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Earthworks Magazine (issue 30)

Water monitoring and leak detection, installed at a relatively small cost, can have a significant impact on reducing water consumption and saving money that would otherwise be ‘washed away’. Terramanzi owner Fabio Venturi says: “A Building Management System (BMS) with leak detection is essential for...

Architect and Builder Magazine

Situated on the border of the historic De Waterkant and Bo Kaap districts in Cape Town, The Mirage is a contemporary mixed-use development that faced the multi-faceted challenge of erecting a modern building in a sensitive heritage area. Developed by The Nova Group and Careline...

Earthworks Magazine (issue 28)

Nestled in the Stellenbosch winelands, the Cavalli wine and stud farm is a relative newcomer to the historic region. This has given the owners an opportunity to develop with a focus on sustainability and biodiversity. As a result is home to the first restaurant and...

Earthworks Magazine (issue 27)

In May 2015 the GBCSA head office became the first in South Africa to receive a Green Star SA Interiors Pilot rating – putting this new tool on the map. Green Star SA accredited professional on the project, Fabio Venturi from Terramanzi, says the office...

Green News Developments Magazine

Mirage is the latest multi-unit residential building in the Cape Town CBD to turn heads with its unique frontal glass façade. Ideally located on the corner of Strand Street and Chiappini, the eye-catching, mixed-use development consists of 66 apartments, two levels of retail space and...

Architect and Builder Magazine

This building has been rated 5 Stars and is, as far as the GBCSA is aware, the first Chapter 9 Institution in South Africa to be green star SA rated. The architects were approached by AssetMatrix and GIMCO (Pty) Ltd in late 2012 to design...

Leading Architecture and Design Magazine

The Green Building Council SA (GBCSA) has taken up residence at its inspired new green office at the Black River Park complex in Observatory, Cape Town. As the commercial property industry in South Africa embraces sustainability, so the GBCSA’s capacity and reach has expanded to...

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