Archive | May, 2012

Safintra Roofing launches its exciting new online store – Roofing Africa South Africa

30 May

Yes, ordering a new roof is a simple mouse click away with Safintra Roofing’s new online store – Roofing Africa . Pricing on products is available online exclusively and not available “over the counter” at Safintra outlets. For more information email




Bowen Mountain House by CplusC Architectural Workshop

28 May

This beauty in New South Wales, Australia was initially meant to be a “basic weekender”. Clearly the design evolved into a fine looking compound complete with swimming pool, pool house and sauna. The sectional angled roof is one of the most striking features of the house in that it creates an open living space below. New and recycled Australian hardwoods were used to clad the steel structure. Extensive use of glass was made merging the indoors and outdoors seamlessly. I must say, I have never been a fan of Louvre windows, but they do look quite sexy in this application.

For more on the talented CplusC Architectural Workshop see HERE

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Today we celebrate AFRICA day!

25 May

And so our latest advert in our campaign makes it debut in the June edition of Walls and Roofs Magazine

24 May

This time we have given our campaign a HERITAGE twist and in doing so, pay homage to our rich South African architectural heritage. The advert does of course feature the picturesque King Grant Country Retreat in Ixopo, KZN Midlands, where our corrugated profile Classicorr was installed. It also features Cheryl Biggs, owner of Kings Grant Country Retreat, who has lovingly been restoring the compound since 1996.

Safintra Roofing is also proudly involved in the training of Heritage Architecture Proffesional, ensuring that our beautiful architectural relics are restored in line with legislation.

Architectural photography by Dennis Guichard

Portriature photography by HT Fotography

Concept, Design, Production & DTP by Safintra Roofing

alive architecture – Invitation for Participation – CELEBRATING WORLD ARCHITECTURE DAY

24 May

alive architecture formally invites participation from Architects, Landscape Architects, Interior Architects, Architectural Photographers, Architectural Students and other concerned parties in their upcoming exhibition titled:

alive/ interior/ landscape/ architecture

Scheduled for: 16, 23 and 30 June 2012

Venue: The Canopy, upstairs at Narina Trogon, 81 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

Click HERE for more info

Unique “GREEN” Carport by Garth Britzman

23 May

How utterly stunning is this unique GREEN recycled carport made from 2lt softdrink bottles by designer Garth Britzman. Without manipulating the bottle’s natural shape at all, small amounts of colour liquid form a five petalled shape ensuring a visual feast as seen from below – whilst doubling up as a shaded parking. We are loving it!

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Herman Mashaba on Morning Live

23 May

Safintra Investments shareholder, Herman Mashaba was interviewed on Morning Live TV this morning about his autobiography Black Like You, recounting his meteoric rise to being one of South Africa’s top entrepreneurs. Mr. Mashaba was also featured in Forbes Magazine (Africa Edition) earlier this year! The book, Black like You published by MME Media is available at bookstores for R195.

Picture supplied by Forbes Magazine.

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