Engineering News | Architecture https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/architecture Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:15:35 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Health club receives net zero waste rating https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/health-club-receives-net-zero-waste-rating-2019-05-31 Mc'Kyla Nortje Architecture Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521471 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802458_resized_ecolutionsgreenbuilding0520191022.jpg NOTHING GOES TO WASTE Currently 93% of the gym’s waste is being diverted – an amount that was possible through an initial waste audit calculation 511 287 Green light for ‘net zero’ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-light-for-net-zero-2019-05-31 Mc'Kyla Nortje Architecture Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521462 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802439_resized_gbcsarosebankoffices0520191022.jpg RATINGS The GBCSA Rosebank office received a 4-Star Interiors Rating based on the assessment of the environmental attributes of the building’s interior fit-outs 511 287 Company develops new concrete curing blanket https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-curing-blanket-for-concrete-developed-2019-05-22 Cameron Mackay Architecture Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520537 1559629600 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 The Concrete Institute highlights composite road benefits https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-concrete-institute-highlights-composite-road-benefits-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Architecture Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520617 1559824947 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800589_resized_concretebryanperriemdconcreteinstititute1022.jpg BRYAN PERRIE South African roads are predominantly asphalt, and The Concrete Institute has been trying to make inroads for the use of concrete for roads 511 287 Hoërskool Driehoek walkway rebuilt following collaborative community effort https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/horskool-driehoek-walkway-rebuilt-following-collaborative-community-effort-2019-04-24 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:54:00 +0200 517886 1556089046 1556088840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795056_resized_constructiondriehoekhighschoolnewbridge042019arcelormittalsa1022.jpg The newly built walkway at Hoërskool Driehoek, in Vanderbijlpark 511 287 Sandton’s Leonardo an example of South Africa’s architectural future, says Co-Arc https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sandtons-leonardo-an-example-of-south-africas-architectural-future-says-co-arc-2019-04-23 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:57:00 +0200 517811 1556029184 1556013420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794915_resized_constructionleonardobuildingskylineview042019coarcinternationalarchitechts1022.jpg The Leonardo building, which is still under construction, pictured against the Sandton skyline 511 287 Unops to raise $647m for 100 000 houses in Kenya https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unops-to-raise-647m-for-100-000-houses-in-kenya-2019-01-24 Marleny Arnoldi COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:56:00 +0200 509524 1548321280 1548320160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Stakeholder development support aids growth in WC https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stakeholder-development-support-aids-growth-in-wc-2018-12-07 Thabi Madiba Architecture Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505273 1544166304 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767529_resized_businessintehwesterncapesiyenzamanufacturingindaba211120181022.jpg ON DISPLAY Manufacturers exhibited their products during the Manufacturing Indaba 511 287 Proper training, upgrading skills essential in flooring industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proper-training-and-updating-skills-are-essential-in-the-flooring-industry-2018-11-30 Thabi Madiba Architecture Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505068 1543988674 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Firm’s design breathes new life into industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-faade-design-breathes-new-life-into-industry-finalist-at-2018-steel-awards-2018-11-23 Simone Liedtke Architecture Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504078 1542699152 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764974_resized_steelgrainsilohotelandartmuseumtessabrunette112018arup1022.jpg CROWN JEWEL The V&A Grain Silo Complex project was once an agricultural silo for grain storage, and is now features prominently in the silo district development 511 287 Project to have major economic impact https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motherwell-project-to-have-major-economic-impact-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Architecture Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503333 1542362577 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763518_resized_prasatrainenroutetowolmertona659912421022.jpg MOTHERWELL PASSENGER RAIL CORRIDOR The construction of the railway line and associated infrastructure is scheduled to start in 2022/23 511 287 Steel Awards showcase resilience, workmanship in South African steel industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-awards-showcase-resilience-workmanship-in-south-african-steel-industry-2018-10-12 Simone Liedtke STEEL Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:19:00 +0200 501707 1539586199 1539350340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760196_resized_steelsouthafricaninstituteforsteelconstructionsteelawards102018saisc1022.jpg 511 287 Company diversifies aluminium offering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-diversifies-aluminium-offering-2018-09-28 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Architecture Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498930 1537859690 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754667_resized_stalcoracp09181022jpg.jpeg DESIGN VERSATILITY The aluminium composite material panels allow for versatile facade designs 511 287 Laser scanning awareness increased in industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-scanning-awareness-increased-in-industries-2018-09-14 Jessica Oosthuizen Architecture Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497281 1536650744 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750854_resized_archiscan09181022.jpg LASER SCANNING Laser scanning delivers exceptionally accurate measurements and it is a nondestructive, noninvasive and safe method of mapping out structures 511 287 Unique design solution for 92 Rivonia Road project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unique-design-solution-for-92-rivonia-road-project-2018-07-20 Melissa Zisengwe Architecture Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493222 1533214178 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741543_resized_perisa07181022.jpg A UNIQUE CHALLENGE The project was a major challenge from a structural and architectural point of view 511 287 Environment-friendly design for art gallery https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environment-friendly-design-for-art-gallery-2018-07-06 Schalk Burger Sustainable Construction Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489548 1530541319 1530828000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732782_resized_norvalfoundationdhkdavesouthwood0106181022.jpg NORVAL FOUNDATION ART GALLERY The gallery has rooftop solar photovoltaic panels, a building management system, water-saving measures, a grey-water purification system and stormwater return to the wetland 511 287 Douala Grand Mall construction under way in Cameroon https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/douala-grand-mall-construction-under-way-in-cameroon-2018-06-11 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Mon, 11 Jun 2018 11:09:00 +0200 489319 1528708885 1528708140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732271_resized_renovoartistimpressionofdoualagrandmallanddoualabusinessparkincameroon0620181022.jpg Artist impression of Douala Grand Mall, in Cameroon 511 287 Bolt-together building system designed for use by those with little experience https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-bolt-together-building-system-lowers-costs-employs-unskilled-labour-2018-03-30 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481317 1527859807 1522360800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714492_resized_klevabrickhouse.jpg SIMPLISTIC BUILDING Klevabricks enable the bolting together of bricks to form the shape of a house or any building 511 287 ICT infrastructure still following the money, but new model possible https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ict-infrastructure-following-wealth-apartheid-patterns-but-change-possible-2018-03-16 Schalk Burger Digital Infrastructure Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479633 1521033715 1521151200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Built environment summit in May https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/yearly-summit-on-built-environment-moves-to-may-greater-attendance-expected-2018-02-23 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478232 1519809498 1519941600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Over 20 000 visitors expected at event https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/over-20-000-visitors-expected-at-event-2018-03-02 Simone Liedtke bauma CONEXPO AFRICA Official Preview Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477926 1519809541 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706695_resized_baumaconexpoafricanasrec022018messemunchen1022.jpg 2018 EDITION The third iteration of the event in Africa will be held from March 13 to 16 511 287 Discovery headquarters nears completion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/discovery-headquarters-nears-completion-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Architecture Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476969 1518500544 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704619_resized_wbhodiscoverybuildingcivilengineeringconstruction0220181022.jpg VISIONARY CONSTRUCTION The vision for the Discovery building extends beyond providing indoor environmental quality for the occupants, to the integration of a building into a healthier, more desirable surrounding precinct 511 287 Drones offer inspection and maintenance benefits for built environment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drones-offer-inspection-and-maintenance-benefits-for-built-environment-2018-02-16 Dylan Slater DRONES Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477472 1518691736 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705710_resized_janethomsonppfotor.png JANE THOMSON Remotely piloted aircraft systems can lower costs, enhance general visibility and improve personnel safety 511 287 Turner & Townsend’s Kenyan business to merge with Nairobi-based firm https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/turner-townsends-kenyan-business-to-merge-with-nairobi-based-firm-2018-02-06 Dylan Slater MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:24:00 +0200 477445 1517927226 1517927040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 PPC Imaginarium Awards takes over prestigious Des Baker Award https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppc-imaginarium-awards-takes-over-prestigious-des-baker-award-2018-02-02 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Fri, 02 Feb 2018 09:37:00 +0200 477108 1517558415 1517557020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Afrimat construction index reveals quarterly improvement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrimat-construction-index-reveals-quarterly-improvement-2017-12-07 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:11:00 +0200 473450 1512656037 1512655860 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Landmark projects help Esor to improve performance in tough market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/landmark-projects-help-esor-to-improve-finances-2017-11-17 Dylan Slater Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470178 1510643470 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Maintenance and upgrades on cards for Platinum Corridor in 2018 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/various-maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-route-to-start-in-2018-2017-11-10 Simone Liedtke ROADS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469410 1510037533 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688493_resized_liamclarke10171022duane.jpg LIAM CLARKE Construction of a second carriageway on the N4 between the M17 and the R512 will start in January 2018 511 287 New council announced by architectural body https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saclap-announces-new-council-2017-11-10 Dylan Slater Architecture Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469539 1510037535 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Fabric containers used to divert Orange river for bridge-widening project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fabric-containers-facilitate-bridge-widening-equipment-divert-river-2017-10-27 Dylan Slater Construction Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468071 1509091430 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685486_resized_n12hopetown02georevetbagsconsolidatingtheplatformcopyfotor.jpg GEOTEXTILE SOLUTION The project required 1 000 GeoRevet Geobags to help create the piling platform structure 511 287 Apartheid Museum to honour Advocate Bizos https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/apartheid-museum-to-honour-advocate-bizos-2017-10-24 Sane Dhlamini COMMEMORATION Tue, 24 Oct 2017 14:19:00 +0200 468747 1508848717 1508847540 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686985_resized_georgebizos1022.jpg Advocate George Bizos 511 287 Buried utility locating facility essential for accurate information https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buried-utility-locating-facility-essential-for-accurate-information-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Architecture Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466184 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681155_resized_uslfacility092017boschmunitech1022.jpg NECESSARY SERVICE The Underground Services Location facility helps with the planning of new pipe designs, utility diversions and new construction 511 287 Construction starts on new R500m office tower development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-starts-construction-of-new-r500m-office-tower-development-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466637 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682176_resized_properttydevelopmentablanddhk35lowerlongperspective0920171022.jpg ENVISAGED DESIGN The building will have a modern look, characterised by dynamic glazed façades of floor–to-ceiling heights 511 287 Geospatial products distributor launches world’s smallest image laser scanner locally https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geospatial-products-distributor-launches-worlds-smallest-image-laser-scanner-locally-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464918 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678624_resized_geomaticsacielgeomaticsleicablk360scannertablet0920171022.jpg EASE OF USE The integration of the Leica BLK360 laser image scanner and Autodesk software streamlines the reality capture process 511 287 Growthpoint launches South Africa’s first dual-certified property portfolio https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growthpoint-launches-south-africas-first-dual-certified-property-portfolio-2017-09-28 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:57:00 +0200 466244 1506688987 1506607020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681290_resized_growthpointpropertiesofficedivsiondirectorrudolfpienaar0920171022.jpg Growthpoint Properties office division director Rudolf Pienaar 511 287 Advanced lighting technology boasts significant improvements https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-lighting-technology-boasts-significant-improvements-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Architecture Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461921 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671909_resized_magnetcenturionmallparkade082017magnetenergy1022.jpg TRADITIONALLY COMPLEX Lighting solutions for parkades are complex projects, as most of the installation work needs to be done outside of normal business hours 511 287