17 Jun 2015
A Dose Of Good Design

The newly built Du Noon Community Health Centre by Martin Kruger Associates proposes a new architectural typology for community health…

A Dose Of Good Design

The newly built Du Noon Community Health Centre by Martin Kruger Associates proposes a new architectural typology for community health care facilities that draws on urban design principles. While access to health care services is ensconced in the Bill of Rights of the South African Constitution, access to good architecture…

10 Jun 2015
An Architectural Snackathon

Kolman Boye Architects, Benchmark and AHEC collaborated to create a unique food delivery experience for Wallpaper* Handmade in Milan last…

An Architectural Snackathon

Kolman Boye Architects, Benchmark and AHEC collaborated to create a unique food delivery experience for Wallpaper* Handmade in Milan last month. The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) partnered with architects Kolman Boye and furniture-makers Benchmark to showcase a towering structure of food plates in a commission for Wallpaper* Handmade 2015…

28 May 2015
Theatre Of Dreams

It was the unique location of the National Theater of Bahrain that inspired French architects, as.architecture-studio, to situate this 12,000m2…

Theatre Of Dreams

It was the unique location of the National Theater of Bahrain that inspired French architects, as.architecture-studio, to situate this 12,000m2 theatre facing the artificial lagoon of the National Museum, so as to preserve its views and, more importantly, its majestic profile towards the sea.

20 Apr 2015
Santam Gives Offices A Green Refurb

Ensuring that one of the nation’s leading insurers is best represented in the built environment is all in a day’s…

Santam Gives Offices A Green Refurb

Ensuring that one of the nation’s leading insurers is best represented in the built environment is all in a day’s work for Inhouse Brand Architects. The corporate brand custodians for Santam’s built brand, Inhouse has created an interior brand manual for Santam and ever since has been responsible for rolling…

30 Mar 2015
Urban Puzzle Nears Completion

The Sandton skyline is forever shaped by the remarkable Alice Lane buildings designed by Paragon Architects. We spoke to the…

Urban Puzzle Nears Completion

The Sandton skyline is forever shaped by the remarkable Alice Lane buildings designed by Paragon Architects. We spoke to the team behind this ambitious project as the last of the six buildings nears completion, about the technology that’s enabled them to push design boundaries.

22 Jan 2015
Design stars head for Guild design fair in February

Carlo Massoud will be at Guild  As the world awakens to the economic potential of Africa, all eyes are on…

Design stars head for Guild design fair in February

Carlo Massoud will be at Guild  As the world awakens to the economic potential of Africa, all eyes are on its sources and likely staying power. A leading supporter of design-driven economic growth, Southern Guild is putting the spotlight on the continent with GUILD, Africa’s only international design fair in…

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…

20 Jan 2015
Plascon talks paint 2015

A new year always brings with it a new batch of paint trends. Plascon Colour Manager Anne Roselt gives some…

Plascon talks paint 2015

A new year always brings with it a new batch of paint trends. Plascon Colour Manager Anne Roselt gives some insight into those trends that will be influencing the design world this year. Plascon launched their 2015 Palette at Decorex Joburg in August last year and will be showcasing this…

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…

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