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10 most impressive buildings in Johannesburg - Empire Building Group

10 most impressive buildings in Johannesburg - Empire Building Group

It has been known for eons of time that colour plays a major role in setting up a particular mood or state of mind. Colour does affect one’s feelings, moods, and emotions. Colours are certain wavelengths of electro-magnetic energy seen through our eyes. The colour we see is the part of the visible spectrum that is […]

Dispersion of Light Prism spreading white light into a spectrum of light Schools for Champions

I remember quite vividly, when driving passed Ponte Tower, my dad pointed up toward it and said” that place has a two year waiting list. My have times changed… Ponte Tower is a skyscraper in, Johannesburg, South Africa. It was built in 1975 to a height of 173 metres making it the tallest residential skyscraper in Africa. The 55-story building is cylindrical, with an open centre allowing additional light into the apartments. The centre space is known as the core and rises above an uneven rock…

A brief but interesting history of Ponte Tower

An idea is born, it is bounced around mercilessly and then often times shelved or binned. I challenge you to rethink your attitude towards every idea you have ever had, here are 15 quotes that may inspire you...     An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.  Oscar Wilde   Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave…

An idea is born, it is bounced around mercilessly and then often times shelved or binned. I challenge you to rethink your attitude towards every idea you have ever had, here are 15 quotes that may inspire you... An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. Oscar Wilde Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave…

We asked some of South Africa's architectural experts to sketch out and speak about their preferred skyscrapers, museums and more.

We asked some of South Africa's architectural experts to sketch out and speak about their preferred skyscrapers, museums and more.

The most amazing building being built, it swivels! - Empire Building Group

The most amazing building being built, it swivels! - Empire Building Group

La Sagrada Familia is an absolutely beautiful church situated in Barcelona, Spain. The architect behind this, which is still to be completed, is the Master himself, Antoni Gaudí. Gaudí has well known masterpieces spread through Barcelona, the one with the most history and interesting facts is by far La Sagrada Familia. Here are some of those amazing facts 1. […]

La Sagrada Familia is an absolutely beautiful church situated in Barcelona, Spain. The architect behind this, which is still to be completed, is the Master himself, Antoni Gaudí. Gaudí has well known masterpieces spread through Barcelona, the one with the most history and interesting facts is by far La Sagrada Familia. Here are some of those amazing facts 1. […]

The beautiful Bosjes Chapel situated on the Bosjes Vineyard – Waaihoek, South Africa. Please follow and like us:

The beautiful Bosjes Chapel situated on the Bosjes Vineyard – Waaihoek, South Africa.

No longer silent, fusty and reserved for solitary study, libraries are now bright and buzzing spaces where people can also engage with their local community and new technologies. And the seven winners of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2016 Library Building Awards are a perfect showcase of this. Comprised of new and renovated buildings from both small towns and major cities, the winners were chosen by a panel of industry professionals. What unites them, aside from being striking…

No longer silent, fusty and reserved for solitary study, libraries are now bright and buzzing spaces where people can also engage with their local community and new technologies. And the seven winners of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2016 Library Building Awards are a perfect showcase of this. Comprised of new and renovated buildings from both small towns and major cities, the winners were chosen by a panel of industry professionals. What unites them, aside from being striking…

Stylist Fiona Hugues from Gatherum Collectif says, a burnished leather chair and a rich wool plaid are the ultimate translation of comfort. It's a duo that dates back centuries, she says, partly thanks to its ties to horses. Plaid cloth has an equine history and leather is obviously used for saddles. Scottish fringed tartans placed in the modern interior induce a time-honoured debonair feel that's fresh yet familiar. Colour lover and interior blogger Evie Kemp believes mixing patterns...

Stylist Fiona Hugues from Gatherum Collectif says, a burnished leather chair and a rich wool plaid are the ultimate translation of comfort. It's a duo that dates back centuries, she says, partly thanks to its ties to horses. Plaid cloth has an equine history and leather is obviously used for saddles. Scottish fringed tartans placed in the modern interior induce a time-honoured debonair feel that's fresh yet familiar. Colour lover and interior blogger Evie Kemp believes mixing patterns...

No longer silent, fusty and reserved for solitary study, libraries are now bright and buzzing spaces where people can also engage with their local community and new technologies. And the seven winners of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2016 Library Building Awards are a perfect showcase of this. Comprised of new and renovated buildings from both small towns and major cities, the winners were chosen by a panel of industry professionals. What unites them, aside from being striking…

No longer silent, fusty and reserved for solitary study, libraries are now bright and buzzing spaces where people can also engage with their local community and new technologies. And the seven winners of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2016 Library Building Awards are a perfect showcase of this. Comprised of new and renovated buildings from both small towns and major cities, the winners were chosen by a panel of industry professionals. What unites them, aside from being striking…

How architecture uses space, light and material to affect your mood – Empire Building Group

How architecture uses space, light and material to affect your mood - Empire Building Group

Stylist Fiona Hugues from Gatherum Collectif says, a burnished leather chair and a rich wool plaid are the ultimate translation of comfort. It's a duo that dates back centuries, she says, partly thanks to its ties to horses. Plaid cloth has an equine history and leather is obviously used for saddles. Scottish fringed tartans placed in the modern interior induce a time-honoured debonair feel that's fresh yet familiar. Colour lover and interior blogger Evie Kemp believes mixing patterns...

Stylist Fiona Hugues from Gatherum Collectif says, a burnished leather chair and a rich wool plaid are the ultimate translation of comfort. It's a duo that dates back centuries, she says, partly thanks to its ties to horses. Plaid cloth has an equine history and leather is obviously used for saddles. Scottish fringed tartans placed in the modern interior induce a time-honoured debonair feel that's fresh yet familiar. Colour lover and interior blogger Evie Kemp believes mixing patterns...

A few interior design combinations that just work – Empire Building Group

A few interior design combinations that just work – Empire Building Group

An idea is born, it is bounced around mercilessly and then often times shelved or binned. I challenge you to rethink your attitude towards every idea you have ever had, here are 15 quotes that may inspire you...     An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.  Oscar Wilde   Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave…

An idea is born, it is bounced around mercilessly and then often times shelved or binned. I challenge you to rethink your attitude towards every idea you have ever had, here are 15 quotes that may inspire you... An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. Oscar Wilde Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave…

Never leave an idea behind – Empire Building Group

Never leave an idea behind – Empire Building Group

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