Previous Issue: August 2017


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Smoothening it out with Sika

Architecturally designed, the cast-concrete roof of the 420m2 chapel has deep undulations dipping down to just above the water of its surrounding pools and then rising up to form huge wing-like structures above the four corners. Dissatisfied however with Read the rest

Yuppiechef goes “Brick and Mortar”

Leading online retailer Yuppiechef has announced the launch of their first official physical store, set to open in Cape Town this summer. The new store, designed by renowned interior design studio ARRCC, will open at the Willowbridge Shopping Centre in Read the rest

GROHE’s Fortune

The US business magazine Fortune has included GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings, in this year’s “Change the World” ranking. The list includes 50 international companies whose business strategies have a demonstrably positive impact on society. In Read the rest

S.A: The Urban Praxis

In recognition of his contribution to the practice of urban design, Erky Wood presented the third Roelof S. Uytenbogaardt UDISA Memorial Lecture at the Johannesburg Planetarium to more than 200 industry specialists, colleagues and students.

The lecture, named Urban Praxis: Read the rest

Africa Architecture Awards

The first Pan-African architecture prize, the Africa Architecture Awards, finals on the 28th September 2017.

The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards is noteworthy as the first dedicated Pan-African awards programme of its kind. Launched by founder Saint-Gobain, the awards aim to Read the rest

The Digital Blacksmiths

Brands and businesses in the market for innovative production services can now access a curated network of creative experts thanks to Blacksmith Collective, a premium production house with a network of over 200 creative partners across South Africa.

Blacksmith Collective … Read the rest

Loeries to the power of 8

VEGA: This past weekend saw students from Vega, a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), take home eight Loeries at the 39th Annual Loerie Awards which took place on 19 August 2017 at the Durban … Read the rest

High rise in “low cost” housing

Cape Town property developers FWJK have promised that their planned city centre skyscraper will include affordable housing – but the price of the “affordable” apartments will be “less than R800 000”.

If it is given the go-ahead, the Zero-2-One skyscraper … Read the rest

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