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SUSTAINABLE PRACTICE FOR GBCSA’S NEW ROSEBANK HOME

After tying up the final ends of its interior installation project in December last year, Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) now holds the keys to its new custom-fitted sustainable offices in Rosebank. (more…)

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Architecture, interior design, and space-planning practice Paragon was tasked by GE Global Properties to design and fit-out the GE Africa Innovation Centre (GEAIC), the first green- and LEED-certified GE building in Sub-Saharan Africa.

INNOVATIVE FIT-OUT BOOSTS ‘GREEN’ STATUS OF GE AFRICA INNOVATION CENTRE

GE opened its first African-based innovation centre in Johannesburg earlier this year as part of its investment in developing home-grown solutions for Africa. The R80 million facility is the twelfth GE Innovation Centre globally. It is home to GE’s innovation focus across Africa, within its key business sectors of healthcare, aviation, energy, oil and gas, […]

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GREEN BLOCK MAKING TECHNOLOGY FOR GIBA BUSINESS PARK

Giba Business Park, a unique development set in the Giba Valley just outside Westmead in KwaZulu-Natal, has developed its facilities for a variety of its successful businesses using innovative Hydraform block making technology. The Hydraform technology has since proved to be the ideal solution for Giba, not only from a cost perspective, but more importantly […]

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NEW DISCOVERY HEAD OFFICE IS CERTIFIED GREEN

The new Discovery global headquarters in Sandton Central has become the largest new build project to receive a 5 Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) to date. (more…)

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RhinoBoard products for walls and ceilings recently achieved the prestigious Global GreenTag Certification earning GBCSA Level B.

SAINT-GOBAIN GYPROC PLASTERBOARD GETS GLOBAL GREENTAG CERTIFICATION

Saint-Gobain Gyproc’s range of RhinoBoard products for walls and ceilings recently achieved the prestigious Global GreenTag Certification earning GBCSA Level B. (more…)

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This year’s Green Building Convention is headlined by five top sustainability minds

TOP MINDS AT GREEN BUILDING CONVENTION 2017

Five of the world’s top sustainability minds will headline this year’s Green Building Convention, South Africa’s leading sustainability event, which will take place in Cape Town from 9 – 11 October. (more…)

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The Paragon Group clinches four major awards at the South SAPOA awards.

PARAGON GROUP WINS BIG AT SAPOA AWARDS 2017

The Paragon Group has confirmed its place as one of the premier architecture and design firms in South Africa, with Paragon Architects and Paragon Interface clinching four major awards at the South African Property Owners’ Association (SAPOA) awards held during its recent annual convention in Cape Town. (more…)

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The Fourleaf residential estate achieves EDGE resource-efficiency standard

First final EDGE certification for residential development in Africa

Fourleaf Estate became the first residential development in Africa to receive certification for achieving the EDGE resource-efficiency standard in May this year. Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) handed over the certificate to Similan, the property developer for Fourleaf, at a ceremony at Mutual Park, Pinelands.  (more…)

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FINAL LINE-UP FOR GREEN BUILDING CONVENTION ANNOUNCED

The Green Building Convention 2015 kicked off in the mother city yesterday – here is what guests can look forward to. (more…)

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SA’s brightest green stars are honoured

South Africa’s top rated Green Star buildings and top green building professionals were announced at the Green Star Leadership Awards 2014, held at the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) Convention, sponsored by Nedbank, in Cape Town last week. For their stellar contributions to green building in South Africa, this year’s big winners of these […]

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