SA Affordable Housing March - April 2019 // Issue: 75 - Page 3

MARCH - APRIL 2019 ISSUE: 75 8 PUBLISHED BY INTERACT MEDIA DEFINED (PTY) LTD 13A Riley Rd, Bedfordview 2009, South Africa PO Box 695, Edenvale, 1610 Tel: +27 (0) 11 579 4940 | Fax: +27 (0) 11 450 1920 Web: www.interactmedia.co.za PUBLISHING UNIT LEAD: Benjamin Brits | benjamin@interactmedia.co.za EDITOR: Warren Robertson | warren@interactmedia.co.za CONTRIBUTORS Kecia Rust, Larry Feinberg, Pierre Venter, Iqbal Hirji and Paul Jackson ADVERTISING EXTERNAL SALES: Angeline Martin | angie@interactmedia.co.za SUBSCRIPTIONS: Maxlee Marange | mmarange@interactmedia.co.za Timothy Sibuyi | timothy@interactmedia.co.za SUB EDITOR: Tina Heron | tina@interactmedia.co.za DESIGN AND LAYOUT: Craig Patterson | craig@interactmedia.co.za PROCESS COORDINATOR: Lebo Bucibo | lebo@interactmedia.co.za MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS: Chantelle van Deventer chantellevd@interactmedia.co.za CONTENT: Benjamin Brits benjamin@interactmedia.co.za FINANCE: Laetitia Arnott | laetitia@interactmedia.co.za MANAGING DIRECTOR: Richard Bicker Caarten CONTENTS COVER PHOTO CREDIT: Federale Stene PRINTING: Paarl Media DISTRIBUTION: distribution@interactmedia.co.za 2 EDITOR’S COLUMN 3 NEWS - More UK builders going modular 4 NEWS - Restricting foreign property investment keeps prices down 5 NEWS - Slight growth expected for SA construction in 2019 6 NEWS - Massive housing deal for Ghana 7 ASSOCIATIONS - FLISP supports new rung in SA’s residential property ladder 8 COVER - Put your trust in clay bricks 11 FEATURES - Concrete’s green challenge 14 FEATURES - Can more houses fix Cape Town’s backlog? 16 FEATURES - Call to aid informal brickmakers 19 CONTRIBUTORS - 2019 trends from a QS perspective 20 PROJECTS - Protea Glen mega project continues to blaze a trail 23 PROJECTS - Versatile step block creates safe space to play 24 PERSONALITY PROFILE - ‘No lowlights’ - Mariana Lamont 26 INDUSTRY MATTERS - The unaffordable ‘affordable’ housing market - Part 1 28 PRODUCTS 29 BRAND LISTINGS 30 CONTRIBUTORS - Creative solutions are necessary 31 FINANCE MATTERS - Facing the many challenges of urban development CIRCULATION Total Free Circulation 2722 ABC period JUL – DEC 2018 ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY PRINTING All paper is sourced from the Forest Stewardship Council and Chain of Custody-certified suppliers. All waste paper from the plant is recycled. All used plates are recycled. All new printing equipment is purchased for low energy-consumption levels and low volatile organic- compound emissions. While every reasonable precaution has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the advice and information given, neither the editor, publisher, proprietor, staff, nor any official body represented or published in this issue, will accept responsibility for any damages, loss, injuries or false claims that may arise or be made in the content. Including but not limited to any references to gender, religion, politics, ethnicity or personal preferences of any editorial contribution whether an industry expert, advertiser through sponsored or paid content or contract writer. We subscribe to the Codes of Conduct of the Advertising Standards Authority and the Press Ombudsman (see below). Disclaimers by individual companies are hereby overridden by this disclaimer. Reproduction of any of the content is expressly forbidden in terms of the Copyright Act of 1987 with all amendments. All requests to reproduce must be made in writing to the publisher and such confirmation must be given in writing before proceeding. A copy of where the reproduction was published must be supplied to the publisher at the above address. No reasonable request will be refused provided all conditions are met. All publication and exhibition titles are registered as trademarks in terms of the Trade Marks Act of 1993 and are held by Interact Media Defined (Pty) Ltd, Reg No 2014/092774/07. PRESS OMBUDSMAN: This publication has committed itself to maintain the highest standards of journalism as embodied in the Press Code of Professional Practice. If you believe we have failed to report news and comment accurately, honestly and fairly, you may lodge a complaint with the Press Ombudsman either by email, fax or letter, or by telephoning the office for the procedure to be followed. Tel: +27 (0) 11 484 3612/8 | Fax: +27 (0) 11 484-3612/8 Email: pressombudsman@ombudsman.org.za berylh@ombudsman.org.za Website: www.ombudsman.org.za for the press code This publication subscribes to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Code of Conduct which represents truthful advertising. Should any reader feel or believe that advertising in this publication lacks substantiation, is dishonest or misleading in any way, they may refer to the ASA, www.asasa.org.za. CONNECT WITH US www.saaffordablehousing.co.za COPYRIGHT & DISCLAIMER MARCH - APRIL 2019 1