The winners of the 2019 and 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards were revealed at an inaugural hybrid event hosted by the company in Johannesburg on Thursday, 10 June. The eight regional winners from each year presented their theses virtually to a panel of judges in a Johannesburg studio during two separate days in May, from where the winners were selected.
GP Greyvenstein from the Nelson Mandela University was announced as the winner for the year 2019 and Blake Smit from the same university was revealed as the winner for 2020. Senzo Mamba from the University of Johannesburg was awarded the Special Merit Award for Contribution to the Built Environment worth R25,000.
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Activate Architecture recently celebrated 20 years since it first started operating on 3 January 1998. Some of the firm's highlights over the past 20 years include commissions for the original Moyo at Melrose Arch and the Forum Homini Hotel in the Cradle of Humankind. Other highlights include the Lebone II College for the Royal Bafokeng Community in Rustenburg and the SANRAL Corporate Head Office in Tshwane, which were completed in 2010 and 2012 respectively....
Selcrete recently deployed a demo run of its technology and innovative building material by building a new house for an Ekurhuleni resident. It plans to utilise its building material to build 100,000 residential and commercial units in the City of Ekurhuleni Municipality on the East Rand of Gauteng over the next three years.
The Cape Craft and Design Institute, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (DoHS), and the Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) unveiled the second phase of the Better Living Challenge at the Nyanga Arts Development Centre in Nyanga on 30 June 2017.
On 7-10 May 2017, the Consulting Engineers South Africa and Group of African Member Associations of FIDIC presented the 24th Annual FIDIC-GAMA Conference at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town.
Considered one of the biggest network events for African consulting engineers, the FIDIC-GAMA Annual Conference provided a platform for consulting engineers and government officials to share ideas on best practices....
The African Real Estate and Infrastructure Summit took place at the CTICC in Cape Town on 2-3 November 2016.
In partnership with United Cities and Local Governments Association Africa (UCLG-A) and WESGRO, the summit saw African cities and governments showcase their urban development plans and discuss the challenges and opportunities of their future urbanisation.
Africa's largest kinetic sculpture, 'The Creovator' - was officially launched on 19 August at the WesBank head office in Fairlands, Johannesburg. The sculpture forms part of an employee engagement campaign developed by Actuate, an award-winning internal marketing and communications agency.