Day: April 4, 2018

  • AUTODESK INNOVATIONS IN VIRTUAL REALITY

    AUTODESK INNOVATIONS IN VIRTUAL REALITY

    The visual world of architecture, engineering and design is a fertile ground for virtual reality. From speeding the design process to enabling collaboration to ensuring worksite safety, AEC firms are finding that VR helps them implement leading-edge practices. At architectural giant Gensler, GPU-powered VR is helping to bridge the disconnect between building plans and final…

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  • A DELICIOUS TASTE OF BRAZIL

    A DELICIOUS TASTE OF BRAZIL

    BRAZIL is famous for many different reasons – the relaxed friendly people, a multi-cultural society, and a laid back way of life where people enjoy socialising at street side coffee shops, and excellent restaurants. Like Zimbabweans the Brazilians are also crazy about football and local music and, well… just having a good time and enjoying…

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  • The bedroom and the headboard

    The bedroom and the headboard

    There’s plenty that goes into making a luxurious, lavish bedroom that fulfills all your needs to perfection and also offers a soothing and relaxing environment. The bedroom generally gets paid plenty of attention and a lot of thought goes into ensuring that it looks exactly as one wants it to. That is an understandable sentiment…

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  • ERGONOMICS

    ERGONOMICS

    Human factors and ergonomics (commonly referred to as HF&E), also known as comfort design, functional design, and systems, is the practice of designing products, systems, or processes to take proper account of the interaction between them and the people who use them. The International Ergonomics Association calls it “an interdisciplinary approach to understanding of the…

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  • CLEANING & MAINTENANCE GUIDE for LAMINATES

    CLEANING & MAINTENANCE GUIDE for LAMINATES

    CLEANING Wipe up any spills immediately with an absorbent cloth or towel. Regularly remove dust with a broom or vacuum cleaner. Periodically use specially formulated cleaner/restorer to maintain the lustre and allergy free surface of your floor. Ensure that the cloth or mop is only SLIGHTLY DAMP. Excessive water may damage the floor. DO NOT…

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  • Location, location, location

    Location, location, location

    Pam Golding Properties are pleased to have the sole mandate for this month’s spectacular featured home situated at one of the best locations in the whole of Harare. And remember the old estate agent’s mantra – “What are the three most important factors to consider when buying a home? Location, location, location.” The home is…

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  • PPC IMAGINARIUM LAUNCHED IN ZIMBABWE

    PPC IMAGINARIUM LAUNCHED IN ZIMBABWE

    Hosted in partnership with the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, the PPC Imaginarium Awards is a modern art and design competition for emerging artists to showcase their talent through the medium of concrete. Interested persons can now register for the 2017/18 competition now for a chance to launch their careers, with a R100 000 grand prize.…

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  • Proposed shopping mall for Zimbabwe Agricultural Society at Harare showgrounds

    Proposed shopping mall for Zimbabwe Agricultural Society at Harare showgrounds

    INTRODUCTION The Zimbabwe Agricultural Society engaged Archicraft Architect to design a Shopping Mall at the North-West end of their Harare Showgrounds site. The design is based on a courtyard concept and an anchor tenant has already written a letter of Expression of Interest to the Architect. The accommodation schedule details the space provisions and the…

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  • A sleek and modern Harare home gets a contemporary update

    A sleek and modern Harare home gets a contemporary update

      This modern, quirky home was originally designed by another architect and then extensively modified – in line with the owners’ requests – by architect Victor Utria (from Fleet Utria Architecture). Utria has undertaken a number of residential projects, although he is perhaps best known for his large-scale commercial designs, like the Causeway Post Office…

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  • What You Need To Know about tiles

    What You Need To Know about tiles

    You might be building or renovating a home and you are at that stage where you want to tile the house but you are confused. This article answers a few questions that might help you. 1) Why should I buy tiles? Among many other things, tiles are practical, durable, clean and work as a design…

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