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A South African identity
Don Albert reviews the Architecture Indaba.
This year's Design Indaba Conference has been pronounced the biggest, most diverse and most relevant in the event's ten-year history.
Where black and white melted into brown
Those seven days spent in South Africa, I rarely heard the word "apartheid", unless I spoke it myself.
Design Indaba charity banquet
The first Design Indaba Charity Banquet drew a glamorous gathering of high-profile government, business and media representatives.
Sculpting the Land
These works can only exist because of the landscape that they have been sculpted in; they become "site specific".
The Flyer premieres at the 2005 Design Indaba.
Digital designers square up for CNMA
South Africa's most talented digital designers are vying for the chance to spend a week at London multimedia house Poke.
Design Indaba Conference 2005
Becoming a cornerstone of South Africa’s creative landscape.
Workshop with Oscar Pena
In the assignment plus ONE minus ONE, the aim was to change one aspect of an existing product.
Craig Jacobs offers a round up of highlights from Cape Town Fashion Week.
Designers forum Q&A
Delve into your favourite designers' minds and find out what makes their creative juices flow.
Best laid plans
Emma Wright describes what we're hatching for the Design Indaba Expo 2005.
True confessions of an Indaba slut
Garth Walker shares his thoughts on the 2004 Design Indaba Conference.
Design Indaba 2004 speakers share their impressions.
Construction New Media Awards 2004
CNMA judges Tom Roope, Patrick Burgoyne and Andries Odendaal share their thoughts.
We called our first Expo article in Design Indaba magazine "Fringe benefits", so we had to ask some of our exhibitors to speak up on some.
Design Indaba Conference 2004
On the inside
Design Indaba Expo celebrates the homegrown must-have. We’re engineering an ambassadorial amassing of the finest local creative product.
Viva Afro flava
Design Indaba magazine spoke to the creators of Afro – a new magazine that celebrates African visual art.
Viva Afro Diva
In design terms, Afro Diva is the fashion equivalent of wearing one’s heart on one’s sleeve.
Design Indaba Expo
We're after the source, the homegrown must-have across the disciplines.
Is the South African wine industry managing to convey a compelling sense of self to the outside world?
Design by numbers
A rally of mind-boggling statistics.
The other America
Trusha Naidoo explores South America.
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Landscape architect Peter Veenstra on the importance of bringing nature into our cities
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17 Aug 18
Veenstra, of LOLA Landscapes, talks us through three projects including the Dome of Plants, planned for the Cape Town CBD.
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