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Green Developments- Construction with the environment in mind -

Friday, June 21, 2019

Outdoor gym launched -

Friday, June 21, 2019

Mall of the West kicks off Ntshongweni Urban Development -

Thursday, June 20, 2019

COUNCIL APPROVAL OF PRECINCT PLANS IS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION -

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The LafargeHolcim Awards: Entries Open! -

Thursday, June 13, 2019

BTech Students shine at Architectural Awards -

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Cape Town’s Green Map promoting 10 years of sustainable living on World Environment Day -

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Arup breaks ground on new hotel and residential development in airport city in Accra -

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Durban’s bold R62bn facelift plan to boost rates base for city -

Thursday, June 13, 2019

New mixed-use student accommodation revitalises Hatfield Square -

Friday, May 31, 2019

CALL FOR EXEMPLARY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS & VISIONARY DESIGN CONCEPTS -

Friday, May 31, 2019

Canopy by Hilton to open first Africa property in Cape Town -

Friday, May 31, 2019

Landscape Architecture Foundation announces winners for 2019 Olmsted Scholars Program -

Friday, May 24, 2019

Promenade extension nearing completion -

Friday, May 24, 2019

Arbor City Awards -

Friday, May 24, 2019

Bringing Home the Gold! -

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Alison Hirsch appointed as USC’s director of Masters of Landscape Architecture + Urbanism program -

Friday, May 17, 2019

City mulls a ‘fresh coat’ to curb bark stripping -

Friday, May 17, 2019

New outdoor gym for Bellville Campus -

Friday, May 17, 2019

CAPE TOWN’S ABSA BUILDING TO BE REDEVELOPED -

Friday, May 17, 2019

Brave New World’s cultural vision paints a brighter future

Hong Kong’s New World Development and Nan Fung Group enlist artistic initiatives to rekindle community spirit and revitalise the city’s overarching sense of home “Creativity takes courage,”the French Fauvist painter Henri Matisse famously said. This is particularly true for property developers in growth-hungry but land-deprived Hong Kong. Artistic revitilisation, however, breathes new life into communities and properties. New narratives and purposes are created for the neighbourhoods, with initiatives that can range from curating art galleries, installations and workshops within a building such as H Queens, to an overhaul of an unused governmental or private complex like the PMQ. Hong Kong-listed…

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Cape Town’s new Ratanga Junction development

This article was first published on The South African. for the original on this please click here Ratanga Junction, Cape Town’s iconic theme park which closed its doors earlier this year, is being transformed into a luxurious residential and commercial estate. The Ratanga Junction of old holds vivid memories for most Cape Town locals and visitors to the city alike. Opened 20 years ago, the theme park provided excitement and entertainment for the entire family. Hair-raising rollercoasters, candy floss, snake parks and water rides were all Ratanga staples for the city’s youth. Ratanga Junction: out with the old and in with…

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Out & About at FutureScape Africa 2018

On The 1st of November 2018, Pro Landscaper hosted its first live trade event titled FutureScape Africa at the LookOut V&A Waterfront. We welcomed 412 delegates from around southern Africa and had a total of 560 people in attendance on this day with 44 SACLAP Registered Firms through our seminar registrations. We were blown away by the volume of delegates who joined us from Gauteng, KZN and neighbouring provinces and by the sheer need for an event of this type. We would certainly call this a great success and we are thrilled with the rate at which our initiatives are…

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The New Retirement Landscape

The launch of phase 1 of The Village at Langebaan Country Estate, a retirement and lifestyle development on the West Coast, was announced at a recent pre-launch event. People who had registered their interest were invited to the event where they were able to pre-book their unit at The Village, on which construction is due to begin early next year. After years of plotting and planning, studying the changing landscape of retirement, and consulting experts in the field of active retirement, special needs and frail care, the group has planned The Village with the best interests of their residents in…

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The Canadian Canoe Museum’s 1.5acre Green Roof

The Canadian Canoe Museum has announced that the Dalglish Family Foundation has made a $1.2 million commitment to its capital campaign. Camilla and Peter Dalglish, directors of the foundation and longtime supporters of the organization (see photo below), were at the museum on Monday (November 13th) for the announcement of the generous gift, which will support capital costs for the new facility to be built along the Peterborough Lift Lock on the Trent-Severn Waterway. The new museum’s 1.5-acre green roof—with its accessible boardwalk, extensive pollinator gardens and exhilarating views of the National Historic Site—will be named in their honour. The…

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Thuli Masuku, the HR Director for Landscaping and Turf at Servest on what matters to her most in driving strategic human resources

Thuli Masuku, the HR Director for Landscaping and Turf at Servest is seasoned enough to affect, yet is energetic enough to bring effect, by boldly leveraging capabilities of colleagues, be it managers or entry level colleagues.  Having herself learned the ropes from the likes of Bonang Mohale, Business Leadership South Africa’s (BLSA) CEO, who she worked with at another organisation early in her career, of whom she says, had no dividing line in respect of hierarchy.  She says the same of her current CEO, Steve Wallbanks, who saw her potential and entrusted this role to her. “It is your early…

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Landscaping and Gardening Services Industry Analysis & Outlook 2018-2022 by Marketresearchpro

Interesting statistics on a piece called “Documenting The Market Growth of Landscaping and Garden Services Industry: 2017-2015   Marketresearchpro has recently published a report named “Documenting The Market Growth Of Landscaping and Gardening Services Industry: 2017-2025” focussing on the Landscaping and Gardening Services which holds a huge market share in 2018 both in terms of value and volume. This report intends to study the developments of the Landscaping and Gardening Services market in, including its development status, applicant profiles and future trends, along with focus on the top players in the market. To understand all of it, this well-researched report…

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South Africa’s Garden Day- Sunday 21 October 2018

We are celebrating South Africa’s Garden Day on Sunday 21 October 2018. Most of the year we plant, water, weed and mulch – work, in other words. Garden Day, however, is the time to reap the rewards of your labour. In other words, toss down that spade, invite family and friends around, kick back and appreciate the varied reasons why making a garden is so worthwhile! SO, WHAT MUST YOU DO ON GARDEN DAY? Celebrate your garden! How? Get Inspired In the lead up to Garden Day visit your local Garden Centre or nursery and get inspired! Visit the Life…

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Goosen takes first steps towards landscape restoration at Royal Cape

This Article was written by Richard Humphreys For the full article click here   Andrew Goosen of The Morris Golf Co. has started work on a landscape restoration project on the oldest golf course in South Africa, at Royal Cape Golf Club in Wynberg. Royal Cape appointed Goosen to assist with a number of course improvements. Initial work on the eighth hole includes improved landscaping and the removal of a number of exotic trees, with the original Charles Murray design in mind. “We have just finished on the eighth, with seeding and planting to happen next,” said Goosen. “The fourteenth…

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Just in time for summer… we introduce ‘The Blyde- Pretoria’

The first clear water lagoon powered by Crystal Lagoons® in sub-Saharan Africa was the centre feature of Balwin Properties’ new development in Pretoria, The Blyde, which officially opened on 08 September 2018. It is certainly ready  just in time for the season to come and doesn’t it look so very inviting! Crystal Lagoons, in partnership with Balwin Properties Limited, has created the ultimate lifestyle development complete with a beach setting featuring white sands and crystal clear blue water. The Blyde gives its residents the ultimate lifestyle option of living near or next to the world’s top amenity – an idyllic…

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