Morphosis designs multi-bridged form building in Sejong City
Morphosis designs multi-bridged form building in Sejong City

Pritzker prize-winning architect Thom Mayne's firm Morphosis has released the design for a multi-bridged form commercial building in Sejong City, a new metropolitan centre designated as a special administrative zone in South Korea. Named Sejong M-Bridge, the 85,000m2 building will be built where many governmental departments and ministries are situated.

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Trends transforming the traditional face of property ownership
Trends transforming the traditional face of property ownership

High property prices and building costs, rising consumer inflation and a subdued economy are driving the development of innovative alternatives, with a number of emergent trends transforming the traditional face of real estate and property ownership.

2 days ago

Urban rooms: where people get to design their city's future
Urban rooms: where people get to design their city's future

Despite the strong Utopian traditions of urban planning, there has often been a reluctance to think beyond the short term. Long-term planning is complex; electoral cycles are short and it's easier to focus on the everyday challenges than those of the far-off future. For this reason, urban planners have often struggled to describe how a city might develop over the next 30 or 40 years.

By Tim Dixon 2 days ago

How water treatment in South Africa can eradicate water-related diseases
How water treatment in South Africa can eradicate water-related diseases

Understanding the nature of waterborne diseases is the first step to comprehending why water treatment is critical in South Africa. Waterborne diseases are a global phenomenon and in an effort to give people access to safe and clean water WEC Projects offers a number of well-engineered, high quality packaged water treatment solutions to keep communities safe.

Issued by WEC Projects 18 Jan 2019

Investing in the future of building and architecture
Investing in the future of building and architecture

The first regional finalist of the 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards has been named, while the company gears up for a year of investment and expansion.

18 Jan 2019

5 things utilities must consider in their quest to become smarter
5 things utilities must consider in their quest to become smarter

Driven by the requirement to improve operational efficiencies and revenues, cut down on wastage, and enhance customer service, water utilities around the world are turning to advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) - including smart meters - and the trend is set to accelerate in 2019.

By Darren Oxlee 18 Jan 2019

Elao Martin wins UJ Corobrik regional architecture award
Elao Martin wins UJ Corobrik regional architecture award

The University of Johannesburg's Elao Martin is the regional winner of this year's Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award.

17 Jan 2019

What is aeration in sewage treatment?
What is aeration in sewage treatment?

Aeration is a fundamental component of conventional sewage treatment, because without it the biodegradation of many pollutants wouldn't take place as it should. You might still be wondering exactly what aeration is, though, and how it works.

Issued by WEC Projects 16 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: What's happening in the African energy space?
#BizTrends2019: What's happening in the African energy space?

Experts provide insight in to the emerging trends in African energy and infrastructure projects.

16 Jan 2019

Stadiums aren't fated to disrepair and disuse - history shows they can change with the city
Stadiums aren't fated to disrepair and disuse - history shows they can change with the city

Stadiums are among the oldest forms of urban architecture: from Olympia to Rome, stadiums were at the centre of the Western city, well before the great medieval cathedrals and the railway stations of the industrial revolution.

By Alessandro Melis 16 Jan 2019