Renier Smith is Group Manager: Engineering and Planning for Garden Cities NPC(RF). We spoke to him about the successful implementation of a green building programme.Sustainable-Housing-in-Practice
The Archway Foundation’s primary objective is to provide halls and other essential facilities for under-resourced schools in the Western Cape. This work is underpinned by a broad concern for the general wellbeing of learners that includes their happiness, peace of mind and freedom from threats, bullying, or disruptive influences.
With prescience, and a built-in viewfinder focused on future needs and conditions, Garden Cities had, before the onset of the current difficult times, already moved more assertively into creating new models for a living environment. Not only has it been vigorously striving to enable home ownership for the province’s historically deprived people but forward planning…
Garden Cities is breaking new ground in the establishment and refinement of green building design principles as the standard for all current and future development. We aim to promote urban households and whole communities who live daily with a lighter ecological footprint. In the design of our homes, we are striving to help residents save…
For Garden Cities it is not enough for us to just design and build green houses. We make a point of raising awareness in our communities around environmental issues and how to practically respond to them.
Garden Cities understands that a sustainable built environment is a complex and never-ending challenge. As such, our approach is to work openly and honestly with our business partners to find the best possible solutions for all stakeholders.