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Covid-19 and its legacy in cities

Italy’s response to the pandemic can be used as a cautionary tale not only medically but also infrastructurally

Architecture should be based  on people’s needs

Development initiatives need to consider the contexts, past and present, in which they occur to ensure human-centred solutions

Buildings with humans at their heart

South Africa’s architects may be low-key at Venice but their designs are helping correct social injustices

Slice Of Life: ​The journey to opportunity

"Opposed to this colonial idea of what a city is, townships are actually cities"

The architect as an activist

By recycling items such as wine bottles, practical yet beautiful spaces are created that can change people’s lives.

Opulent beach houses and the art of the leisure colonist

The growing number of extravagant homes built along South Africa's coastlines brings ethics – as well as aesthetics – into question.

The fine art of moulding the essence of cities

Architecture, design, innovation and toilets swirled together in separate international initiatives in Durban and Cape Town.

Brick or stone, Mr Ito?

Sean O' Toole caught up with award-winning Japanese architect Toyo Ito at the world congress of the International Union of Architects in Durban.

Architectural solutions to slums and earthquakes

Presentations on earthquake readiness and slum settlement solutions at a global architecture congress have highlighted contributions to human dignity.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus

Engineering slips out of gear at varsity

Walter Sisulu University wants to reprioritise R178-million that it stands to give back to treasury after failing to spend it

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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