These Are South Africa's Greenest Buildings For 2018
The winners of the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation 2017/18 have been announced, and they're a thoroughly inspiring mix of projects that are kind to the planet and society at the same time. The big winners on the night were The Richard’s Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) Entrance Gate in KwaZulu-Natal and House Gardiner, a residential home in Monaghan Farm in Gauteng built of rammed earth, but each of the winning projects is evidence of what design can achieve in the right hands.
In the Sustainable Architecture category (the landmark award in the Afrisam awards categories) House Burnett Prinsloo in Cape Town and Fulham Heights in Brixton, Johannesburg joined the RBIDZ Entrance Gate and House Gardiner. Fullham Heights architect Thomas Chapman is one of House and Leisure's Next Generation alumni, and you can read more about how his firm's work is uplifting Johannesburg here.
Check out the slideshow below of projects that were awarded the Sustainable Architecture award, and head to their website for more about the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation 2017/18.
The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Entrance Gate by Jeremy Steere Architect won one of the Sustainable Architecture awards at the Afrisam-SAIA Sustainable Architecture Awards
House Gardiner, a residential home in Monaghan Farm in Gauteng also won one of the Sustainable Architecture awards at the Afrisam-SAIA Sustainable Architecture Awards
House Burnett Prinsloo by Robert de Jager Architects
Fulham Heights by Local Studio