Bentel Associates International launches Bentel Interior Graphics

Architectural firm Bentel Associates International has announced the expansion of its business to include a women-led interior design division called Bentel Interior Graphics (B.I.G). B.I.G is spearheaded by three women: Lee-Anne Fletcher, with 20 years’ experience in the industry, managing projects of varying scale and complexities, and who holds a Btech Degree in Architectural Management…

3 levels of smart city growth

Smart cities need the operational technology foundation of smart panels and transformers, the middle layer of connected devices with edge control self-management and the top layer of real-time insights that can optimise services. When asked how we can create a smart city, we need people to understand that there are three levels to the technology.…

Reimagining and rebuilding District Six

Participating in the Cape Town Spatial Justice Laboratory: Writing/Righting the City Otherwise, honours students from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics explored ways of reconceptualising District Six, while accommodating the ongoing restitution process and residents’ ultimate return to the neighbourhood. Students study the past architecture honours students’ work that…