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…

30 Sep 2020
Iconic Sandton Building Given A Facelift

Since 2016 the City of Johannesburg has embarked on an ambitious programme to renovate its iconic but dilapidated buildings throughout its suburbs, and…

Iconic Sandton Building Given A Facelift

Since 2016 the City of Johannesburg has embarked on an ambitious programme to renovate its iconic but dilapidated buildings throughout its suburbs, and while the 3 Alice Lane building was renovated by its owner, it continued this familiar trend of restoring older buildings in the City. Not only is a restoration significantly more cost-effective than rebuilding, but…

23 Sep 2020
SABIS School Runda achieves Green Star Africa-Kenya PEB rating

The new SABIS® International School – Runda in Nairobi achieved a 4-Star Green Star Africa-Kenya PEB v1 Design Rating in…

SABIS School Runda achieves Green Star Africa-Kenya PEB rating

The new SABIS® International School – Runda in Nairobi achieved a 4-Star Green Star Africa-Kenya PEB v1 Design Rating in April 2020. The school is being presented as a case study at the World Green Building Week (21-25 September), and a tree-planting ceremony is being planned as part of the…

23 Sep 2020
V&A Waterfront ‘Theatre to Food Making’ incubator to add a further 4,348m2 to the existing cruise terminal

R63-million investment in partnership with the National Treasury’s Jobs Fund to create major opportunities for food talent within new, 360o farm-to-fork…

V&A Waterfront ‘Theatre to Food Making’ incubator to add a further 4,348m2 to the existing cruise terminal

R63-million investment in partnership with the National Treasury’s Jobs Fund to create major opportunities for food talent within new, 360o farm-to-fork food experience. The V&A Waterfront is pushing ahead with a ground-breaking plan to develop a visionary and local food community incubator starring South African flavours and culture, which will create jobs and…

02 Sep 2020
Realising the potential of embattled Cape York

The Cape York building in Johannesburg’s CBD has risen from the ashes to fulfil its potential Previously owned by the…

Realising the potential of embattled Cape York

The Cape York building in Johannesburg’s CBD has risen from the ashes to fulfil its potential Previously owned by the Bank of Mozambique and abandoned, Cape York had been hijacked and fraudulently sold, with several “owners” allowing it to become severely overcrowded and collecting rent illegally. It was infamous as…

03 Jul 2020
Hitachi ABB Power Grids commences operations

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36…

Hitachi ABB Power Grids commences operations

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36 000 people in 90 countries.

02 Jul 2020
A modern gem in Victorian Cape Town

TUHF Product: Mitra Mews Original configuration: Victorian house with old sheds and a shop to a green townhouse security complex.

A modern gem in Victorian Cape Town

TUHF Product: Mitra Mews Original configuration: Victorian house with old sheds and a shop to a green townhouse security complex.

29 Jun 2020
Cintocare Hospital development achieves Africa’s first Green Star rating for a healthcare property

The specialised surgical hospital development by Growthpoint Properties and Cintocare, the first facility of its kind in South Africa, has…

Cintocare Hospital development achieves Africa’s first Green Star rating for a healthcare property

The specialised surgical hospital development by Growthpoint Properties and Cintocare, the first facility of its kind in South Africa, has also become the first healthcare property on the African continent to be awarded a Green Star rating. In a milestone achievement for green building and healthcare in South Africa, Cintocare…

24 Jun 2020
Discovery building six Green Stars

The new Discovery head office is only one of a handful of projects to have achieved a 6-Star Green Star…

Discovery building six Green Stars

The new Discovery head office is only one of a handful of projects to have achieved a 6-Star Green Star As-Built rating. This achievement from the Green Building Council of South Africa, pushes the envelope for an environment- and occupant-friendly building.

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