Water and power shortages causing architects to change design methods

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Three dimensional design software company Autodesk said on Tuesday that architects were changing their design methods in order to work in an South Africa with water and electricity shortages. Autodesk said architecture companies were using green, bio-mimicry and other techniques […]

Benefits of recycled concrete not fully realised

Cape Brick recycled the rubble from the Athlone Cooling Towers and manufactrued new bricks and blocks

The many benefits of using recycled concrete as a construction material are generally overlooked and not by any means fully utilised in South Africa, says Bryan Perrie, MD of The Concrete Institute. Perrie says the use of recycled concrete could […]

Building Block Succulent Planter Project

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Stacked building blocks have ready-made compartments that are ideal for a variety of plants. You can stack and build them to create a wall or fit a custom space. If you need a retaining wall, a building block garden is a […]