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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ASSA ABLOY high performance timber door

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, is launching a new range of high performance timber doors for the public, commercial and high-end residential market. The new SMARTec timber door range has been developed to offer a complete doorset solution of high quality, high performing doors and frames complete with all ironmongery […]

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Office of the Future

For several decades, there has been much talk about the “office of the future”, a futuristic design and arrangement of the everyday office. Microsoft, IBM and some other organisations have proposed designs that they claim would revolutionize the office as we presently know it. Despite the innovative designs, some persons still talk of the “future”, […]

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Inclusive design in Africa

People with disabilities face various types of barriers everyday especially when it comes to a building’s design and the professionals who design, commission and construct these buildings need to keep these barriers in mind when designing a particular building. People with disability need to be given due consideration since they have rights as everyone else. […]

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BIM and the Future of Nigeria Building Industry

With the recent advancements in IT and technology in general, numerous innovations have been seen across different industries, which have reshaped the way businesses and various activities are carried out. As a result, a more competitive atmosphere is developed among business owners whose main theme song is not working hard, but working smart considering the […]

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NAMIBIA: Works of Young Architects on display till May 9

The works of Young Architects in Africa are currently on display at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre Gallery. This exhibition which is a production by AS Architecture Studio is a showcase of selected projects from the competition they took part in France in 2014. It highlights the plight of young architects in their search for an architectural language that emphasises and encompasses […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: CDC plans sanitation upgrade for schools in Southern Cape

Coega Development Corporation (CDC) on behalf of the Department of  Education (DoE) in Eastern Cape of South Africa has set up a sanitation upgrade project for rural schools in the region at an estimated cost of US $10.41M. Through this project, 108 schools in Transkei will get 947 toilets as part of an initiative to […]

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UGANDA: 10-storey parking lot coming soon

Mercantile Properties has revealed plans to provide a 10-storey building parking lot on Colville street in Kampala Central Business District. KCCA Deputy Public Relations Officer, Robert Kalumba stated that the Shs 27.3bn investment will help decongest the city. Figures by Uganda Revenue Authority show that Uganda has over 800,000 vehicles with about half of them in […]

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ETHIOPIA: East African Bottling Share Company to set up a new plant

As part of plans to invest in Ethiopia, East African Bottling Share Company (EABSC) has started construction of a plant in Bahir DarDar, Amhara Regional State at a cost of US$21m. The plant will be construed on 30 hectares of land and is expected to be complete within 18 months and also to produce 15 million units […]

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