Curtain Walls and Structural Glazing System

Featured Image Credit: Sapa Building System A curtain wall system is an outer covering of a building with non-structural outer walls, and it is used to keep the weather out and the occupants in. It can be made of lightweight materials to reduce the cost of construction, since it is just a facade, and does […]

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5 Monumental Religious buildings in Africa

1. Faith Tabernacle, Nigeria: Faith Tabernacle is situated at Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. The facility has a capacity of 50,400 worshippers, and it is the largest church auditorium in the world in terms of capacity. The gigantic facility, which was constructed within 12 months, has no visible pillars within, so the gigantic roofing stands suspended […]

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Sliding Room Dividers

Sliding room dividers are preferred over walls because they make various space design options possible, being flexible. With them, you can open and close spaces up as you wish. And because they’re flexible, you can have all the space you want while still enjoying the privacy you need. Sliding room dividers can either be floor-to-ceiling […]

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5 Monumental Sports Facilities in Africa

1. Cape Town Stadium (South Africa) The Cape Town Stadium, one of Africa’s breathtaking sports facility, is situated in Cape Town, South Africa. The 69,000 capacity stadium, is used for football and rugby. It is located in Green Point, between Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. The monumental stadium, which cost US$600 million was built […]

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Handrails in Staircase Design

Staircases can add to the aesthetics of a luxury home. Gone are the days when they only serve as elevators; staircase designs have evolved over the years to become one of the most attention grabbing sections of any home. Although, there are divers staircase designs, one of the most important aspects of any staircase that […]

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Trending Kitchen Designs

A luxury kitchen is one which combines aesthetic design with great furniture and appliances to aid its functionality, and to inspire seamless culinary activities. In this article, we bring you some of the latest kitchens trends with state of the art fittings and fixtures, and time-saving appliances and amenities to make your happy space both […]

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Floor Finishes

Commercial flooring is commonly used in public spaces which experience heavy foot traffic such as schools, hospitals, hotels, restaurants, offices and shopping centres.  They are thus required to be durable and low-maintenance. There are various factors that must be considered before deciding on a commercial flooring option. These include aesthetics, cost, strength, hardness and adaptability […]

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David Adjaye unveils designs for children’s cancer treatment centre in Rwanda

The architect, who was born in Tanzania, is designing the Gahanga International Children’s Cancer Hospital for a four-hectare site in Gahanga, a region to the south of Rwandan capital Kigali. sign Group, a nonprofit US firm, plans to start an architecture and design training centre in Kigali, Rwanda, to help address the “dearth of professional […]

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Calabar International Convention Center

The Calabar International Convention Center in the southeastern part of Nigeria is located in the scenic river delta of the Cross River State bordering Cameroun. The multi-functional and flexible building will also offer the citizens of Calabar a new cultural centre that will provide the setting for concerts, film festivals and exhibitions. The Calabar International […]

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The Beauty of Africa’s Traditional Architecture, In One Big Database

In 2014, architect Jon Sojkowski created the first online database of African vernacular architecture, using photos he’d taken during his research trips to Zambia, Malawi, and Swaziland, as well as photos from Flickr and photographer submissions. So far, his database includes photos for 48 countries, and he’s asking more people to submit photos. African cities […]

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