Category Archives: solar

Which Cities are leading the Green Revolution?

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Which Cities are leading the Green Revolution?  New York, Vancouver, Copenhagen, London, Amsterdam and Stockholm? The following infographic explores which cities have been most successful in reducing their carbon footprint. Continue reading

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Fynbloem Packing Facility receives CSR Award for Socially Responsible Development

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The Fynbloem Protea Packing Facility by Cape Town Architects, KUBE architecture was recently awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility Award by the Investment Fund for Developing Countries. The CSR Award is the industry’s showcase for the most powerful and successful, social responsibility and green campaigns. Christian Friis Bach, Minister for Development Coordination, explains why FynBloem walked away with this honour… Continue reading

Implementation of New Energy Legislation (SANS10400XA): 14 May 2012

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Like many other Cape Town architects we received this letter in the electronic mailbox the other day…What it says is that all new building work, alterations and additions included, would have to comply with these regulations which targets the amount of electricity consumed by households for heating water, temperature regulation and lighting. Continue reading