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How built environment practitioners play a key role in public health
How built environment practitioners play a key role in public healthArticle

During the second AfriSam SAIA Sustainable Design Awards webinar, Professor Tolullah Oni, a public health physician-scientist and urban epidemiologist, discussed how trans-disciplinary urban design can help build better African livelihoods and cities...

15 Sep 2020

Building design trends - how Covid-19 is driving an important shift
Building design trends - how Covid-19 is driving an important shiftArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic is driving important shifts in designing spaces within buildings, according to Yovka Raytcheva-Schaap, associate, environmentally sustainable design (ESD) consulting and project management at Zutari...

24 Aug 2020

[WATCH]: Tips on creating a sustainable business
[WATCH]: Tips on creating a sustainable businessArticle

Recent years have seen a rise in sustainable business practices as people become increasingly aware of their impact on the planet...

3 Aug 2020

Sustainable architecture in a post-Covid-19 world
Sustainable architecture in a post-Covid-19 worldArticle

Buildings are crucial to the well-being of people, and designers and architects have the responsibility to ensure that sustainable solutions are placed at the forefront of any potential new project...

21 Jul 2020

Is Clover committed to being better in every way? I don't think so
Is Clover committed to being better in every way? I don't think soArticle

The Clover campaign provides the ultimate guide to what greenwashing is, but more soberly, the impacts are yet to be felt...

Melissa Baird 15 Jul 2020

Woolworths Xmas display wins global retail awards
Woolworths Xmas display wins global retail awardsArticle

Woolworths' 'Christmas Gifting Window of 2019' scooped two international accolades at the Shop! Global Awards 2020 in June...

8 Jul 2020

How future architecture, technology could help achieve a more sustainable SA
How future architecture, technology could help achieve a more sustainable SAArticle

Covid-19 has forced society to embrace remote working, and to be successful in this, technologies affiliated with the fourth industrial revolution have been used to...

24 Jun 2020

Puma biodesign project explores sustainable ways to produce and dye textiles
Puma biodesign project explores sustainable ways to produce and dye textilesArticle

Puma's exploration of sustainable alternatives for producing and dyeing textiles continues in its latest biodesign project Design to Fade...

22 Jun 2020

Cintocare Hospital achieves Green Star rating
Cintocare Hospital achieves Green Star ratingArticle

Based in Pretoria's green precinct of Menlyn Maine, Cintocare Hospital has received a five-star Green Star Custom Healthcare design certification from the GBCSA...

18 Jun 2020

One Discovery Place in Sandton achieves six Green Star As-Built rating
One Discovery Place in Sandton achieves six Green Star As-Built ratingArticle

The new Discovery head office in Sandton, Johannesburg has achieved a six Green Star As-Built rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa...

9 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Youth belong at the forefront of imagining, creating a future for SA
#YouthMonth: Youth belong at the forefront of imagining, creating a future for SAArticle

This #YouthMonth, we chat to professional architect Sphephelo Mhlongo to find out more about his journey as an architect, what some of the challenges are that young people face in the industry...

Sindy Peters 3 Jun 2020

Exxaro head office awarded first WELL certification in Africa
Exxaro head office awarded first WELL certification in AfricaArticle

Developed by Growthpoint Properties, the Exxaro head office in Centurion is the first building in South Africa to achieve Silver Level WELL certification for Core and Shell by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)...

12 May 2020

100 Beautiful Things showcases SA's creative design and ingenuity
100 Beautiful Things showcases SA's creative design and ingenuityArticle

The V&A Waterfront's new 100 Beautiful Things initiative celebrates the creativity of the makers behind some of South Africa's most inspiring projects, products, ideas and experiences...

22 Apr 2020

Vodacom's Cape Town HQ awarded 5-star Green Star certification
Vodacom's Cape Town HQ awarded 5-star Green Star certificationArticle

Following a refurbishment and implementation of various sustainable interventions, Vodacom's Century City building in Cape Town has been accredited...

2 Mar 2020

Mattel launches building sets made from bio-based plastic
Mattel launches building sets made from bio-based plasticArticle

Toy manufacturer Mattel is launching a series of bio-based plastic products under its construction toy brand, Mega...

31 Jan 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

Climate change, online travel, visas and hotel owner's ROI will continue to trend in 2020
Climate change, online travel, visas and hotel owner's ROI will continue to trend in 2020Article

The environmental impact of hotels, relaxed visa regulations, the growth of online travel agents and maximising profits for hotel owners will be the top four trends in 2020, according to Mohamed Awadalla, CEO of UAE-based Time Hotels...

19 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

#BizTrends2020: Home décor trends for summer 2019/2020
#BizTrends2020: Home décor trends for summer 2019/2020Article

Each year we see décor trends and colour palettes change from season to season often following seasonal catwalk trends...

Elize van der Berg 9 Jan 2020

Wits student Hashim Tarmahomed bags AfriSam Student Design Challenge
Wits student Hashim Tarmahomed bags AfriSam Student Design ChallengeArticle

Wits University's Hashim Tarmahomed has been named the winner of the inaugural AfriSam Student Design Challenge...

22 Oct 2019

2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Awards open for entries
2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Awards open for entriesArticle

The South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) is calling for entries in its 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Awards...

18 Oct 2019

#TwygAwards: A celebration of sustainable South African fashion
#TwygAwards: A celebration of sustainable South African fashionArticle

Designers and brands creating innovative, sustainable work in South Africa's fashion industry were honoured at the inaugural Twyg Awards, held in Cape Town on Thursday...

20 Sep 2019

What is driving SA's office leases?
What is driving SA's office leases?Article

It has been predicted this year that among South Africa's three major commercial segments, office space will be the biggest loser...

Beukes van Heerden 22 Jul 2019

Twyg Awards to spotlight conscious Southern African fashion brands
Twyg Awards to spotlight conscious Southern African fashion brandsArticle

Nominations are open for the inaugural Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards, which recognise Southern African designers who have implemented a sustainable design approach...

10 Jul 2019

Ubuntu sustainability - a necessity in the design process
Ubuntu sustainability - a necessity in the design processArticle

Sustainable design, sustainable living and our impact on the Earth's fragile resources should be a concern for all humanity...

Bouwer Serfontein 3 Jul 2019

From design to deconstruction, green building gains momentum in SA
From design to deconstruction, green building gains momentum in SAArticle

Legaro Properties is no stranger to the green building industry with the lifestyle and commercial property developer scooping last year's GBCSA Award for highest rated green building in South Africa for its 78 Corlett Drive development in Melrose North, Johannesburg...

Sindy Peters 19 Jun 2019

'Steve Jobs of Green' to address Green Building Convention
'Steve Jobs of Green' to address Green Building ConventionArticle

Jason McLennan, known as the 'Steve Jobs of Green' in the built environment sector, will be the keynote international speaker at the 12th annual Green Building Convention, set for 2-4 October in Cape Town...

6 Jun 2019

2019 Dezeen Awards open for entries
2019 Dezeen Awards open for entriesArticle

Following a successful launch last year, the second edition of the Dezeen Awards is now open for entries...

2 May 2019

Surviving climate change means transforming both economics and design
Surviving climate change means transforming both economics and designArticle

What could be more important than sustaining habitable living conditions on Earth?

Joanna Boehnert 15 Apr 2019

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#DesignIndaba2019: Together, we can change systemsArticle

Designers need to work together to solve crises in the world. This is the message from one of the first speakers at Design Indaba 2019 in Cape Town, 27 February to 1 March, Nicole Nomsa Moyo...

Louise Marsland 27 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: 6 Fashion and décor trends that are here to stay and slay
#BizTrends2019: 6 Fashion and décor trends that are here to stay and slayArticle

It's that time of the year again darlings. When I look at my social media comments, take inspiration from runway rages and peek into the mind of Li Edelkoort to bring you my version of what we'll be wearing next summer...

Kumari Govender 13 Dec 2018

UKZN's Shuaib Bayat secures spot in 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards
UKZN's Shuaib Bayat secures spot in 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year AwardsArticle

Shuaib Bayat was named the regional winner for the University of KwaZulu-Natal in the 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Regional Awards...

6 Dec 2018

How building eco-friendly hotels can help develop ROI
How building eco-friendly hotels can help develop ROIArticle

In this day and age, building 'green' should be the norm rather than the exception, however, misconceptions on green building 'tax' still seem to hinder the decision...

16 Oct 2018

How MVRDV's buildings contribute to sustainable living for the future
How MVRDV's buildings contribute to sustainable living for the futureArticle

"We love to play with models because you can create many variations or changes for what you want to reflect, but physical models are still important for us," said Jan Knikker...

8 Oct 2018

Carrol Boyes and The Joinery collaboration turns waste into want
Carrol Boyes and The Joinery collaboration turns waste into wantArticle

Carrol Boyes has teamed up with local sustainable design brand The Joinery to create a range of tote bags and pouches made from recycled plastic bottles which would otherwise be destined for the landfill...

1 Oct 2018

Dersyn Studio completes floating resort in Thailand
Dersyn Studio completes floating resort in ThailandArticle

Bangkok-based architecture firm Dersyn Studio has completed a floating resort perched on Srinakarin Dam, Kanchanaburi in Thailand...

11 Sep 2018

Laura Swanepoel, head of healthcare, building services, WSP
Custom designing healthcare for AfricaArticle

There is no doubt that improving access to healthcare in Africa is a massive task...

11 Sep 2018

Yale University, UN design super-sustainable eco-housing module
Yale University, UN design super-sustainable eco-housing moduleArticle

Yale University has teamed up with UN Environment and UN Habitat to design a new super-sustainable eco-housing module...

2 Aug 2018

MIT scientist creates multi-functional mass timber longhouse
MIT scientist creates multi-functional mass timber longhouseArticle

MIT research scientist and architect John Klein has created a mass timber building prototype for shared communal spaces...

12 Jul 2018

SHL Architects reveals images for Solvay's new HQ
SHL Architects reveals images for Solvay's new HQArticle

Danish architectural firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects (SHL) has released images for the sustainable, new HQ of Solvay in Belgium...

13 Jun 2018

Securing a future for fashion - in conversation with Jackie Burger
Securing a future for fashion - in conversation with Jackie BurgerArticle

The word 'pollution' may conjure up images of dirty waterways and smog-filled city skies but seldom is it realised that the clothing on our backs may be the product of a dirty and dehumanising supply chain...

Lauren Hartzenberg 13 Mar 2018

Lego to launch its first sustainable, plant-based plastic bricks this year
Lego to launch its first sustainable, plant-based plastic bricks this yearArticle

After ramping up its efforts to shift towards more sustainable materials in 2015, perennial purveyor of plastic blocks Lego is making good on that promise and is set to launch a new form of eco-friendly playthings...

Nick Lavars 5 Mar 2018

TBWA\Hunt Lascaris upskills designers and creatives at Design Indaba
TBWA\Hunt Lascaris upskills designers and creatives at Design IndabaArticle

This year, three of TBWA\Hunt Lascaris' designers, Kayla Roelofsz, Itsoseng Matsane, and Sibusiso Mkhwanazi, experienced the Design Indaba for the first time...

Issued by TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris 1 Mar 2018

The world needs to build more than two billion new homes over the next 80 years
The world needs to build more than two billion new homes over the next 80 yearsArticle

By the end of this century, the world's population will have increased by half - that's another 3.6 billion people...

Sean Smith 1 Mar 2018

CTICC 2 opens for business, strengthens Cape Town tourism initiatives
CTICC 2 opens for business, strengthens Cape Town tourism initiativesArticle

The new facility is set to strengthen Cape Town's reputation as a global business events destination and marks significant progress in the CTICC's strategy of becoming one of the top ten long-haul convention centre's in the world...

29 Jan 2018

Applications open for award-winning disruptive education programme
Applications open for award-winning disruptive education programmeArticle

The UnSchool of Disruptive Design is heading for Cape Town and is inviting applications for a unique edu-adventure this May...

16 Jan 2018

Architecture in 2018: Look to the streets, not the sky
Architecture in 2018: Look to the streets, not the skyArticle

A decade after the global economic collapse, urban development is booming...

Sean Weiss 5 Jan 2018

Designers, Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves. Image credit:
Studio Swine announced as speakers at Design Indaba 2018Article

London-based duo and married couple, known as Studio Swine, has been announced as speakers at Design Indaba 2018...

30 Nov 2017

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