Projects

keyboard_arrow_upSE Controls products integrate with smoke control system at New CCI office in Durban
keyboard_arrow_downSE Controls products integrate with smoke control system at New CCI office in Durban

Specialist OS2 SHEVTEC controllers, manual control point switches and more than 60 chain actuators from SE Controls Africa have been installed as an integral part of the smoke control system at CCI South Africa’s new 13 000m² office building at Umhlanga Ridge. Overseen by property developer JT Ross, the new building was designed by Paton […]

keyboard_arrow_upNew Mac Care Janitor Sink at the newly constructed AC Hotel
keyboard_arrow_downNew Mac Care Janitor Sink at the newly constructed AC Hotel

Mac Brothers are proud to announce that it has launched the new Mac Care Janitor sink at the newly constructed AC Hotel by Marriot Cape Town Waterfront. The hotel managers selected this sanitaryware because it is a combination of a janitor sink with a hand wash basin for improved hygiene. The new Mac Care Janitor […]

keyboard_arrow_upLondon’s Tower Bridge Turns 125
keyboard_arrow_downLondon’s Tower Bridge Turns 125

When it opened in 1894, London’s Tower Bridge was hailed as a triumph of Victorian engineering. It was the largest and most sophisticated overpass of its kind in the world, using hydraulic steam engines to raise and lower the two bridge sections (known as bascules, from the French for “see-saw”) to allow ships to pass […]

keyboard_arrow_upState of the art access control for Kyalami Estate
keyboard_arrow_downState of the art access control for Kyalami Estate

Kyalami estates are one of the earliest examples of a development enclosed by a security wall with 24-hour controlled access, but it is more than that, combining all the benefits of urban convenience with the tranquillity and space of a rural environment thanks to extensive parklands and a natural wetland. The client wanted state of […]

keyboard_arrow_upSika head office gets a revamp
keyboard_arrow_downSika head office gets a revamp

In order to maintain its professional corporate image, Sika South Africa undertook a refurbishment project in the company’s head office reception area, which included structural and aesthetic upgrades to the walls and flooring. Sika South Africa’s head office is located in Westmead, Pinetown, and is renowned for supplying speciality chemicals to the building and automotive industries. […]

keyboard_arrow_upNorthgate Heights chooses quality – uPVC windows and doors
keyboard_arrow_downNorthgate Heights chooses quality – uPVC windows and doors

Northgate Heights chooses quality – uPVC windows and doors tick all the boxes for 295 apartments Northgate Heights is ideally situated in the north of Johannesburg. Catering for young professionals that require a comfortable lifestyle, the apartments range from single bedroom to family-sized 3-bedroom apartments. For the developers of Northgate Heights, Key Projects (Pty) Ltd […]

keyboard_arrow_upVoltex’s Smart Metering System powers up customers
keyboard_arrow_downVoltex’s Smart Metering System powers up customers

Property portfolio managers and tenants are facing punishing escalations in water and electricity tariffs. Consequently, making every cent count has never been more important, nor has the need to ensure that billing is accurate and that the collection of monies is efficient. Invirotel, a specialist division of the Proudly Bidvest group’s Voltex, have put the […]

keyboard_arrow_upStand a chance to win an Anti-Fatigue mat!
keyboard_arrow_downStand a chance to win an Anti-Fatigue mat!

Tell Coba Africa what you think – and Win! Your valued feedback means that we can always strive to provide a better service.  Your feedback will not only help us create a better customer experience for you but also automatically enter you to stand a chance of winning one of five FREE Orthomat® Black Anti-Fatigue […]

keyboard_arrow_upBidvest Laundry Group goes green
keyboard_arrow_downBidvest Laundry Group goes green

  Bidvest Laundry Group has led the field in total laundry solutions in South Africa for more than 35 years. It offers factories, mines, hotels and hospitals a comprehensive laundry service tailored to their exact requirements. As an ISO 9001 accredited operation, quality, consistency and reliability are hallmarks of the service it provides. Along with […]

keyboard_arrow_upRe-imagined Ferndale on Republic marries nostalgia and a breath of fresh air
keyboard_arrow_downRe-imagined Ferndale on Republic marries nostalgia and a breath of fresh air

Ferndale on Republic, previously known as the Brightwater Commons and the Randburg Waterfront before that, was initially created as a city waterfront development – a romantic notion in Johannesburg in the 1980s. The waterfront element was removed when it underwent a renovation and became the Brightwater Commons, which introduced landscaping and parks to the development, […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe all-inclusive shopping centre
keyboard_arrow_downThe all-inclusive shopping centre

BI Architects and Space Planners offers a full architectural service, from the design stage to site handover. Coupled with its experience in strategic planning and brief development, and facilities planning and refurbishment, BI Architects is in a position to partner with clients on an ongoing basis to address all of their building and property portfolio […]

keyboard_arrow_upWSP project teams receive multiple top honours at Steel Awards 2018
keyboard_arrow_downWSP project teams receive multiple top honours at Steel Awards 2018

WSP in Africa, one of the largest multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firms on the continent, are honoured that two of the firm’s projects received multiple awards – including Overall winner – at the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) Steel Awards 2018. The winning projects included: The Sun Arena at Time Square in Menlyn Maine This […]

keyboard_arrow_upDivercity invests R2 billion in Joburg inner-city developments
keyboard_arrow_downDivercity invests R2 billion in Joburg inner-city developments

Divercity Urban Property Fund is investing R2bn in Johannesburg as part of its strategy to create thriving mixed-use inner-city precincts. This investment, the largest in the Johannesburg CBD for some years, is focused on the redevelopment of the iconic ABSA Towers Main building and Jewel City. Newly launched Divercity is an investment fund backed by […]

keyboard_arrow_upEffective smoke control solutions for these Cape Town car dealerships
keyboard_arrow_downEffective smoke control solutions for these Cape Town car dealerships

SE Controls Africa was specified by Sparq Consulting to provide the range of actuators and control solutions for the smoke control systems used at JLR Constantiaberg and William Simpson car dealerships in Tokai, Cape Town.

keyboard_arrow_upThe Regency Apartment Hotel in Menlyn celebrates grand opening
keyboard_arrow_downThe Regency Apartment Hotel in Menlyn celebrates grand opening

Latest South African hotel chain, The Regency Group, announced the grand opening of the 220 suite The Regency Apartment Hotel in Menlyn, Pretoria at the end of June. With its enviable setting and premium facilities, the urban hotel is a lifestyle destination offering both luxury and convenience to leisure and business travelers in the busy […]

keyboard_arrow_upKaytech stabilises XtraSpace storage facility
keyboard_arrow_downKaytech stabilises XtraSpace storage facility

In May 2017 Endecon Ubuntu Consulting Engineers contacted Kaytech for a solution on a differential settlement problem at a site in Centurion, Gauteng where a new branch of XtraSpace, a container storage facility, was to be constructed. Kaytech came to the rescue by supplying a revolutionary, cost-effective geogrid that ticked all the boxes.

keyboard_arrow_upLaboratories designed specifically for the education sector
keyboard_arrow_downLaboratories designed specifically for the education sector

With Malawi’s education sector booming at an exponential rate, EC Laridon has been working closely with local contractors on numerous projects over the last decade to facilitate the transition from dated British Colonial era laboratory facilities, to fresh contemporary designs with state-of-the-art facilities.

keyboard_arrow_upWSP helps City of Cape Town bring emergency desalination plant online
keyboard_arrow_downWSP helps City of Cape Town bring emergency desalination plant online

WSP – one of the largest multi-disciplinary engineering consultancies on the continent – played a crucial role in the fast-tracked development of the City of Cape Town V&A desalination plant, feeding 2.0 megalitres of fresh water into the city’s network per day.

keyboard_arrow_upNew Plett Magistrates Court marks the start of communities coming together
keyboard_arrow_downNew Plett Magistrates Court marks the start of communities coming together

The new Plettenburg Bay Magistrates Court is almost complete. This concrete-framed, four storey structure enveloped by a glazed curtain wall was designed by B2 Architects and built by GVK-Siya Zama. This contemporary façade hides a very complex internal layout that accommodates four criminal courts, two regional courts, two civil courts, as well as a family […]

keyboard_arrow_upPERI South Africa rises to challenge of 92 Rivonia Road project
keyboard_arrow_downPERI South Africa rises to challenge of 92 Rivonia Road project

The main challenges posed by the 92 Rivonia Road project were varied floor heights, and a façade that integrated steel, glass, aluminium, and concrete elements. The 1.8-m-wide and 300-mm-deep ‘feature brow’ along Pybus Road was a suspended off-slab edge with a 33° column-line angle. It extends from the 2nd to the 6th floor, returning at […]

keyboard_arrow_upHabitat Apartments high-rise tower is Nairobi’s first ‘vertical village’
keyboard_arrow_downHabitat Apartments high-rise tower is Nairobi’s first ‘vertical village’

Architecture and interior architecture practice Paragon, in conjunction with Design Source of Nairobi, is overseeing Habitat Apartments in Kilimani, a 24-storey, 160-unit mixed-use apartment tower. Under development by Ekco Investments, the project is scheduled for completion by mid-2020. Habitat Apartments is a 24-storey, 160-unit mixed-use apartment tower in Kilimani, Nairobi. The design brief was for […]

keyboard_arrow_upRosebank Link office development set to be a new steel-and-glass icon
keyboard_arrow_downRosebank Link office development set to be a new steel-and-glass icon

Located in the heart of Rosebank, adjacent to the Gautrain Station, The Zone and Rosebank Mall, Rosebank Link by Redefine Properties is a new office development at 173 Oxford Road. This project will transform the current building into an expressive steel- and glass-clad shell icon. Rosebank Link by Redefine Properties is a new office development […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe Walt Disney Concert Hall
keyboard_arrow_downThe Walt Disney Concert Hall

Walt Disney Concert Hall (WDCH) is the home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, presenting the best in classical music, contemporary music, world music and jazz. Designed by architect Frank Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall (WDCH) is an internationally recognised architectural landmark and one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world. From the […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe Steve Jobs Theatre at Apple Park
keyboard_arrow_downThe Steve Jobs Theatre at Apple Park

The recently opened Steve Jobs Theatre embodies the extraordinary eight-year collaboration between Apple and Foster + Partners at Apple Park. Sir Jonathan Ive, Chief Design Officer at Apple, said: “The Steve Jobs Theatre is a place for us to gather. It provides an opportunity for our friends and visitors to experience Apple Park and, from […]