The earthy natural colours and finishes in the Cemcrete floors, walls and pool coatings ranges have proved ideal for decorating a variety of African game lodges and boutique hotels in Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia and Botswana.
Armstrong Ceiling’s coffee table-styled brochure takes specifiers such as architects and interior designers on an epic journey through some of the most innovative, intelligent and stunning ceiling solutions available for their new-build and renovation design challenges in South Africa.
Although the importance of a roof structure as a component of a building and its functioning cannot be overstated, it is possibly one of the most neglected parts of a building. While some roof systems call for less intense maintenance than others, all roofing systems should be checked periodically and maintained accordingly. The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) weighs in.
For many centuries, quantity surveyors were regarded as financial managers for conventional building projects. But the 'green revolution' has changed all that. Nowadays, a quantity surveyor has to be able to control costs for the most unusual type of structure - even one built almost entirely with scrap materials.