African Design Magazine May 2016 - Page 74

COMMENDATIO INNOVATION COMMENDATION: Photovoltaic Cabins, Lesedi, Northen Cape, and Letsatsi, Free State Judges’ comments: Vandal proof and quick to assemble. Click here to read more about the project PRECAST FOR LIFE COMMENDATION: Croydon Residential Estate, Western Cape Judges’ comments: Excellent example of the durability of precast concrete products. Click here to read more about the project PRECAST FOR LIFE COMMENDATION: Houtkapperspoort Mountain Retreat Cottages, Constantia Nek, Cape Town Judges’ comments: Another great example of the durability of precast concrete products. Click here to read more about the project The Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) is the primary representative of the precast concrete industry. Now in its 44th year, it initiates standards in close cooperation with StanSA and collaborates with its members in developing new products and services. The CMA’s promotional activities target architects, engineers, developers, contractors and property owners and the pooled knowledge and expertise of its members fosters an environment which encourages the development of innovative, environmentally and community-friendly products. 74 africandesignmagazine.com