Monthly Archives: July 2015
The Sandton Skywalk connects the Sandton Cenference Centre with the Shopping Mall Sandton City. As a part of the large-scale modernization and extention of the building with some new and exclusive shops like Prada, Gucci and Louis Vuitton the former … Read the rest
Johannesburg – are you ready for the most spectacular site specific dance performance? Nimrod Freed/Tami Dance Company will transport attendees at the ArchitectureZA 2015 (AZA2015) event to another world as they perform the world-renowned ‘PeepDance – the body is the … Read the rest
The Invisible Store of Happiness is a three-meter high ode to wood and craftsmanship. The installation involved two of the UK’s brightest talents – furniture designer/maker Sebastian Cox and artist Laura Ellen Bacon – who took three months to craft … Read the rest
Legrand, world leading manufacturers of products and systems for electrical and digital building infrastructures, opened a South African subsidiary in Johannesburg 30 years ago. To celebrate this milestone, the company hosted a function for customers, architects, contractors, consultants and interior … Read the rest
Thanks to PLEXIGLAS® Alltop, expeditioners in Great Wall Research Station in Antarctica can finally grow fresh vegetables, right in their own greenhouse.
Antarctica is known to be the coldest region on earth with an average annual temperature of -40 to … Read the rest
Following a competition in which the inhabitants of Den Bosch were invited to vote for one of two finalists, UNStudio’s design for the new city centre theatre was selected for realisation, having received 57% of the votes. In total 2681 … Read the rest
Those with a keen eye for property investments, with a love for the Cape Winelands or simply a yearning to “live the good life” in a secure environment, will be pleased to know that one of the country’s most … Read the rest
Across the globe, in many port and river cities, successful waterfront projects have re-established the rich cultural and historic links between land and water.
Over the past 30 years, some of the world’s most innovative real estate developments have taken … Read the rest
Kenya is one of sub-Saharan Africa’s fastest growing economies, with a huge focus on infrastructure development in roads, railways, seaports, airports, water and sanitation. Cement sales in the East African region are equal to South Africa’s cement sales and are … Read the rest
A joint effort between SMEC South Africa and Brace Holdings resulted in a highly successful job-shadowing day on 28 May 2015 for high school students from two schools in Mpumalanga Province. This involved a site visit to the new Mpumalanga … Read the rest