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#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

How sub-standard cement products are threatening SA's built environment
How sub-standard cement products are threatening SA's built environmentArticle

The cement industry is seen as a good indicator of a country's economic growth as it is the key input material in infrastructure, development and...

18 Oct 2019

Here are this year's Africa Property Investment Awards winners
Here are this year's Africa Property Investment Awards winnersArticle

Now in its third year, the Africa Property Investment (API) Awards recognises innovation and outstanding achievement in the property industry...

15 Oct 2019

Why more retailers are going green
Why more retailers are going greenArticle

Every week, around the world, an area of floor space the size of Paris is constructed. With building and construction comes harmful emissions that remain with us for decades...

Iggy Sathekge 3 Apr 2019

#WomensMonth: Solid Green celebrates 50+ green building certifications
#WomensMonth: Solid Green celebrates 50+ green building certificationsArticle

Founded in 2010 by Marloes Reinink, Solid Green Consulting is all about advancing sustainability in the African built environment...

Sindy Peters 3 Aug 2018

Lower priced building projects could be putting clients at risk
Lower priced building projects could be putting clients at riskArticle

Like many parts of the world, the South African built environment and construction industry is still in a slump...

Henry van de Wall 9 Mar 2018

ASAQS launches programme to support quantity surveying students
ASAQS launches programme to support quantity surveying studentsArticle

The skills shortage in the South African built environment is exacerbated by...

26 Apr 2017

Trends to look out for in Southern Africa's construction industry in 2017
Trends to look out for in Southern Africa's construction industry in 2017Article

With 2016 bringing a year of unexpected developments across the globe, there are now diverse global realities impacting the African continent as a whole and Southern Africa's construction industry in particular...

Soren Du Preez 10 Feb 2017

2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Awards winners announced
2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Awards winners announcedArticle

The winning and commended projects in the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation were announced at a gala event in Cape Town recently...

7 Nov 2016

Athi Myoli
#WomensMonth: Women significantly under-represented in constructionArticle

Athi Myoli is the director of the Women in Construction Awards...

Sindy Peters 23 Aug 2016

Master Mason Hakiza Emmanuel worked on the volcanic stone facades of the Butaro Hospital, Rwanda.
African Design Centre fellowship programme to open in SeptemberArticle

Based in Kigali, the African Design Centre has launched a two-year fellowship programme to train the creative leaders who will design a more sustainable Africa...

21 Apr 2016

Rejection of fee guidelines a positive outcome for built environment
Rejection of fee guidelines a positive outcome for built environmentArticle

The South African Competition Commission's ruling that the practice of using fee guidelines within the built environment industry is non-completive and effectively results in price-fixing is good news for the industry...

16 Mar 2016

Environmental Affairs head office earns six Green Stars
Environmental Affairs head office earns six Green StarsArticle

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has awarded a 6 Star Green Star SA Office Design v1 certification to the new Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) head office in Pretoria.

7 Jun 2013

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