New Pasarene Winery tasting room design inspired by swallow's nest
New Pasarene Winery tasting room design inspired by swallow's nest

Aimed at evoking the shape of a swallow's nest, the structure of the tasting room at the Pasarene Winery sensitively aims to complement its surrounding landscape...

7 Nov 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: Magnastruct to launch 100% fire retardant, affordable informal dwelling
#EntrepreneurMonth: Magnastruct to launch 100% fire retardant, affordable informal dwelling

Using MagnaBoards - a 100% fire retardant material, Magnastruct is currently in the planning stages of launching a self-assembling, affordable informal dwelling called the The Square...

By Sindy Peters 5 Nov 2018

Habitat for Humanity addresses Africa's unique housing challenges at local leadership conference
Habitat for Humanity addresses Africa's unique housing challenges at local leadership conference

With some of the fastest growing cities in the world over the next 50 years, Africa will encounter many challenges...

25 Oct 2018

SA student produces world's first bio-brick made using human urine
SA student produces world's first bio-brick made using human urine

UCT master's student in civil engineering Suzanne Lambert has produced the world's first bio-brick grown from human urine...

24 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

#5ForChange: CRSP dsgn tackles injustices around edtech with LCERT
#5ForChange: CRSP dsgn tackles injustices around edtech with LCERT

CRSP dsgn is one of this year's five beneficiaries of the 5 For Change black tie event set for Saturday, 27 October, at The Station in Newtown, Joburg...

By Sindy Peters 23 Oct 2018

How building eco-friendly hotels can help develop ROI
How building eco-friendly hotels can help develop ROI

In this day and age, building 'green' should be the norm rather than the exception, however, misconceptions on green building 'tax' still seem to hinder the decision...

19 Oct 2018

SACPCMP Conference to unlock the future potential of the construction industry
SACPCMP Conference to unlock the future potential of the construction industry

The 6th annual Project and Construction Management (PCM) Conference will be dedicated to transformation and empowerment in unlocking the future potential of the construction industry...

Issued by SACPCMP 16 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

MBAWC celebrates its top apprentices and future master builders
MBAWC celebrates its top apprentices and future master builders

At the MBAWC's recent AGM, awards were bestowed upon two apprentices who have shown particular promise as future master builders...

15 Oct 2018

Why a leadership reset in SA construction is necessary for the 4th industrial revolution
Why a leadership reset in SA construction is necessary for the 4th industrial revolution

A recent Balfour Beatty survey envisions a construction industry with dramatic digital capability by 2050...

By Théo Gaultier 15 Oct 2018

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How the construction sector's moving towards greener building techniques

Green building and sustainability are words that remain at the forefront of conversations for many South Africans...

By Jolene Blundell 12 Oct 2018

Is the supply of low income housing zero-rated or not?
Is the supply of low income housing zero-rated or not?

In the recent case of Sars v Amawele Joint Venture, the Supreme Court of Appeal considered whether three low income housing projects were zero-rated supplies in terms of the VAT Act...

By Kerushnie Govender and Arnaaz Camay 11 Oct 2018

GBCSA expert mentors African winner in global showdown of RICS competition
GBCSA expert mentors African winner in global showdown of RICS competition

GBCSA's Sian Cohen will mentor the African winner and global finalist in the RICS Cities for our Future competition in their effort to take home the top prize of £50,000...

11 Oct 2018

2018 GBCSA Awards winners announced
2018 GBCSA Awards winners announced

This year's GBCSA Awards winners were awarded during the gala dinner of the 11th Annual Green Building Convention...

9 Oct 2018

How MVRDV's buildings contribute to sustainable living for the future
How MVRDV's buildings contribute to sustainable living for the future

"We love to play with models because you can create many variations or changes for what you want to reflect, but physical models are still important for us," said Jan Knikker...

8 Oct 2018

Shortlisted AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation projects announced
Shortlisted AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation projects announced

The 2017/18 shortlisted projects for the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation have been revealed...

3 Oct 2018

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2018 Green Building Convention to address global Race to Zero

The 11th Annual Green Building Convention will take place at the Century City Conference Centre from 3-5 October in Cape Town...

1 Oct 2018

Rooftop solar installation at Black River Park in Cape Town
The rise of customer centri(cities) in South Africa

Last month I was invited to present the benefits of the green economy to over 50 mayors as part of a themed panel discussion on 'Municipal finances as a catalyst for the local economy'...

By Songo Didiza 28 Sep 2018

Egypt is building a new capital city from scratch - here's how to avoid inequality and segregation
Egypt is building a new capital city from scratch - here's how to avoid inequality and segregation

Egypt is the latest country to build a new capital city from scratch, with ambitions to move parliament away from Cairo as early as summer 2019...

By Nuno Pinto and Aya Badawy 28 Sep 2018

Winners of the Africa Property Investment Awards 2018
Winners of the Africa Property Investment Awards 2018

The annual Africa Property Investment (API) Awards were celebrated by property developers, suppliers and owners from all over sub-Saharan Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre...

21 Sep 2018

SA, Ecuador share notes on housing development
SA, Ecuador share notes on housing development

South Africa's vision of integrated urban planning continues to be negatively impacted by the development of houses in the periphery of urban centres, says Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Andries Nel...

20 Sep 2018

Big completes WeWork's first micro-school with super-elliptic objects in New York City
Big completes WeWork's first micro-school with super-elliptic objects in New York City

Big has completed WeWork's first micro-school on West 18th Street in Manhattan, the school aimed at focusing on children's abilities and revealing their talents at early stages...

19 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

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

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

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

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