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today5 Dec 2011

EPS wall panels for Soweto Theatre

Ikhaya Futurehouse Systems recently completed the installation of thermal and sound insulating wall panels at the new Soweto Theatre in Jabulani, Soweto.  “The Futurehouse wall panel system comprises high tensile galvanised steel mesh encasing lightweight expanded polystyrene (EPS). It was used for the cladding of internal and external walls of the curved east and west wings of the new theatre,” says Craig Paton-Ash of Ikhaya Futurehouse Systems.
today14 Aug 2012

Sustainability in steel – Steel Awards 2012

The underlying theme for Steel Awards 2012 is all about sustainability. With the Aveng Group as the main sponsor, the 2012 Steel Awards programme is looking for steel structures that reflect a responsible approach to the environment. “While the judges always consider a range of criteria in judging the submissions, including technical excellence, innovation and aesthetics, this year, ‘green’ issues, in a broad sense, are an important factor,” says Spencer Erling, education director at the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC). 

Landmark theatre revived with colour

Dulux developed the Let’s Colour project to inspire people and communities around the world to reclaim and regenerate their surroundings by using paint and colour. It began in March 2010 and is travelling the globe. People have rolled up their sleeves and donned overalls to paint streets, houses, schools, community centres and public squares in Brazil, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, India, Turkey, Botswana, Swaziland and South Africa.
today18 Mar 2011

Colour can make the difference

The Dulux Let’s Colour project is travelling the world and made its first stop in South Africa in September last year – at the Atamelang Primary School in Naledi, Soweto. The international campaign aims to inspire people in need, in diverse communities and neigbourhoods, to reclaim and regenerate their surroundings – transforming grey spaces by using paint and colour – and to enjoy the uplifting effects that colour can have.