Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#YouthMonth: Thabiso Joyisa calls on SA's youth to create more, build more, love more

#YouthMonth: Thabiso Joyisa calls on SA's youth to create more, build more, love more[Sindy Peters] Durban's Thabiso Knowledge Joyisa is a young architecture graduate on a mission, tackling social and physical boundaries through collaborative, innovative thinking...

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SOUTH AFRICA
Shipping containers and commercial property - a sign of the times

Shipping containers and commercial property - a sign of the times
© Braden Gunem. Image source: [[https://www.containerhomeplans.org/2015/04/what-i-wish-id-known-before-building-my-shipping-container-home/ www.containerhomeplans.org]]
[Leon Breytenbach] The development of shipping containers in the 1950s transformed the face of the transport industry...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#InnovationMonth: Propertuity, LOT-EK collaborate on SA's first large-scale residential container development

#InnovationMonth: Propertuity, LOT-EK collaborate on SA's first large-scale residential container development[Sindy Peters] Property developer Propertuity partnered recently with New York-based architecture firm and upcycling experts LOT-EK in creating South Africa's first large-scale residential container development, Drivelines...

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Robin Fredericks
SOUTH AFRICA
Exploring the ethos behind Dexter Moren's bespoke design approach

Tsogo Sun SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl and the StayEasy Cape Town City Bowl
Tsogo Sun SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl and the StayEasy Cape Town City Bowl
[Robin Fredericks] 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...

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Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#YouthMonth: Architecture is an extension of the natural environment

#YouthMonth: Architecture is an extension of the natural environment[Sindy Peters] After being named a regional winner in the 30th Corobrik Architectural Awards, Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny from the University of KwaZulu-Natal went on to scoop the top prize in the national competition...

Posted 2 years ago | Like (1)
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Switch up your current kitchen décor on a budget - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Planning to redesign your kitchen can often mean hours of stress and lots of money spent, however, there are many new options available for you to give your current kitchen a fresh new look without breaking the bank...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Yashaen Luckan
SOUTH AFRICA
SACAP catapults transformation through RPL programme

SACAP catapults transformation through RPL programme[Yashaen Luckan] The South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) is about to unveil an online platform that will launch its Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme...

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Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#DesignMonth: SA interior designers on par with international counterparts

#DesignMonth: SA interior designers on par with international counterparts[Sindy Peters] We interviewed ARRCC director Mark Rielly to find out more about the local interior design industry and some of the projects on which the internationally recognised studio has worked...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Linda Trim
SOUTH AFRICA
Do's and don'ts when decorating the office for the festive season

Do's and don'ts when decorating the office for the festive season
© Dmitriy Shironosov – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]
[Linda Trim] Every year across South Africa offices have a go at making the workplace look festive, often with cringeworthy results...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#InnovationMonth: SureGO! produces flexible walkway bridge

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Image source: [[http://www.surego.co.za/walkway-bridge-demonstration-unit www.surego.co.za]]
[Sindy Peters] At the recently held Electra Mining Africa 2016 exhibition, local engineering solutions organisation SureGo! displayed a model of its flexible walkway bridge...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#InnovationMonth: Flourishing in the new age of connection

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Image source: [[http://www.airbus.com/innovation/future-by-airbus/the-concept-plane/the-airbus-concept-cabin/vitalising-zone/ www.airbus.com]]
[Sindy Peters] Futurist, innovator and Autodesk's explorer in residence Jonathan Knowles recently addressed attendees at this year's Autodesk University Extension South Africa (AUx) event...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Yashaen Luckan
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Yashaen Luckan
SOUTH AFRICA
Your architect, your investment

Your architect, your investment
© Cathy Yeulet – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]
[Yashaen Luckan] Property development is a major investment, more so as the property market becomes increasingly vulnerable...

Posted 3 years ago | Like (1)
Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#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...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Yashaen Luckan
SOUTH AFRICA
#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...

Posted 3 years ago | Like (1)
Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#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...

Posted 3 years ago | Like (1)
Callie van der Merwe
SOUTH AFRICA
Architecture's influence on interior design

Architecture's influence on interior design[Callie van der Merwe] It is no secret that the intersection of architecture and interior design has always been fraught by seemingly irreconcilable points of view

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