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University of Witwatersrand graduate Vedhant Maharaj has won the 29th Corobrik architectural student of the year award.  Corobrik has been supporting talented architectural students by organising this event for nearly three decade and winners of the Corobrik Award have gone on to make a name for themselves in the extremely…

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A far-sighted architectural student with his roots strongly planted in South African soil has won a prize for the design of an institutional building which will facilitate diversity and reinforce an emerging high street in Delft, a low income area 25km from Cape Town’s CBD. Clint Abrahams of the University…

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As the leading supplier of concrete materials in southern Africa, AfriSam has been supplying the Lesotho nation with superior quality cement for over half a century. The company established a physical presence in Lesotho when it opened its distribution centre in Maseru in 1999. This year AfriSam has, once again,…

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University of Cape Town landscape architecture graduate, Frank Kleinschmidt, has won the 2015 Corobrik Most Innovative Landscape Architecture Award for an innovative dissertation using an experimental board game known as Street Tactics™ to explore the exciting contemporary urban design concept known as “tactical urbanism”.   He took home a R6…

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Innovation, while incorporating ever-improving technology, is a standout quality that differentiates design resolutions and helps define architecture as special among one’s peers. Innovation, in sync with context, provides the delight factor permitting architectural design to compete comfortably on the world stage. Technical skill, technological understanding and the ability to create…

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Visitors to Corobrik’s new Lansdowne Centre will enjoy an enhanced customer experience in convenient new surroundings. The prominent new centre is based at 1 Mahillon Road, Philippi in Springfield, a mere 300 metres away from the previous premises, ensuring regular customers are not inconvenienced. “As the contract for our old…

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What’s new in SketchUp 2016? Feast your feature hungry eyes on this section. SketchUp, Connected Trimble Connect direct integration in SketchUp We’re integrating Trimble Connect directly into SketchUp. As a refresher, Connect is Trimble’s platform for storing, syncing, referencing, sharing, and collaborating on design/build projects. Sign up for a free account,…

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Entries are now open for the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation. The bi-annual awards recognise contributions that bring sustainable innovation to human living environments through an integrated approach to communities, planning, design, architecture, building practice, natural systems and technology. This year, two new award categories have been…

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Belgotex Floors offer the personal touch in carpet design with an expanded collection of customisable carpets    Two new collections – Touch Design ex stock and the African Collection incorporated into the Tuftweave custom program.   Touch Design is a collection of luxurious patterned tufted carpets available ex stock, ideal…

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