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URBAN BREW

URBAN BREW

The ability to rejuvenate SA’s inner cities and vastly enhance their appeal and liveability will be crucial to future development

HARD DUTY

HARD DUTY

While it’s an integral ingredient of the world’s built habitat, cement is also responsible for large amounts of carbon dioxide emissions. However, new technology is making it stronger – and easier on the environment

SHINING EXAMPLE

SHINING EXAMPLE

LEDs are just a small part of the new technology driving efficiency in lighting – and the systems are becoming more intelligent too

DUAL PURPOSE

DUAL PURPOSE

It’s time SA invested more in greywater systems, particularly for new builds, but what is the safest way to go about this?

STAND AND DELIVER

STAND AND DELIVER

It’s a truism that a healthy employee is a more productive one, but just how responsible is an employer for the well-being of their staff?

MEMO TO SELF

MEMO TO SELF

It’s taking a bit longer than predicted but the transition to a truly paperless office is gathering pace

TAKE TWO

TAKE TWO

A world without plastics is unthinkable. The call now is to put back as much of it as possible into the economy

OPEN MINDED

OPEN MINDED

When designing office workspaces, the area surrounding employees is crucial

COOL CUSTOMERS

COOL CUSTOMERS

The integration of innovative solutions is seeing air-conditioning systems playing an important role in the definition of smart buildings

TRUNK CALL

TRUNK CALL

Technology is positioning the much-maligned pine as a sustainable alternative to endangered hardwoods and other construction materials