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Play Your Part by saving electricity

save electricity thumbEskom is urging South Africans to help save electricity. Follow these simple steps at home and at work to help make a difference.

Grain silos make for a funky living space

  A mix of alternative building materials and reclaimed industrial building stock has turned Mill Junction from an eyesore into Cinderella. (Image: Citiq)  ...

Grain silos make for funky student accommodation

The old Premier Mill silos in Newtown have been repurposed, and now wear a four-storey hat of recycled shipping containers. The freshly made-over structure offers unusual accommodation for the city's large student population, and carries the hope that the new residents will bring their youth, energy and vibrancy back into the inner city.

Megacities to talk climate change in Johannesburg

Johannesburg will host nearly a thousand delegates from 63 of the world's megacities for the C40 Cities Mayors Summit. All cities' mayors will be in the city of gold, to discuss urban solutions to global climate change.

DNA coding Kruger Park's plants

Pod may be a housing game changer

An insulated, easily erected single-room structure, built using green principles, is a new take on the traditional shacks dotting the landscape of South Africa’s informal settlements. The Pod is a prototype for a low-cost, off-the-grid housing solution.
Drive to help clear housing backlog

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