Leading Architecture & Design - latest Issue
Dec / Jan 2017
Author Gary I. CrawfordSource: Leading Architecture & Design 2017, pp 28 –28 (2017)More Less
Sustainability choices can touch every aspect of our daily life and increasingly influence architectural design, construction and product manufacturing. When comparative analyses are done, stainless steel is consistently one of the most environmentally friendly materials used today, contributing to a sustainable world in buildings, construction, transportation, healthcare, power, water supply and food.
Source: Leading Architecture & Design 2017, pp 30 –30 (2017)More Less
Trellidor has launched a new addition to their lifestyle security range that bridges the gap between attractive design and functional security. Trellidor Security Shutter is an aluminium louvre-style shutter with purpose-designed strengthening features that lift it into the security barrier realm.
Source: Leading Architecture & Design 2017, pp 36 –36 (2017)More Less
The Annual Steel Awards which are hosted by the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) in partnership with BSi Steel aim to showcase projects that demonstrate innovation and excellence in the use of structural steel in their designs. The Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley was entered into the Commercial Architectural Category by Savage & Dodd Architects with Structural Engineers THS & Associates and Trencon Construction.
Source: Leading Architecture & Design 2017, pp 40 –40 (2017)More Less
Source: Leading Architecture & Design 2017, pp 42 –42 (2017)More Less
Ideal for pool decks, weddings or conference venues, rooftop gardens and courtyards or to add a touch of green to dull, boring areas, DuraTurf artificial grass from Belgotex Floors is popping up in places where natural grass wouldn’t be seen dead! From restaurants and gyms, to kids play centres, pause areas and even trendy rooftop putting greens or driving ranges, DuraTurf adds colour and comfort to any hospitality environment without the upkeep.
Since fire was controlled for heat and cooking about 900 000 years ago, people have socially gathered around it. In the evolution process, women used to do the cooking, and men started the fire. Since the late 1600s roles changed. Men make the fire and braai the meat, while women complain about them standing around the fire.
Source: Leading Architecture & Design 2017, pp 44 –44 (2017)More Less
In 2013, the Silverstar Casino entertainment complex was expanded to include an amphitheatre, The Dome, on its western side. The attractive structure, designed and built by Otto Wijnberger of In2Structures, has been equipped with a basic lighting rig, stage and PA system, making it a suitable self-sustained venue for smaller shows hosted by Silverstar.
Source: Leading Architecture & Design 2017, pp 46 –46 (2017)More Less
Mesh is a members-only business and lifestyle space in the Keyes Art Mile in Rosebank designed by Tristan Du Plessis of Studio A. Mesh aims to create common ground for young aspiring creatives that are paving their way to success as well as the more established heads of business in Johannesburg.
Source: Leading Architecture & Design 2017, pp 50 –50 (2017)More Less
Riverbend Estate, located 5km from Waterfall City, Johannesburg, is considered the fastest-growing development node in the Southern Hemisphere. A key feature of the sectional title units available are upmarket finishes, which is where TAL products have played a critical role.
Source: Leading Architecture & Design 2017, pp 52 –52 (2017)More Less
Source: Leading Architecture & Design 2017, pp 54 –54 (2017)More Less
The new R1.4 billion Pretoria offices for Stats SA has been designed to house in the region of 3 000 employees. The spectacular new headquarters was designed by GLH & Associate Architects, by architects Marius Botha and Leon Fourie. The architects turned to Global Roofing Solutions, one of the largest metal roofing manufacturers in South Africa, for their roofing needs.