Building with the People for the People

Langa Project 2

Langa, one of Cape Town’s oldest and poorest townships is already reaping from the benefits from the Langa Hi-Rise Project, as it now comes to a successful end. The project was initiated as an architectural and engineered design concept. Load-bearing […]

Spanish Bridge will be Updated with Smog-eating, Glow-in-the-dark Concrete


The Sarajevo Bridge in Barcelona is the northernmost piece of infrastructure to span the Avinguda Meridiana, a highway that brings southbound traffic into the Catalonia capital. The elevated bridge’s conspicuous location motivated the city council to transform the structure into an eco-friendly […]

Building a Sustainable Construction Sector and Country


Building a Sustainable South Africa was the theme of Master Builders South Africa’s (MBSA) 109th Congress held in Port Elizabeth over two days in September. Congress 2014 addressed issues such as skills development, growth, transformation and job creation within the […]

Cape Brick Proudly Endorses RDA Building


Great video showing what RDA Building does. “When I still worked in the concrete industry I was often asked to recommend a decent builder. My standard response was that there is no such thing! My friend Simon van Nieuwholtz of […]

Sustainability Week

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A multifaceted, integrated green economy event: cutting across sectors and emphasizing opportunities in the Green Economy. Sustainability week will take place during the month of June from the 17th til 19th June 2014. A multi sector event will take place […]