November 2014

[joomag width=100% height=600 title=african-design-magazine-november-2014 magazineId=0937990001414763681 ]… Read the rest

Sustainable construction in Africa

Major South African contractors such as Murray & Roberts Construction can play an important role in promoting sustainable construction in Africa. “Obviously the further north into Africa you go, the less energy efficiency comes into play. However, it is still … Read the rest

Speeding up house construction times

Delegates at this year’s Readymix Conference by Sarma were able to witness first-hand how tilt-up construction can be used to speed up the delivery of houses or infrastructure such as hospitals or police stations.

Tilt-up construction is an established type … Read the rest

The right concrete for floors

Extremely close cooperation is required between building contractors and concrete suppliers whenever concrete floors are required for industrial applications, in order to ensure that it is able to withstand the rigours of the industry.

For example, warehouses require completely level … Read the rest

Big on style, small on cost

Jasmin Kraneveldt offers some professional tips on how to achieve a high-end bathroom design on a low-end budget.


If you are working on a tight budget – and let’s face it, these days, who isn’t – it is still possible … Read the rest