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A harmful pattern within the economy is guiding Prime Time investments offshore

By Boidus Admin Prime Time Property Holdings’ intentions of expanding footprint in Zambia are gaining traction following recent agreed terms to acquire a substantial property in Lusaka that should swell the group’s revenue streams, a filing to the domestic bourse revealed. The Botswana Stock Exchange listed property entity states that increased understanding of the market […]

Trendier Airport Junction Shopping Centre lined up for Builders & Construction EXPO

By admin PPC Cement 2015 Botswana Builders & Construction expo billed for the 23rd, 24th and 25th of October will offer a unique platform for local builders, construction industry and associated businesses alike an innovative platform to showcase the best they have to offer to the Botswana Market. Formally famed as Airport Junction Builders and […]

Hard times are prompting reliable water sources

Kitso Dickson Staff Writer Given the units of fractured rocks and unconsolidated aquifer yielding large usable quantities of water and protracted storage capacity than surface reservoirs, water deficits may be met by mightily investing in constructing of boreholes. This was disclosed by underground water stakeholders at the recent Underground Water Seminar earmarked to draw attention […]

Lobatse Milk Parlour to exceed US$ 10 million in costs

Kitso Dickson Staff Writer MilkAfric says overall costs of the Lobatse milk project, Botswana’s first bio security facility due to open business April next year, will surpass US$ 10 million to realise a fully-fledged diary plant. The mega-project, also Southern African Development Community’s first bio security diary has made less progress since a Public Private […]

Botswana’s improved infrastructure: a relative opportune for retail space-Analysts

By Kitso Dickson Staff Writer Botswana’s stable economy, coupled with a high GDP per capita enabling a rise in consumer spending, good infrastructure: evidenced by some of the best shopping malls in the region, excites giant retail outfits’ expansions plans into the country, analysts have observed. The assertions, borne by the 2015 African Retail Development […]

Industrial Property swells Letlole La Rona Earnings

Kitso Dickson Staff Journalist Letlole la Rona (LLR) board of directors say the property outfit is enjoying a stable regular flow of rental income, a product of a good tenancy base widely upheld by industrial property. The company, headed by Chief Executive, Paul More closed rental income for the full year ended June 2015 at […]

Standard Chartered, BIC Partner to Provide Insurance Solutions

Standard Chartered Bank of Botswana, through its subsidiary the Standard Chartered Bank Insurance Agency, has partnered with Botswana Insurance Company Limited to distribute general insurance solutions to its rapidly growing client base. “Bancassurance in Standard Chartered has evolved to ensure that the distribution partnership with Botswana Insurance Company provides our esteemed clients a selection of […]

MTC holds groundbreaking for computerization of driver testing ground

In an effort to fulfil its mandate to reduce road accidents and ensure that the drivers licensing processes produce quality drivers, the Ministry of Transport and Communication officially broke ground on the new computerization of the testing grounds at Maru-a-pula last week. The project, which is estimated to cost P20 million originates from Korea and […]

PPADB Strengthen Capacity for Procurement and Tender Processes

The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) is hosting a three-day capacity building workshop for the District Administration Tender Committees (DATCs) from the 3rd to the 5th of December. The theme for the workshop is “Improving efficiency in public procurement through devolution.” The workshop brings together chairpersons, secretaries and committee members under one roof […]

MIST Celebrates Second Annual Excellence Awards

The Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology (MIST) hosted its Excellence Awards Ceremony to recognize staff members who have made a significant contribution in the delivery of services to the public in the 2013/2014 financial year. The theme of the event was “Strengthening the Foundation for a Highly Productive Workforce.” The inaugural MIST Excellence Awards […]

China Homelife Fair 2016

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ARCHITECTS’ REGISTRATION COUNCIL: PUBLIC AWARENESS WORKSHOP

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The Architects’ Registration Council will conduct workshops to, apprise the public, create awareness and educate the public on the requirements of the Act and the mandate of the Council as stipulated in the Architects’ Registration Act.

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GROPIUS HOUSE / Architect: Walter Gropius / Location: Lincoln, MA, USA / Completion: 1938

Gropius House

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The home Walter Gropius built for his family soon after moving from to the US from Germany had a dramatic impact on American architecture. Its detailing keeps strongly to the principles of the Bauhaus, which Gropius had founded and directed in Germany, exploiting simple, well-designed but mass-produced fittings for steel wall lights, chromed banisters etc., as well as in the structure of the house (glass block walls complementing the wooden frame and New England clapboarding).

Boidus Quotes-‘what they say..’

“Badly designed buildings can crush the spirits of those who live and work in them and, in the case of those that are supposed to have a social purpose, actually defeat the object of the building itself,”