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The potential for a digitised built environment sector
The potential for a digitised built environment sectorArticle

Before Covid-19 relegated most of society to the confines of their homes, the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) sought to bring digital transformation to the masses...

Mondli Cele 28 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: Yakha, an online marketplace for the local built environment
#StartupStory: Yakha, an online marketplace for the local built environmentArticle

Fresh to the local startup scene is Yakha, a new digital marketplace for the African built environment which aims to simplify...

Sindy Peters 17 Mar 2021

New digital marketplace for African architecture launched
New digital marketplace for African architecture launchedArticle

Yakha African Architecture aims to become the largest online source for knowledge, collaboration and products for the African built environment...

9 Mar 2021

Private sector investment key in bridging Africa's housing gap
Private sector investment key in bridging Africa's housing gapArticle

The Africa Investment Conference will explore how inclusive, sustainable and resilient investment can serve to help countries across the continent...

18 Jan 2021

David Adjaye reveals design plans for Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library
David Adjaye reveals design plans for Thabo Mbeki Presidential LibraryArticle

Adjaye Associates recently revealed the design plans for the Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library in Johannesburg which will comprise eight cylindrical volumes referencing the structures of granaries in Africa's vernacular architecture...

24 Nov 2020

Magazines ABC Q3 2020: No good news in magazine categories
Magazines ABC Q3 2020: No good news in magazine categoriesArticle

As with Q2 of 2020, the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Q3 results do not hold much good news in the magazine category as the effects of the discontinuation of several titles continue to be felt. As with Q2, many titles also did not submit data for this period...

Danette Breitenbach 9 Nov 2020

Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impact
Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impactArticle

The period April to June 2020 of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for magazines is characterised by the negative effect of Covid-19 that has seen publishing houses closing and titles discontinued and terminated...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Aug 2020

Smart cities in the time of physical distancing
Smart cities in the time of physical distancingArticle

When the State of Disaster was announced as the Covid-19 crisis hit South Africa, a new set of rules began to form, and with it a new set of questions and challenges...

Bouwer Serfontein 2 Jun 2020

Magazines ABC Q4 2019: A subdued quarter for magazines
Magazines ABC Q4 2019: A subdued quarter for magazinesArticle

The final quarter of the 2019 Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC)'s magazine circulation results was a subdued affair, characterised by further decreases, with only a few publications able to boast good to excellent increases on the quarter and the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Feb 2020

Entries open for 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award
Entries open for 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design AwardArticle

The 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award is now open for entries. All practitioners, including architects, engineers, project managers and designers of sustainable solutions, are invited to enter...

31 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Africa's new wave architecture
#BizTrends2020: Africa's new wave architectureArticle

We are entering a new phase in the history of African architecture. A period defined by African architects who are moved by cultural nuances and societal needs...

Chris Malan 9 Jan 2020

Magazines ABC Q3 2019: Improved or static decline for magazine sector
Magazines ABC Q3 2019: Improved or static decline for magazine sectorArticle

In a quarter once again characterised by the suspension of a number of titles, changing reporting cycles of some publications, failure by some publications to submit data and a number of publications discontinued, the ABC total magazine circulation declined by 3.2% on the previous quarter...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Nov 2019

Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figures
Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figuresArticle

All Magazine categories declined on the previous quarter and the prior year in Q2 2019. Once again, the B2B category was the only category to show an increase on the prior year, as it did in Q1 2019...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Aug 2019

Magazines ABC Q1 2019: No surprises as decline continues
Magazines ABC Q1 2019: No surprises as decline continuesArticle

The magazine category offered no surprises in the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's (ABC) first quarter (Q1) of 2019, with declining circulations of the past few years continuing...

Danette Breitenbach 9 May 2019

Magazines ABC Q4 2018: Magazine freefall continues
Magazines ABC Q4 2018: Magazine freefall continuesArticle

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's Total Magazine circulation was disappointing for both the quarter and year as percentage decline for both are higher than the other quarters in 2018...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Feb 2019

Magazines ABC Q3 2018: Magazine decline slower for Q3
Magazines ABC Q3 2018: Magazine decline slower for Q3Article

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's Total Magazine circulation decline continued in Quarter 4 by 1% on the previous quarter, and by 13.7% on the prior year. However, this decline is less than Q2's decline of 3.9% on the previous quarter, and by 15.1% on the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 2 Nov 2018

Capitec Bank unveils new Stellenbosch head office
Capitec Bank unveils new Stellenbosch head officeArticle

The new building will be situated on two vacant and adjacent plots of land on the north-west edge of the Technopark...

17 Sep 2018

Magazines ABC Q2 2018: Decline continues
Magazines ABC Q2 2018: Decline continuesArticle

The decline in magazine circulation continued unabated. Total Magazine circulation declined by 3.9% on the previous quarter, and by 15.1% on the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Aug 2018

Magazines ABC Q1 2018: A sad affair
Magazines ABC Q1 2018: A sad affairArticle

All magazine categories - Consumer, B2B, Custom and Free Magazines declined on the prior year. All the categories also declined on the prior quarter, except for Free Magazines which remained static...

Danette Breitenbach 8 Mar 2018

Magazines ABC Q4 2017: Customs the biggest loser
Magazines ABC Q4 2017: Customs the biggest loserArticle

Significant declines in Custom magazines and to a lesser extent in Consumer publications saw the overall decline in magazines edge to just over eight percent (8.1%) over Q3 and a 16.6% decline over the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Feb 2018

Here are the winners of the 2017 Africa Architecture Awards
Here are the winners of the 2017 Africa Architecture AwardsArticle

The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards was held on Thursday, 28 September, at the newly launched Zeitz MOCAA in Cape Town...

29 Sep 2017

Introducing the Africa Architecture Awards!
Introducing the Africa Architecture Awards!Article

The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards aims to recognise and reward worthy projects from across Africa...

8 Jun 2017

Darren Sampson won first prize.
UJ student takes top regional award in architecture competitionArticle

Speaking ahead of the 30th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards, Dirk Meyer, managing director of Corobrik said that innovation is the standout quality that differentiates design resolutions and helps define architecture as special and appreciated by one's peers...

23 Feb 2017

Mario van Wyk from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is the regional winner for Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year. His entry is entitled Horror in Architecture.
Sustainability key in 30th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year AwardsArticle

Sustainable building is a mindful approach to energy and ecological conservation in the creation of the built environment...

6 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Sustainable architectural practice in the space of engagement
#BizTrends2017: Sustainable architectural practice in the space of engagementArticle

Architecture has more to offer the South African context than ever before, largely due to the opportunities offered by transformative development frameworks...

Yashaen Luckan 28 Dec 2016

2016 ArchitectureZA SCALEs up
2016 ArchitectureZA SCALEs upArticle

The 6th annual South African architecture conference, ArchitectureZA (AZA16), presented by the SA Institute of Architects and hosted by Wits University, will take place at the university from 1 - 3 September 2016...

4 Aug 2016

How is virtual reality changing the architecture industry?
How is virtual reality changing the architecture industry?Article

Virtual reality is going to radically change the architecture industry...

Katie de Klee 7 Jul 2016

Thomas Chapman: Welcoming change in the "ugly" city
Thomas Chapman: Welcoming change in the "ugly" cityArticle

Founder of Local Studio, Thomas Chapman has directed his efforts towards social change through clever architecture in Johannesburg...

Jamie Matroos 22 Apr 2016

Golden Mile hotel restored
Golden Mile hotel restoredArticle

Tsogo Sun's nine seafront hotels and Suncoast entertainment destination carry the memories of hundreds of thousands of travellers and holiday makers across generations...

8 Sep 2015

Winners of Corobrik-SA Institute of Architects Awards soon announced
Winners of Corobrik-SA Institute of Architects Awards soon announcedArticle

The Corobrik-SA Institute of Architects Award for Excellence, the highest accolade that can be bestowed on a building in South Africa, recognises an exceptional contribution to the field of architecture.

23 Jul 2014

World Design Capital 2014 secures top curators
World Design Capital 2014 secures top curatorsArticle

Cape Town's achievement in being named World Design Capital 2014 received a boost with the acceptance from some of the world's best curators to be part of this programme.

15 Mar 2013

New-look architecture conference roadshow announces exciting speakers
New-look architecture conference roadshow announces exciting speakersArticle

Decorex SA, in association with sponsor Caesarstone, is proud to announce a new look to its annual Conversations on Architecture (COA) conference in 2013.

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 13 Mar 2013

New-look Decorex SA announces speakers
New-look Decorex SA announces speakersArticle

Decorex SA has announced a new look to its annual Conversations on Architecture (COA) conference in 2013. A three-city road show featuring some of the world's leading architects will kick off in Durban on 20 March 2013 before moving to Cape Town on 25 March and ending in Joburg on 27 March 2013.

11 Feb 2013

Vote for green living
Vote for green livingInBrief

2 Aug 2007

Africa features in SA film festival with a differenceArticle

Think of film festivals and your first thought is usually art films, foreign films and that sort of thing. Well, this one is not.

29 Jun 2007

Booyens ry Weg! met PICA Editor of the Year
Booyens ry Weg! met PICA Editor of the YearArticle

Bun Booyens, editor of Media24's Weg!, scooped the much-anticipated inaugural Jane Raphaely Award for Editor of the Year at the 2006 Magazine Publishers' Association of SA's Sappi Pica awards, announced at a gala event at the Sandton Convention Centre yesterday evening, 2 November 2006. Longstanding awards sponsor Sappi also announced its sponsorship of a major magazine advocacy programme to be launched under the direction of MPASA during 2007.

2 Nov 2006

Expo showcases contemporary SA architectureArticle

South African architecture created during the first decade of the country's democracy comes under the spotlight at the Design Indaba Expo in Cape Town this week. The Expo, which opens Friday, marks the South African opening of an exhibition of contemporary local architecture, the launch of a coffee table book based on the exhibition material, and the announcement of a local design competition.

22 Feb 2006

Visi launches five issues a yearArticle

South African décor magazine VISI will add a fifth issue to its current annual quarterly print schedule, according to publisher Irna van Zyl, New Media Publishing. The latest audited ABC circulation figures (July 2004 - January 2005) reveal that the magazine has the highest percentage growth in its category, an increase of 40% on the previous period.

14 Mar 2005

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