24 Nov 2020
Paragon Interface completes multi-company fit-out at 1 Park Lane

If designing the interior fit-out for an iconic building is not enough of a demanding challenge. Imagine the complexities that…

Paragon Interface completes multi-company fit-out at 1 Park Lane

If designing the interior fit-out for an iconic building is not enough of a demanding challenge. Imagine the complexities that arise; when a building contains different clients; each with their own requirements, branding and aesthetics. This was the challenge that faced interior architecture company Paragon Interface; part of the Paragon…

23 Nov 2020
KZN Covid-19 wards with fast track solution

Working closely with the Department of Health in Kwa-Zulu Natal; TAL has helped fast track an overhaul of the healthcare…

KZN Covid-19 wards with fast track solution

Working closely with the Department of Health in Kwa-Zulu Natal; TAL has helped fast track an overhaul of the healthcare facilities at Clairwood Hospital in Mobeni, Durban. Originally converted from army barracks into a hospital in 1956; Clairwood Hospital required significant renovations in order to transform it into a functional…

17 Nov 2020
Touchless technology at airports to mitigate the spread of the virus

The adoption of touchless technology in airports is accelerating the recovery period of the pandemic. This is due to its…

Touchless technology at airports to mitigate the spread of the virus

The adoption of touchless technology in airports is accelerating the recovery period of the pandemic. This is due to its infection control benefits in mitigating the spread of the virus. Reduction of touchpoints According to the World Health Organisation, hand transmission is the main pathway to germ contagion. In comparison…

17 Nov 2020
Barloworld and Caterpillar ‘bubble’ showroom a winner at SAISC Steel Awards 2020

Paragon Architects is proud to be associated with the Barloworld and Caterpillar Head Office and Showroom in Isando, Johannesburg, developed…

Barloworld and Caterpillar ‘bubble’ showroom a winner at SAISC Steel Awards 2020

Paragon Architects is proud to be associated with the Barloworld and Caterpillar Head Office and Showroom in Isando, Johannesburg, developed by the Eris Property Group. The flagship project was nominated for the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) Steel Awards 2020 by steelwork contractor Central Welding Works. It was…

16 Nov 2020
Without meaningful community engagement, infrastructure development projects will fail

“Communities are an integral part of any infrastructure and construction project. They must be seen as rightful participants and the…

Without meaningful community engagement, infrastructure development projects will fail

“Communities are an integral part of any infrastructure and construction project. They must be seen as rightful participants and the different voices that exist in every community need to be heard. Women; the youth; the aged; the disabled; etc. Firms and contractors need to be prepared to spend time on meaningful and effective public…

05 Nov 2020
Growthpoint receives world-leading green building certification

The new Exxaro head office building in Centurion, developed and owned by Growthpoint, has achieved a 6-Star green rating. The Growthpoint Properties owned…

Growthpoint receives world-leading green building certification

The new Exxaro head office building in Centurion, developed and owned by Growthpoint, has achieved a 6-Star green rating. The Growthpoint Properties owned and developed Exxaro head office in Centurion; achieved 6-Star As-Built rating from the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) under the Green Star New Build certification system. Green building certification…

28 Oct 2020
Curro Helderwyk becomes top hockey contender with Turftech’s latest pitch installation

Most schools are looking forward to getting back to sports when allowed. But the pupils at Curro Helderwyk are more enthusiastic; because…

Curro Helderwyk becomes top hockey contender with Turftech’s latest pitch installation

Most schools are looking forward to getting back to sports when allowed. But the pupils at Curro Helderwyk are more enthusiastic; because they will finally get the chance to try out the newly-installed Turftech artificial hockey pitch. The first FIH (International Hockey Federation)-certified hockey field in Gauteng’s Brakpan area. Budding players have…

19 Oct 2020
AECOM delivers remote infrastructure project successfully using digital innovation

The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is one of the world’s most successful transboundary water resource management schemes between the…

AECOM delivers remote infrastructure project successfully using digital innovation

The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is one of the world’s most successful transboundary water resource management schemes between the governments of Lesotho and South Africa. The project consists of water transfer, hydropower, ancillary developments and advance infrastructure. The water-transfer component of LHWP Phase II consists of the construction of…

14 Oct 2020
Timber facade rises from sustainability ethos

Driving down Dock Road in the direction of the Watershed at the V&A Waterfront near the One and Only hotel…

Timber facade rises from sustainability ethos

Driving down Dock Road in the direction of the Watershed at the V&A Waterfront near the One and Only hotel to the right, one cannot help notice the impressive and completely unique engineered timber pleated façade warmly cladding the Waterfront’s newest building which is currently under construction on the left.  Incorporating cross-laminated timber (CLT), and various…

07 Oct 2020
A new public CCTV system helps to make Sandton Central better and safer

Sandton Central’s new closed-circuit television (CCTV) system officially launched on 1 August 2020. The Sandton Central Management District (SCMD) state-of-the-art…

A new public CCTV system helps to make Sandton Central better and safer

Sandton Central’s new closed-circuit television (CCTV) system officially launched on 1 August 2020. The Sandton Central Management District (SCMD) state-of-the-art system uses artificial intelligence to detect and respond to specific events. When an incident is spotted, it sends an alert to a central control room. A real-time video feed enables…

06 Oct 2020
Skills and equipment allow Jet Demolition to respond quickly and effectively to emergency projects

Projects carried out under emergency conditions are generally more taxing than planned demolition works. “Our skilled personnel, combined with our…

Skills and equipment allow Jet Demolition to respond quickly and effectively to emergency projects

Projects carried out under emergency conditions are generally more taxing than planned demolition works. “Our skilled personnel, combined with our well-maintained fleet of demolition equipment, means that we can respond to emergency projects quickly and effectively, with the team working as a cohesive unit,” comments Jet Demolition Contracts Manager Kate…

30 Sep 2020
Divercity’s R1.8-billion Jewel City redevelopment in Maboneng, Joburg

A dumbfoundingly magnificent new space has been added to the celebrated Maboneng precinct in the Johannesburg CBD. The major R1.8-billion…

Divercity’s R1.8-billion Jewel City redevelopment in Maboneng, Joburg

A dumbfoundingly magnificent new space has been added to the celebrated Maboneng precinct in the Johannesburg CBD. The major R1.8-billion Jewel City redevelopment is a massive new extension of Maboneng, which adds a completely new dimension to this immensely popular and vibrant area, and expands what is very possibly Johannesburg’s…

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