Van Dyck Carpets Pty Ltd is the oldest South African carpet manufacturer (based in Durban) and has been in operation since 1948. Van Dyck Carpets is ISO 9001:2008 (quality management) and ISO 14001 (environmental management) approved by the SABS, and we are also the only flooring manufacturer who has an ISO 14064-1 Green House Gas verification report. Beyond this, we have become the first South African company to achieve The Carbon Trust Standard for Carbon (the world's leading and independent certifier of organisational carbon footprint reduction), for reducing our Green House Gas emissions by more than 30% over the past 3 years.
Decorex Durban – sponsored by Plascon – promises a strong design-focused exhibition for 2018 with 15 leading designers collaborating with industry experts to curate on-trend spaces that encapsulate the #rhythmoflife theme.
Corobrik has supplied an estimated one million plus of its Autumn, Wheatstone and De Hoop Red clay pavers for the pavements, walkways and ramps around the bus stations that have been constructed to date in Cape Town’s Integrated Rapid Transit (IRT) system.
Louise Brukman explores Landscape Architectural solutions that can prevent fire disasters such as the Knysna fires. Her dissertation - ‘Reconfiguring the Burnt Scar’ - offers a range of applications from small scale domestic gardens to vast areas of land, including plantations and the like. It assesses fire management and maintenance practices together with the implementation of fire-resistant vegetation strategies.
University of Cape Town landscape architecture graduate, Frank Kleinschmidt, has won the 2015 Corobrik Most Innovative Landscape Architecture Award for an innovative dissertation using an experimental board game known as Street Tactics™ to explore the exciting contemporary urban design concept known as “tactical urbanism”.