Makoko Floating School: a model of Nigerian cutting edge design

Nigerian Kunle Adeyemi's floating school in Makoko, Lagos, has received widespread international appeal and won the acclaimed architect several awards.

Building a nation takes time, Zuma tells SA

Remembering the pain of the past should not stop us from building a better tomorrow, President Jacob Zuma said at the opening of a "reconciliation bridge" in Dundee, KwaZulu Natal, on Tuesday.

Keep The Dream

  Our mission is to inspire young people and ignite their passion, this is mostly for rural communities. We are currently assisting a school in Cofimvaba,...

Frances Qamata Reading House

  We have decided to offer a portion of our house as a space for children from the community to do their homework, work on...

Photo library: Buildings and structures 13

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R1.8bn housing project launched

The Gauteng housing department, Ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality and banking group Absa have launched a R1.8-billion mixed-use housing project, the largest in the province to date, in Benoni, east of Johannesburg.

The bank that’s an art gallery

When you walk into Absa Towers North in Main Street, Johannesburg you have to remind yourself that it's actually a bank, not an art gallery - you'll be overwhelmed by the spectacular art in the building, part of one of the largest corporate art collections in the world, all original and all South African, dating back to 1900.