The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Green Building Council SA (GBCSA) at the start of RICS Summit Africa 2018, which kicked off in Sandton Central, Johannesburg, yesterday (Wednesday, 30 May 2018). As smart urbanism and sustainability is the overall theme at this year’s summit, the MoU […]
The GBCSA’s attention has been drawn to a publication impugning the credibility and integrity of the GBCSA, it’s supporters and members, and that of the South African green building movement at large. The GBCSA is procuring legal advice on the matter. In the interim it wishes to allay any concerns […]
On Tuesday the 8th of May the GBCSA held a launch event at their new Johannesburg offices, Rosebank Corner, 191 Jan Smuts Avenue. This by-invitation-only event was an opportunity for GBCSA’s guests and sponsors to see and experience for themselves why we say that our offices are physical expressions of our purpose, values and principles.
Signalling the increasing importance of sustainable building practices in South Africa.
The annual Green Star Leadership awards are sponsored by Old Mutual Properties and consist of four categories. For buildings, there are the Highest Rated Building and Best Quality submission categories, while individual professionals are recognised as either an Established Green Star or a Rising Green Star.
Thulani Kuzwayo, public sector managing executive of the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has been appointed Regional Chair of the Africa Regional Network – a group of Green Building Councils working to advance green building within the region.
We are calling on you, our membership community, to nominate worthy candidates.
As it enters its 10th year in operation, The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has reached the remarkable milestone of 250 green building certifications in Africa. Streetlight Schools’ Jeppe Park Primary achieved a 4 Star Green Star SA Interiors v1 certification earlier this month, marking this the 250th certification […]
The building’s new ‘South African contemporary’ design brings it up-to-date with the latest in quality office space. The refurbishment features the red brick associated with historical Pretoria architecture and the respect of local materials, increasingly linked with the city’s redevelopment.
Inspiring and encouraging university students to discover, explore and invent ways to live more sustainably, the hotly-contested Greenovate Awards Programme is taking environmental innovation even further this year by introducing a new category to the awards for engineering students.