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16 Sep 2015
The Wauw Factor

Brothers in law Erik Janse van Rensburg and Eric van den Berg launched Wauw Architectural and Urban Workshop in 2013.…

The Wauw Factor

Brothers in law Erik Janse van Rensburg and Eric van den Berg launched Wauw Architectural and Urban Workshop in 2013. Their aim for the business: To grow a thriving and sustainable platform to provide a nurturing environment for critically acclaimed design.

14 May 2015
Energy Crisis Calls For A New Way Of Thinking

South Africa’s energy crisis has everyone searching for solutions. We spoke to Evan Lockhart-Barker, General Manager Marketing for Saint-Gobain in Southern Africa,…

Energy Crisis Calls For A New Way Of Thinking

South Africa’s energy crisis has everyone searching for solutions. We spoke to Evan Lockhart-Barker, General Manager Marketing for Saint-Gobain in Southern Africa, about Saint-Gobain’s move towards a more sustainable way of doing business. Who is Evan Lockhart-Barker? I was born and raised in Bloemfontein and graduated from St Andrews School before completing…

21 Jan 2015
Smart shopping for smart homes

A novel website, WWW.STAND47.CO.ZA, allows visitors to take a step-by-step guided tour through a physical home using only a cell phone,…

Smart shopping for smart homes

A novel website, WWW.STAND47.CO.ZA, allows visitors to take a step-by-step guided tour through a physical home using only a cell phone, tablet or desktop computer. Stand 47 is an award-winning concept house co-developed by Saint-Gobain, the world’s leading producer of contemporary building technology. The home was built to physically demonstrate the…

18 Jan 2015
Wearable Architecture

FORM MATTERS is a material exploration by South African architect and designer Liani Douglas. The self initiated project investigates how the…

Wearable Architecture

FORM MATTERS is a material exploration by South African architect and designer Liani Douglas. The self initiated project investigates how the same material that is used to create large architectural masterpieces and engineering marvels around the world, can also be used to create smaller wearable architectural pieces. Concrete is used to reveal…

14 Jan 2015
Paragon’s vision for new Sasol HQ pushes the boundaries

Sasol, one of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals companies, is building its new corporate office on Katherine Street…

Paragon’s vision for new Sasol HQ pushes the boundaries

Sasol, one of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals companies, is building its new corporate office on Katherine Street in Sandton, Johannesburg, and Paragon are the architects that took up the challenge. The vision for the new building was to somehow link the look of the new building to…

13 Jan 2015
Corobrik honours architecture students

Energy efficient mechanisms and interventions to better sustain the environment are not just nice to haves – they are integral…

Corobrik honours architecture students

Energy efficient mechanisms and interventions to better sustain the environment are not just nice to haves – they are integral to a more sustainable future and building standards and regulations are likely to be revised and fine tuned going forward to support such an end. The architectural profession is central…


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