Sindy Peters
#WomensMonth: Women significantly under-represented in construction

Athi Myoli
Athi Myoli
[Sindy Peters] Athi Myoli is the director of the Women in Construction Awards, an event that recognises excellence within the African construction, cement and concrete industry...

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John Loos
Retail property still being built at a brisk pace

Retail property still being built at a brisk pace
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[John Loos] June Retail Building Statistics complete the second quarter building picture, and pointed to a still-brisk pace of retail space building activity for the second quarter as a whole...

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Sindy Peters
#WomensMonth: Diversity in the workplace encourages innovation

#WomensMonth: Diversity in the workplace encourages innovation[Sindy Peters] With more than 10 years of experience in the built environment, associate director at Turner & Townsend Noluthando Molao has been involved in some of South Africa's more iconic projects...

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Yashaen Luckan
Is architecture still a manifestation of place, time and people?

Is architecture still a manifestation of place, time and people?
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[Yashaen Luckan] Architecture was once intrinsically connected to place and time...

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Frans Pienaar
Without the right transformation the future will remain unbuilt

Without the right transformation the future will remain unbuilt
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[Frans Pienaar] Africa must stop believing that it cannot think for itself in the construction industry and grab the opportunities on the continent. The future is unbuilt without the right transformation...

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Yashaen Luckan
Your architect, your investment

Your architect, your investment
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[Yashaen Luckan] Property development is a major investment, more so as the property market becomes increasingly vulnerable...

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Neil Cameron
Don't get caught in the BMS trap with the lure of modular functionality

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[Neil Cameron] There's no disputing the value that a building management system (BMS) can add. It can be a big ticket item, however...

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Sindy Peters
Marrying luxury and sustainability at Blue Rock Village

Marrying luxury and sustainability at Blue Rock Village[Sindy Peters] The R14bn Blue Rock Village development will comprise 1000 luxury residential apartments built on 40 hectares of land...

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Sindy Peters
#AfricaMonth: No 'easy opportunities' in Africa

Nick Alexander, director of Business Development for Africa, Kwikspace
Nick Alexander, director of Business Development for Africa, Kwikspace
[Sindy Peters] Kwikspace has a fairly extensive footprint in Africa supporting its clients in countries including Mozambique, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania...

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Sindy Peters
Construction is everyone's world - Thobile Bhembe

Construction is everyone's world - Thobile Bhembe[Sindy Peters] Thobile Bhembe is the first and currently the only female site agent at Inyatsi Construction Group's subsidiaries across the sub-Saharan market...

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Sindy Peters
J&G rebrands to JG Afrika

J&G rebrands to JG Afrika[Sindy Peters] Engineering and environmental consulting company Jeffares & Green (J&G) has rebranded and, since February this year, is now known as JG Afrika...

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Sindy Peters
#BrandManagerMonth: Ed Jardim from M&R

#BrandManagerMonth: Ed Jardim from M&R[Sindy Peters] Meet Ed Jardim, group investor and media executive at Murray & Roberts.

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Lionel Moyal
Progressing towards the utopian vision of a smart city

Progressing towards the utopian vision of a smart city[Lionel Moyal] Much has been written over the past couple of years around the topic of smart cities. The utopian vision of the smart city often involves carefully orchestrated...

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Sindy Peters
#DesignMonth: Value of architecture in sustainable development

#DesignMonth: Value of architecture in sustainable development[Sindy Peters] As part of our special focus on design this February, we interviewed vice president of the South African Institute of Architects Kevin Bingham on the importance of sustainable design in SA...

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Yashaen Luckan
#DesignMonth: Design industry in a critical place of opportunity

#DesignMonth: Design industry in a critical place of opportunity[Yashaen Luckan] Design, whether built form, industrial, visual or utilitarian, is a construct of place and time, hence society. Context, herein referred to as place, defines and informs design, while design in turn changes the dynamics, structures and perceptions of society. Design therefore has an implicit ethical duty to society...

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Sindy Peters
#DesignMonth: The R1bn rebirth of Sun City

#DesignMonth: The R1bn rebirth of Sun City[Sindy Peters] Sun City's been around since 1979, and in order to stay relevant, it's had to innovate and reimagine its offering over the years...

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Alta Schoultz
[BizTrends 2016] Year of radical innovation in built environment

Alta Schoultz[Alta Schoultz] Much of our modern life is rooted in the way we have designed our cities...

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Nicci Botha
[BizTrend 2016] Sustainability, technology key for construction

Nicci Botha[Nicci Botha] Sustainability and technology will continue to be trend growth points in SA's building and construction industry...

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William Johnston
[BizTrends 2016] New approaches to urban planning in property sector

William Johnston[William Johnston] The construction and engineering sectors are currently facing slower growth that is expected to continue into the first quarter of 2016. There is however room for optimism...

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Frans Pienaar
[BizTrends 2016] A tougher construction industry for smaller players

Frans Pienaar[Frans Pienaar] According to a recent report by PwC, infrastructure spending in Africa is estimated to grow from $70bn in 2014 to $180bn per annum by 2025...

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