144 Oxford Road development morphs through various iterations over 8 years
144 Oxford Road development morphs through various iterations over 8 years

Growthpoint Properties' 144 Oxford Road development in Rosebank, Johannesburg is Paragon Group's largest project at present, consisting of 35,000m2 of premium-grade office space.

2 hours ago

ARRCC features among world's top 100 designers
ARRCC features among world's top 100 designers

Design studio ARRCC, specialising in interior architecture, interior design and d├ęcor, will feature in the 23rd volume of the Andrew Martin Interior Design Review.

1 day ago

Double green rating achieved for GE Africa Innovation Centre
Double green rating achieved for GE Africa Innovation Centre

The GE Africa Innovation Centre (GEAIC) in Melrose Estate, Johannesburg has received top sustainability accreditation from both South Africa and the US, thanks for a collaboration between architecture and interior architecture specialist Paragon Group, and integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM.

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Open call for architecture conference programme 2020-2022 in Lisbon
Open call for architecture conference programme 2020-2022 in Lisbon

The Lisbon Architecture Triennale has joined forces with the Garagem Sul - CCB to promote, for the first time, an international open call to select a commissioner for a new architecture conference programme taking place in Lisbon between 2020 and 2022.

2 days ago

Traka accelerates expansion into wider African markets
Traka accelerates expansion into wider African markets

Leveraging on almost two decades of experience in South Africa, and a presence in a further six African countries, networked key and equipment management solutions company Traka Africa announces an acceleration in their growth strategy. It plans to open new operations or expand more widely in five southern African countries, as well as into East Africa.

Issued by Tynago Communications 2 days ago

R130m Paledi Mall expansion under way
R130m Paledi Mall expansion under way

Construction on the 7000m² third phase expansion of Paledi Mall in the rural Limpopo town of Mankweng is under way, and will take it to 32,000m² in size. Pretoria-based owner Twin City Development is investing more than R130m in the expansion and has brought in leasing and development specialists Retail Network Services (RNS) to advise on the project.

2 days ago

Water security research expenditure not reflecting scarcity reality
Water security research expenditure not reflecting scarcity reality

Researchers at the African Utility Week and PowerGen Africa conference and exhibition in Cape Town last week raised concerns over decreased expenditure on water security research amidst serious drought problems across Southern Africa. There are reportedly more than 2 billion people worldwide in countries with severe water constraints and the African continent is no exception.

By Alicestine October 2 days ago

#AfricaMonth: Changing the face of wireless power solutions
#AfricaMonth: Changing the face of wireless power solutions

WiPo Wireless Power, a young dynamic startup that provides wireless power solutions for drone and other industrial equipment, was selected as one of the startups to take part in the #Africa4Future initiative.

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

Rendering of Japan's 2020 Olympic stadium. Source: Renewable Energy World
How Japan's renewables-powered Olympics could kick off a global race for clean energy

Japan is aiming to host the first Olympic Games powered solely by renewable sources. If successful, this could help the country carve a new niche in the global order as a champion of climate action and environmental protection - and set off a clean energy race in the process.

By Niki J P Alsford 3 days ago

All the 2019 African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards winners
All the 2019 African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards winners

Ethiopia's former state minister in the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy Wondimu Tekle Sigo was among the winners at the annual African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards held in Cape Town last week. Sigo, awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award, said he was "grateful for being chosen".

20 May 2019

With engagement and education, reusing wastewater can become the norm
With engagement and education, reusing wastewater can become the norm

When it comes to developing technological solutions to the world's problems, social processes matter as much as the scientific ones. Wastewater reuse projects in various parts of the globe provide a useful example of this reality.

By Dalia Saad 20 May 2019

AI SpaceFactory wins NASA's 3D Printing Habitat Challenge Competition
AI SpaceFactory wins NASA's 3D Printing Habitat Challenge Competition

AI SpaceFactory, a multi-planetary architectural and technology design agency, has won the first prize in NASA's 3D Printing Habitat Challenge Competition. The team was awarded with a $500,000 prize by NASA for the successful construction of their Mars habitat named MARSHA.

17 May 2019

Gift of the Givers pulls out of Makhanda
Gift of the Givers pulls out of Makhanda

Disaster relief organisation Gift of the Givers unexpectedly announced on Wednesday, 15 May, its immediate withdrawal from Makana Municipality, where Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) is located.

By Lucas Nowicki 17 May 2019