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Shaking the foundations: Time to change the structure of our cities

It's easy to fall into the doom-and-gloom trap of how the current pandemic will forever change the face of cities...

By Patrick McInerney, Christoph Malan, Catharine Atkins and Malika Walele 18 Sep 2020

Construction starts on Foster + Partners-designed Cairo hospital

Construction has begun on the new Foster + Partners-designed Cairo hospital, featuring soft and warm colours and shell-like roofs, located within a lush, verdant landscape...

15 Sep 2020

Cities like Lagos need building designs that don't just copy global styles

Covered in glass, the former IMB Plaza building in Lagos stood as an example of the influence of international design styles on the Nigerian commercial capital's architecture...

By Dr Anthony Ogbuokiri and Dr Emmanuel Manu 14 Sep 2020

Kenya's BellTower named Grand Prix winner of the 2020 Lexus Design Award

BellTowers winning design addresses challenges often found in developing countries by using smart open-source planning to design 'affordable communities' with sustainable clean water resources...

4 Sep 2020

Paragon Architects highlights its Pullman Accra Airport City project in Ghana

The 40,000m2 Pullman Accra Airport City Hotel & Serviced Apartments in Ghana is Paragon Architects' largest design project to date and is currently under construction in Accra...

21 Aug 2020

Let's #DoBizZA this September

The #DoBizZA Content Feature sponsorship will allow your organisation to be seen supporting local, homemade and homegrown heroes, across 19 sectors on Biz, in the month-long celebration of all things local...

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#WomensMonth: 'Be yourself and trust in your unique skills' - Claire D'Adorante, Paragon Interface

Early in her career, Claire D'Adorante - now director of Paragon Interface - discovered interior design as a way to blend her passion for creativity with technicality...

By Sindy Peters 14 Aug 2020

Registrations open for Young Moroccan Architecture Awards

Recognising the excellence of architectural practices in Morocco, the Archimedia Group has launched the Young Moroccan Architecture Awards (YMAA)...

12 Aug 2020

dhk marries historical, contemporary influences at 32 on Kloof

Originally constructed in 1922 by architecture firm Parker & Forsyth for the United Tobacco Companies Limited (UTC), 32 on Kloof once housed the company's administration department...

30 Jul 2020

Sustainable architecture in a post-Covid-19 world

Buildings are crucial to the well-being of people, and designers and architects have the responsibility to ensure that sustainable solutions are placed at the forefront of any potential new project...

21 Jul 2020

Paragon Group explores healthy-building design in masterclass

The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the health of our built environment, with increased attention and concern at preventing the spreading of pathogens...

20 Jul 2020

ARRCC scoops Interior Design Firm of the Year in global competition

South African interior architecture, interior design and décor studio ARRCC has been awarded Interior Design Firm of the Year - South Africa, in the Luxury Travel Guide Global Awards 2020...

16 Jul 2020

Capitec Bank's new headquarters unveiled

Designed by dhk Architects, Capitec Bank's new headquarters iKhaya, meaning 'home' in Xhosa, has been unveiled. Located in the Cape Winelands, Capitec has consolidated its geographically dispersed staff and facilities into one three-storey curvilinear building.

6 Jul 2020

SAOTA, Jaco Booyens Architect win gold in Domus Restoration and Conservation Award

SAOTA and Jaco Booyens Architect won the gold medal at the seventh edition of the International Domus Restoration and Conservation Award in Italy...

3 Jul 2020

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