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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,…

12 Mar 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of Pretoria

Burial spaces within the City of Pretoria have become inert, fenced-off islands – restricting death rituals and their intrinsic value…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of Pretoria

Burial spaces within the City of Pretoria have become inert, fenced-off islands – restricting death rituals and their intrinsic value to society, according to Liam Ullrich from the University of Pretoria. A final-year thesis entitled ‘Life in Death: Addressing Heterotopic Burial Spaces by Reintroducing Burial Rituals into the Inner City…

04 Mar 2021
Occupational Health and Safety competition returns in 2021

Assisting the construction industry’s occupational health and safety compliance during COVID-19 Given the hazards intrinsic to the on-site construction industry,…

Occupational Health and Safety competition returns in 2021

Assisting the construction industry’s occupational health and safety compliance during COVID-19 Given the hazards intrinsic to the on-site construction industry, ensuring companies comply with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements is crucial to reducing the chances of injuries and saving lives. “Since the onset of COVID-19, OHS regulations have evolved…

25 Feb 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: UCT Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture is a way of continuously negotiating between a wide range of practices, involving people, materials and timelines, according…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: UCT Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture is a way of continuously negotiating between a wide range of practices, involving people, materials and timelines, according to Hayden Malan, declared the winner of the Most Innovative Final-Year Landscape Architecture Award on Friday 5 February. The event was part of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the…

12 Feb 2021
Electrocomponents partners with Engineers Without Borders International to put global responsibility high on the engineering agenda

Electrocomponents backs the Engineering for People Design Challenge, boosting efforts to ensure young engineers prioritise sustainable and equitable design Electrocomponents…

Electrocomponents partners with Engineers Without Borders International to put global responsibility high on the engineering agenda

Electrocomponents backs the Engineering for People Design Challenge, boosting efforts to ensure young engineers prioritise sustainable and equitable design Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has signed a one-year partnership agreement with Engineers Without Borders International, the leading movement that puts global…

08 Feb 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of the Free State

A project exploring the themes of time, cycle and ritual embodied within the Hindu religion in order to influence the…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of the Free State

A project exploring the themes of time, cycle and ritual embodied within the Hindu religion in order to influence the creation of a contemporary cremation infrastructure was declared the regional winner from the University of the Free State as part of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards.…

08 Feb 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: Nelson Mandela University

A project focused on waste pickers, a group of individuals largely unacknowledged within the circular waste economy, was declared a…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: Nelson Mandela University

A project focused on waste pickers, a group of individuals largely unacknowledged within the circular waste economy, was declared a regional winner of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards from the School of Architecture at Nelson Mandela University in a virtual ceremony on 11 December 2020. The…

08 Feb 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: Tshwane University of Technology

Decolonising architecture with a hybrid theory of image, culture and space through the design of a land redistribution hub in…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: Tshwane University of Technology

Decolonising architecture with a hybrid theory of image, culture and space through the design of a land redistribution hub in Tshwane proved a winning theme for student Tlhologello Sesana from the Tshwane University of Technology. It was chosen the regional winner as part of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of…

08 Feb 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of Johannesburg

A final-year thesis entitled ‘Hyperreal Perspicuities: Multi-Narrative Reconstructions of Modern Egypt’ saw student Kamal Ranchod win the first regional event…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of Johannesburg

A final-year thesis entitled ‘Hyperreal Perspicuities: Multi-Narrative Reconstructions of Modern Egypt’ saw student Kamal Ranchod win the first regional event of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards in a virtual ceremony on 27 November 2020. The project investigates drawing as representation and develops prototypes in the form…

08 Feb 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of the Witwatersrand

A project emphasising the significance of earth for dispossessed communities at the Avalon Cemetery was declared regional winner from the…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of the Witwatersrand

A project emphasising the significance of earth for dispossessed communities at the Avalon Cemetery was declared regional winner from the University of the Witwatersrand in the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards in a virtual ceremony on 11 December 2020. “My project examined the site through an archaeological…

27 Jan 2021
Bring skin back to life with Esse

World-leading probiotic skin care brand, Esse launched its Resurrect Serum in September and it recently entered the serum in the…

Bring skin back to life with Esse

World-leading probiotic skin care brand, Esse launched its Resurrect Serum in September and it recently entered the serum in the P&C Review / Symrise 2021 New Product Competition. Created for sensitive and sensitised skin, the Resurrect Serum harnesses the power of probiotics and biotechnology to provide high-level hydration and anti-wrinkle…

08 Dec 2020
Celebrating 10 Years and 100 Certifications!

This year, Solid Green has attained the double milestone of its tenth birthday and one hundred green building certifications! This…

Celebrating 10 Years and 100 Certifications!

This year, Solid Green has attained the double milestone of its tenth birthday and one hundred green building certifications! This monumental achievement includes 84 Green Star, 7 Net Zero, 6 EDGE and 3 LEED-certified projects. Solid Green’s 100th certification milestone was marked by the successful 4-Star Green Star SA multiple…

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