In an effort to expedite the provision of affordable housing opportunities across the city, the City of Cape Town is seeking additional social housing partners.
As part of its focus on Youth Month, the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) is participating in career expos to promote architecture as a viable and meaningful career choice for high school learners. In so doing, it aims to raise awareness about the architectural profession.
There is still time to enter the Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA), hosted by the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC). Entries for work completed between November 2015 and May 2017 must be in before 28 June 2017.
Crystal Lagoons, formed by scientist and property developer Fernando Fischmann and specialising in creating lagoons in conjunction with waterfront-style residential complexes, has signed its first deal in Africa - a 1.5 hectare lagoon in the new Blyde Riverwalk development in Pretoria, South Africa. The deal is the first of several projects that Crystal Lagoons hopes to develop in the continent.
In 1900, just 15% of the world's population lived in cities. Now that proportion is over 50%, which is a lot of people. In fact, it means around 4 billion human beings rely on urban infrastructure to keep them warm, mobile and clean.
Dragan Savic 2 days ago
The Department of Energy (DoE) and Eskom again did not provide any clarity to investors in the renewable energy sector as to when the power utility will sign power purchase agreements with independent power producers.
Situated in Germiston, Sun Silicates is currently the only company in South Africa that supplies both vermiculite and perlite-based insulating media used in the construction industry. With a history of over 12 years in the metallurgical and chemical industry, the company has undergone major expansion over the last four years, recently achieving ISO 2001:2015 certification.
Sindy Peters 3 days ago
A number of planned communities being built with connectivity at their core - and not Johannesburg and Cape Town - are leading the local race toward being truly integrated smart cities that are using technology to enhance livability, workability and sustainability.
Jacques du Toit 3 days ago
In order to improve access into, out of and around Sandton Central, three new bridges are to be built.
After being named a regional winner in the 30th Corobrik Architectural Awards, Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny from the University of KwaZulu-Natal went on to scoop the top prize in the national competition. His winning thesis, titled Design for [bio] diversity, explores the role of architecture in ecological conservation, proposing an environmental awareness and water research facility within the Springfield industrial park/ uMgeni River catchment area in Durban.
Sindy Peters 19 Jun 2017
Accelerate Property Fund's share price plunged 7.69% to R6 on Wednesday, 14 June, after the group said its income growth was expected to be flat for two years, owing to costs related to its multibillion-rand Fourways shopping centre expansion.
Alistair Anderson 19 Jun 2017