The Rise of Container Homes in Africa

Over the years, professional builders have developed effective ways of designing innovative and sustainable homes. In Africa, most of the homes are built with concretes, blocks, sands, and other forms of earthly structures. These structures are all beautiful, and they provide excellent stability and comfort for the dwellers. In recent years, there has been a […]

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Modern Trends in Ceiling Design

There have been several disruptions in the manufacturing and design industry. Things are changing very fast, and manufacturers are catching up with it. Suspended ceiling and white ceiling titles are becoming a thing of the past as ceiling designs and materials for both Informal and formal workspaces become more sophisticated. Clients, as well as manufacturers, […]

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How Inbound Marketing Can Grow Your Building Products or Services Brand

Nowadays, the digital landscape has reshaped the way businesses are done in the industrial and building industry. In a 2017 survey by engineering.com, industry leaders showed that their budgets were growing instead of shrinking. Like every businessperson, people who run building products or services business would want to grow their brands. To do that, they’d […]

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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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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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