"The 17th century was the age of stone. The 18th century was the peak of brick. The 19th century was the era of iron. The 20th century was the century of concrete. The 21st century will be the time for timber." Alex de Rijke, of dRMM Architects, European leaders of engineered timber buildings since 2000.
On 22 August 2018, at the Gauteng Regional Awards of the 4th South African Women in Property Awards (SAWIPA), Marloes Reinink was named Business Woman of the Year: Entrepreneur.
By Holger Rust, Founder, TERRAFORCE
The “why” part is easy to answer. We want to protect our valuable possessions and infrastructure, such as houses, tourist destinations, pipelines and harbour entrances against the dynamic forces of wave action.
What is it that makes a building feel like home? More specifically, what are the elements that personalise a living space so that it echoes an individual’s sense of self and evokes memories of a full and colourful life – particularly for those living with dementia?
Hermann Kamte has been chosen for the CTBUH, the Annual Conference In Dubai, As Wooden Expert. he will deliver the speech aside Santiago Calatrava.
This year’s Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's 2018 Middle East Conference, will be taking place from 20-25 October 2018, in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, on the theme of “Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism”.
You can see more details on the conference at the website here.
you can see the current attendance list here).
CTBUH is the world’s leading non-profit organization for the dissemination of information and business exchange for all those involved in tall buildings and sustainable cities internationally. Most of the world’s leading companies connected with tall buildings are part of their member network – building owners, developers, urban planners, contractors, architects, engineers and other professionals focused on tall buildings and sustainable urban development. They are also the arbiter of the criteria upon which tall building height is measured, and thus titles such as “The World’s Tallest Building” bestowed. You can see more on the Council generally at our website: www.ctbuh.org