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Louise Brukman, a former Master's student at the University of Cape Town, tackled the global problem of how landscape architecture can help repair landscape damaged by fires and prevent future catastrophes, earning her Corobrik’s Most Innovative Final Year Landscape Architecture Award for 2017.

COROBRIK’S MOST INNOVATIVE FINAL YEAR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AWARD

The devastating Knysna fires of June 2017 almost destroyed the family home of Louise Brukman, a former Master’s student at the University of Cape Town. Her parents risked their lives to save the house and many people close to her were unable save to their homes. These events inspired her to explore Landscape Architectural solutions […]

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sasfa holds workshop in Knysna

ADVANTAGES OF LIGHT STEEL FRAME HOUSES IN KNYSNA

The Southern African Light Steel Frame Building Association (SASFA) held a well- attended workshop in Knysna to present light steel frame building (LSFB) as a possible solution for the replacement of houses destroyed during the recent spate of fires. The event was sponsored by ArcelorMittal, Marley Building Systems and Saint-Gobain. (more…)

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