What do we do as professionals?

What do we do as professionals?

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) provides solutions in delivering rated Green Buildings in our community. The application of these principles to rate a building is intensively technical to achieve a rating with the GBCSA. Architecture and global warming This is a fantastic start to being part of the action against global warming […]

Green Building Council of South Africa


A green building is a building which is energy efficient, resource efficient and environmentally responsible- which incorporates design, construction and operational practices that significantly reduce or eliminate its negative impact on the environment and its occupants. Building green is an opportunity to use resources efficiently and address climate change while creating healthier and more productive […]

The Paradigm Shift: Architecture new ways of thinking

architecture new ways of thinking

Nearly 30 years ago I remember reading The Turning Point by Fritjof Capra and The Reenchantment of the World by Morris Berman. These were just a few of the landmark books which were exposing the new thinking, primarily focusing on a holism or a systems viewpoint. As a student studying architecture new ways of thinking […]

Adapt Or Die

global warming

I always thought that, should a major hurricane or storm hit New York then perhaps the USA would take global warming more seriously. All nations, especially the major carbon emitters require a policy shift to implement strategies towards a sustainable future for all. This is based on the assumption that global warming is the result […]