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Environmental sustainability

13 June 2017 National English Literary Museum acquires 5-Star Green Star SA PEB v1 As-Built rating

National English Literary Museum was the first Public & Education building in South Africa to achieve a 5-Star Green Star SA ratingThe National English Literary Museum was the first Public & Education (PEB) building in South Africa to achieve a 5-Star Green Star SA rating for its design in November 2013, and it can now add an impressive 5-Star Green Star SA PEB v1 As-Built rating to its list of achievements – a first for the Eastern Cape as well as South Africa....

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21 April 2017 Green building saves energy and money while creating jobs and a better future for SA

Dorah Modise, CEO of the Green Building Council South AfricaWhat if the buildings in which we live, work, play, gather, heal and learn could help save our environment? What if they could also create jobs and economic opportunities? And, what if they could also make people healthier, happier and more productive. They can, if they are green buildings....

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27 February 2017 15 Tonnes of recycled polystyrene used in new Table Bay Mall construction

Construction at the Table Bay MallMore than 15 tonnes of recycled, Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) have already gone into the production of 20,000 Greenlite Concrete blocks used in the new Table Bay Mall that is currently being constructed. Expected to open its doors at the end of September this year, this 65 000 m² regional shopping centre is located on a 20 ha site on the corner of the R27 (West Coast Road) and Berkshire Boulevar...

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07 November 2016 Bridging Mzamba

BridgingMzamba wins Afrisam-SAIA AwardThe increasing importance of sustainable and innovative design practice in the South African built environment was confirmed across all four categories of the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation....

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24 October 2016 Highlighted in white corrugated steel and clear corrugated polycarbonate

Outreach-Foundation05The bi-annual AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation is South Africa’s leading award dedicated to acknowledging best practice and innovation in sustainable architecture. Its aim is to promote and increase learning and understanding of sustainability within the context of the human built environment....

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