Rocla and Technicrete joined forces with the Concrete Manufacturer’s Association (CMA) to co-sponsor an information stand at the recent Totally Concrete Exhibition and Conference, 12-14 May at the Sandton Conference and Exhibition Centre in Sandton, Johannesburg.
“Concrete is the material with the proven track record to provide tried and tested – as well as innovative – solutions for sustainable housing,” says Adele de Lange, technical marketing consultant: human settlements at the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI).
LivePicture and Living Green Screens are used as wall decorations or as area dividers and offer the benefits of plants together with aesthetic properties. Available from GreenHive, no electricity or water connections are needed.
A new residence building on the corner of Rose and Main Street in Mowbray will go some way towards addressing the student housing crisis gripping the Western Cape. Nationally current student housing can only accommodate approximately 18% of the total student enrolments in higher education, according to the Department of Higher Education. Student accommodation across the country and in the Western Cape in particular is in high demand, with new developments needed to match the growing numbers of students entering tertiary education each year.