Ogilvy is an agency on the move. After several acquisitions and an identity change, the group wanted to make some organisational improvements. It considered relocating but ultimately decided to optimise its existing offices, located in a neighbourhood whose character gives the agency a strategic edge. Securing an adjacent space made it possible to proceed with the project.

Holbaai is a beach close to Melkbos, a beautiful seaside village on the north-western fringe of the Cape Town Metropolis. It is well known for its tranquillity, wide white beach, water sports and west-coast hospitality. Holbaai has recently received its first solar lighting installation.

A landmark head office and warehouse for Ascendis Medical was designed by Architects Of Justice (AOJ) on a prime corner of the Orpen Group’s Boundary Park Industrial Park development in Northriding, Johannesburg. Ascendis has consolidated three facilities into one to optimise operations and improve business efficiencies; the result is three floors of P-Grade equivalent offices totalling 6 500 m².

This summer house is set on the banks of Lake Huron in a small, remote Canadian town about an hour’s drive from London, Ontario. While the architectural context might be characterised as somewhat conservative ‘cabin country’, this house attempts to extend the possibilities of the traditional lakeside family retreat through a contemporary architectural approach.

In the heart of Sandton lies a stylish complex with something for everyone. It is a place where work meets play, from business meetings to evening entertainment. Regent Lighting Solutions (RLS) supplied a striking architectural lighting solution for the revamp of the atrium.

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Gregg Cocking
Email: lighting@crown.co.za
Phone: +27 11 622-4770
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Carin Hannay
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Phone: +27 11 622-4770
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Crown Publications, one of South Africa’s largest business-to-business publishing houses, came into existence in 1986. Since then, the company has grown from producing a single magazine, Electricity SA (renamed Electricity+Control), to publishing six monthly magazines, three quarterlies, and a number of engineering handbooks.