Remix...

By Jamie Matroos 8 Sep 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi. Photo Courtesy Mohamed Somji (Image Supplied)
Beyond the seas and centuries: Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in November

The Louvre Abu Dhabi - a universal museum with a focus on shared human stories across civilisations and cultures - will open its doors on 11 November 2017...

7 Sep 2017

#THINCAfrica: Dealing with hotel development challenges in Africa
#THINCAfrica: Dealing with hotel development challenges in Africa

Rishabh Thapar sat down with a group of panellists at THINC Africa 2017 to discuss challenges in hotel development...

By Robin Fredericks 6 Sep 2017

2017 Africa Property Investment (API) Awards winners announced
2017 Africa Property Investment (API) Awards winners announced

The 2017 Africa Property Investment (API) Awards was held on Thursday, 24 August, recognising property developers, suppliers and owners in sub-Saharan Africa across seven categories...

30 Aug 2017

GCRO to participate in inaugural Seoul Biennale on Architecture and Urbanism
GCRO to participate in inaugural Seoul Biennale on Architecture and Urbanism

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory will participate in the Cities Exhibition at the inaugural 2017 Seoul Biennale on Architecture and Urbanism. The exhibition will be on display 2-5 November...

30 Aug 2017

Erky Wood to deliver third Roelof S. Uytenbogaardt UDISA Memorial Lecture
Erky Wood to deliver third Roelof S. Uytenbogaardt UDISA Memorial Lecture

Director of GAPP Architects and Urban Designers Erky Wood has been nominated to deliver the third Roelof S. Uytenbogaardt UDISA Memorial Lecture...

28 Aug 2017

Built environment professionals at risk under Copyright Act
Built environment professionals at risk under Copyright Act

The Copyright Act of 1978 (currently under amendment) applies to consulting engineers, designers, architects and other built professionals who need to be conversant of its ramifications...

24 Aug 2017

From outmoded storage cylinder to innovative knowledge hub
From outmoded storage cylinder to innovative knowledge hub

This storehouse will be transformed into a dynamic information centre on sustainable energy for the city of Heidelberg...

By Emile Uys 23 Aug 2017

Wetlands inspires Springs Mall ecologically sensitive design
Wetlands inspires Springs Mall ecologically sensitive design

Springs Mall in Gauteng opened its doors earlier this year. The shopping centre is located alongside ecologically sensitive wetlands...

22 Aug 2017

Testing the bounds of modular home design with DD16
Testing the bounds of modular home design with DD16

This architecture prototype caters for intrepid voyagers and nomadic fishermen with utmost economy in its design...

By Emile Uys 22 Aug 2017

Open Source House by Studiolada
An affordable, open source home

As part of the push toward sustainable design, Studiolada released plans for the Open Source House...

16 Aug 2017

Renowned hotel architect Dexter Moren to speak at THINC Africa
Renowned hotel architect Dexter Moren to speak at THINC Africa

Highly awarded hotel architect and founder of Dexter Moren Associates, Dexter Moren is returning to THINC Africa by popular demand to share his expertise and experience...

15 Aug 2017

Redesigning cities based on the words of hip hop greats
Redesigning cities based on the words of hip hop greats

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp introduces kids to architecture using a medium they love...

14 Aug 2017

Lifestyle-focused work environments not just for millennials
Lifestyle-focused work environments not just for millennials

How do you restore work-life balance to encourage happy, healthy and motivated employees...

By Robyn Gray 11 Aug 2017

Reinvented Singita Sweni Lodge unveiled
Reinvented Singita Sweni Lodge unveiled

The reinvented Singita Sweni Lodge, located within Singita's private 33,000-acre concession in Kruger National Park, has been unveiled, taking inspiration from its lush riverside position...

10 Aug 2017

Coline Mauroy's Homemade project investigates ‘self-building' in high-density environments
Coline Mauroy's Homemade project investigates ‘self-building' in high-density environments

“Architecture is not only about making a building beautiful, it's more about thinking about a space that can provide a better way of living"...

By Lindsay Samson 2 Aug 2017

SVA International’s Jannie Wagenaar (left) and Greenacres centre manager Brent Starr (right) inspect the new Virgin Active health club that forms the final phase of the two-year shopping centre upgrade.
SVA International completes R100m health club in Eastern Cape

Designed by SVA International, the R100m, 3,572m2 Virgin Active officially opened its doors on Saturday, 29 July in PE...

1 Aug 2017

Africa Architecture Awards shortlist announced
Africa Architecture Awards shortlist announced

A total of 307 projects from across 32 African countries qualified to enter the inaugural Africa Architecture Awards...

31 Jul 2017

Damelin Benoni city students attend Africa's mega infrastructure show
Damelin Benoni city students attend Africa's mega infrastructure show

Damelin Benoni City students and lecturers recently attended the annual African Construction Totally Concrete Expo at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand...

By Ashmika Chottu, Issued by Damelin 28 Jul 2017

2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards open for entries
2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards open for entries

The fourth edition of the PPC Imaginarium Awards has officially opened for entries...

27 Jul 2017

Legacy project celebrates South African architectural history and heritage
Legacy project celebrates South African architectural history and heritage

A legacy project of Enterprises University of Pretoria has recently culminated in the publishing of a richly illustrated research report - NZASM Footsteps Along the Tracks: The Identified Extant Built Residue of the Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij (1887-1902)...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 25 Jul 2017

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