Monthly Archives: November 2015
Winning Building of the Year in Slovakia, this multifunctional complex of buildings in Slovakia certified by LEED Silver (“Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design”) features Sika’s product in a world class build. (more)
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Marna van der Walt, Excellerate Property Services CEO, has been named the Most Influential Woman in Building and Construction sector.
Van der Walt was recognised by CEO Global at the Most Influential Women in Business and Government Awards in Midrand. … Read the rest
Interview by Dezeen: Architecture for Humanity co-founder Cameron Sinclair describes the work he is conducting in Syria with his latest venture, and tells Dezeen that he’ll “die happy” knowing that he will never win the Pritzker Prize.
Sinclair, 41, is … Read the rest
Plane manufacturer Airbus has continued its run of unusual patent filings, proposing a detachable passenger cabin designed to speed up embarkation.
Diagrams included in the document – which was approved by the United States and Patent Trademark Office on … Read the rest
While it is easy to get swept away by visions of flying cars, metallic structures and underwater cities, the reality is our cities have to become smarter, more efficient and capable of holding large populations.
The World Health Organisation predicts … Read the rest
What would African travel look like in 2030, and how will this affect Architects and Designers?
Ethiopian Airlines made history last Wednesday night by sending an all-female crew on a flight from Addis Ababa to Bangkok, Thailand. This sparked an … Read the rest
Much like the urban agglomerations booming with haphazard developments, all across the world, Istanbul too is facing a surge of random buildings and soulless architecture. Istanbul’s new skyline is emerging in a total disregard with the environment and the demand … Read the rest
A recent report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that “warming of the climate system is unequivocal.” According to the IPCC, average global temperatures are increasing at an alarming rate. In just the past 50 … Read the rest
The soaring demand for luxury vinyl tile (LVT) in the South African flooring market, has prompted leading flooring supplier and installer, KBAC Flooring, to launch its own LVT brand.
KBAC‘s Vanguard Collection, which will cater for both residential and … Read the rest
Marley Building Systems is pleased to announce the finalization of the acquisition of the South African Gypsum business of Lafarge on 2 November 2015. This acquisition is complementary to our business and the combined team will create a unique and … Read the rest