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04 May 2021
The new Ekhaya Mall opens in Embalenhle, Mpumalanga

The Ekhaya Mall opened today to bring long-awaited shopping convenience to the community of Embalenhle, Secunda, in the coalfields of…

The new Ekhaya Mall opens in Embalenhle, Mpumalanga

The Ekhaya Mall opened today to bring long-awaited shopping convenience to the community of Embalenhle, Secunda, in the coalfields of Mpumalanga. The Ekhaya Mall is a development by S-Identity Holdings and co-owned by S-Identity Holdings, Cashbuild South Africa and Nomatiki Trading Enterprise. A significant investment distinguished by excellent retail property…

29 Apr 2021
AXOR x The Future Laboratory: Exploring the Future of Urban Living

Together with one of the leading international consulting firms on future trends, The Future Laboratory, AXOR has dedicated itself to…

AXOR x The Future Laboratory: Exploring the Future of Urban Living

Together with one of the leading international consulting firms on future trends, The Future Laboratory, AXOR has dedicated itself to the topic of ‘Compact Luxury’, exploring the megatrend of urbanization. The aim is to bring architects and interior designers into the exchange to gain new ideas, insights and inspiration for a…

28 Apr 2021
Vukile invests R90m-plus in a value-adding upgrade for the landmark Daveyton Mall

Vukile Property Fund (JSE: VKE), the leading retail REIT (real estate investment trust), has commenced the strategic upgrade of Daveyton…

Vukile invests R90m-plus in a value-adding upgrade for the landmark Daveyton Mall

Vukile Property Fund (JSE: VKE), the leading retail REIT (real estate investment trust), has commenced the strategic upgrade of Daveyton Mall in the Ekurhuleni Metro, Gauteng. A pioneering property, Daveyton Mall is one of the first township malls developed in South Africa. It opened in 1993 with more than 60…

23 Apr 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of KwaZulu-Natal

Looking at how architecture can contribute to existing learning environments by integrating community influence within rural primary schools resulted in…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of KwaZulu-Natal

Looking at how architecture can contribute to existing learning environments by integrating community influence within rural primary schools resulted in Neeshailin Naicker being declared the regional winner from the University of KwaZulu-Natal as part of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards. In exploring how to promote quality…

14 Apr 2021
Growthpoint completes Cintocare Hospital development

– the first of its kind for Africa An 11 000 sqm specialised surgical hospital development by Growthpoint Properties (JSE:…

Growthpoint completes Cintocare Hospital development

– the first of its kind for Africa An 11 000 sqm specialised surgical hospital development by Growthpoint Properties (JSE: GRT) and Cintocare has opened in Pretoria, Gauteng, to become the first 5-star rated green hospital in Africa, and only the fifth in the world with its specialised surgical mix…

13 Apr 2021
ALUCOBOND® roof constitutes the most eye-catching design feature

The design concept for the new public transport interchange involved creating a light, floating sculpture. The 1,800-square-metre ALUCOBOND®roof constitutes the…

ALUCOBOND® roof constitutes the most eye-catching design feature

The design concept for the new public transport interchange involved creating a light, floating sculpture. The 1,800-square-metre ALUCOBOND®roof constitutes the most eye-catching design feature at the modernised bus station. A central pedestrian bridge connects the new bus station in Hamburg Poppenbüttel with the rapid transit rail link and the park+ride…

09 Apr 2021
AECOM ready to help get R100bn Infrastructure Fund off the ground

AECOM, the global leader in integrated infrastructure, is poised to play a role in potential projects that have significant support…

AECOM ready to help get R100bn Infrastructure Fund off the ground

AECOM, the global leader in integrated infrastructure, is poised to play a role in potential projects that have significant support from the R100 billion Infrastructure Fund announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address on 11 February. This is according to Africa MD Darrin Green, who…

07 Apr 2021
The 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Award through a photographer’s lens

The standard of entries in the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation is always impressive, and 2019/2020 was no…

The 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Award through a photographer’s lens

The standard of entries in the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation is always impressive, and 2019/2020 was no different. The only challenge was COVID-19 and lockdown, which resulted in the adjudication process being delayed by four months, and presented other obstacles. To do justice to the project entries,…

29 Mar 2021
Redefining the future of shared accommodation in Bloemfontein

Converting multiple apartment blocks near the CBD to address growing need for safe, affordable furnished rooms What was once three…

Redefining the future of shared accommodation in Bloemfontein

Converting multiple apartment blocks near the CBD to address growing need for safe, affordable furnished rooms What was once three apartment blocks managed through a family-owned trust in downtown Bloemfontein, is planned to become innovative shared accommodation catering for up to 300 residents to help meet the increasing demand for…

25 Mar 2021
Paragon Group designs world-class campus for Torah Academy

Paragon Group, under Director Anthony Orelowitz, has designed a new, world-class facility for Torah Academy Girls High School in Johannesburg.…

Paragon Group designs world-class campus for Torah Academy

Paragon Group, under Director Anthony Orelowitz, has designed a new, world-class facility for Torah Academy Girls High School in Johannesburg. The new campus for the school is scheduled to open its doors in January 2022. It heralds a new era for the academy, which has been located on the corner…

24 Mar 2021
Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainability

A ‘smart city’ is much more than a city that is digitally enabled and brimming with technology. It is a…

Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainability

A ‘smart city’ is much more than a city that is digitally enabled and brimming with technology. It is a city that leverages innovation to achieve its desired outcomes – and here innovation does not necessarily mean only technology. This is the view of Carshif Talip, Expertise Leader, Urban Planning…

17 Mar 2021
Lanseria Smart City unlikely to make a big splash in SA’s urban landscape

In his State of the Nation Address on 13 February, President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the proposed Lanseria Smart City…

Lanseria Smart City unlikely to make a big splash in SA’s urban landscape

In his State of the Nation Address on 13 February, President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the proposed Lanseria Smart City “is now a reality in the making”, with the draft masterplan completed in November 2020 out for public comment. With South African cities and towns fast deteriorating at an infrastructure…


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