The South African economy is hampered by a tragic irony
Barry van Jaarsveld 1 day ago
Infrastructure projects are complex, often large and long-term undertaking, and the inherent risk can have far-reaching consequences for every stakeholder throughout their lifecycle
The way we design our cities needs a serious rethink
Nicholas Stevens and Paul Salmon 1 day ago
Kansai Plascon, better known as Plascon to most, sponsored a duo for the Absa Cape Epic. Their corporate and digital communication specialist Zurita Moore explains why and how this ties into the brand's new positioning: ‘designed for life'
Leigh Andrews 2 days ago
Work has begun on a new industrial precinct situated on the slopes of the Durbanville Hills estate
Like it or not, we measure the success (or failure) of cities according to broad principles of urban culture inherited largely from the west
Lesley Lokko 2 days ago
The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) expects unusually difficult wage talks in SA's embattled steel and engineering sector in 2017
Karl Gernetzky 2 days ago
French-Swiss cement maker LafargeHolcim said on Monday, 24 April, its chief executive Eric Olsen is stepping down following an internal investigation into the company's activities in Syria
Consumers tend to veer towards the cheapest option during tough economic times and some contractors may be tempted to cut corners
Infrastructure investment company GAIA commissioned interior design firm Inhouse Brand Architects to design its new Cape Town office space
A 51-metre glass elevator will provide a whole new perspective on God's Window, one of South Africa's most well-known natural beauty spots
The combined Kenyan and Tanzanian decorative paints and coatings market is expected to achieve a CAGR of 6.7% up by 2020
Resilience is a word that's thrown around a lot these days. It means different things to different people
Gina Ziervogel and Lorena Pasquini 21 Apr 2017
Urban property developer Blok will be launching a new development concept in Cape Town's Bo-Kaap with the aim of providing urban homes to a more diverse range of incomes
The Rezidor Hotel Group has opened a Park Inn by Radisson in Nairobi's Westlands, the 35th hotel in its African portfolio..
Kwane Capital has acquired a 63.75% stake in the TFM Group in a cash transaction
Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor Mzwandile Masina has announced a R2.4bn programme for the electrification of informal settlements across Ekurhuleni, with over 16,000 households to be completed by the end of this financial year
Planning to redesign your kitchen can often mean hours of stress and lots of money spent, however, there are many new options available for you to give your current kitchen a fresh new look without breaking the bank
Drone footage taken late last week has revealed massive sewage spill pollution flowing from the Kelvin Jones Waste Water Treatment Plant into the heavily polluted Swartkops River
Estelle Ellis 19 Apr 2017
The Tour & Taxis building in Brussels, Belgium is a brick, glass and wrought iron example of 19th-century architecture. The massive formerly industrial site is now home to cultural events and business offices. Its new purpose deserves a new design. Vincent Callebaut Architecture recently released plans to turn the concrete heritage site into a green, sustainable, modern piece of architecture in line with the goals of conservation in urban spaces.
Jamie Matroos 5 Apr 2017
The City of Paris on Tuesday, 28 March, dumped French-Swiss group LafargeHolcim as supplier of sand for the makeshift "Paris Plages" beach over the company's readiness to supply cement for US President Donald Trump's controversial border wall.
Portuguese startup Ecocubo's 96ft2 prefab is intended to host nomads who find themselves roughing it in the wild. It's an environmentally friendly alternative living space designed by architect António Fernandes in collaboration with the Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto (UPTEC).
Bo Bushwinkel 16 Mar 2017