SA Affordable Housing November / December 2017 // Issue: 67 - Page 3

NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2017 ISSUE: 67 14 SA Affordable Housing Providing positive, innovative, cost-effective solutions for South Africa’s housing back log for the missing middle PUBLISHED BY INTERACT MEDIA DEFINED (PTY) LTD Tel: +27 (0) 861 727 663 Fax: +27 (0) 866 991 346 Email: CONTENTS Postnet Suite 241 Private Bag X103 N1 City 7463 2 EDITOR’S COLUMN 4 NEWS -- LAYING FOUNDATIONS TO EMPOWER THE COMMUNITY 6 NEWS -- ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF INNOVATION 8 EVENTS -- SAARDA ANNUAL GOLF CHALLENGE A HIT MANAGING DIRECTOR Richard Bicker Caarten CONTENT MANAGER Benjamin Brits OPERATIONS MANAGER Marike Groot 10 EVENTS -- REBUILDING #KNYSNAFIRES WITH LSFB 12 EVENTS -- ADDING ‘EDGE’ TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING 13 EVENTS -- ANNUAL IHS CONFERENCE LEADS THE CHANGE 14 COVER STORY -- BUILDING WITH LIGHT STEEL HELPS STUDENT DEFICIT 18 FEATURES -- LET THERE BE LIGHT 21 FEATURES -- GOING GREEN AND BEING SUSTAINABLE 24 FEATURES -- SAVING THE PLANET ONE DROP AT A TIME 26 PROJECTS -- CREATING HOPE IN THREE WEEKS 29 CONTRIBUTOR -- IS PROPERTY GROWTH FILLING A GAP IN CAPE TOWN? 31 PRODUCTS 32 BRAND LISTINGS MANAGING EDITOR Ilana Koegelenberg +27 (0) 71 216 8140 WRITER Ntsako Khosa +27 (0) 11 579 4940 SUB EDITOR Tina Heron ADVERTISING Angeline Martin Marna Schnetler LAYOUT & DESIGN Craig Patterson DISTRIBUTION & SUBSCRIPTIONS Belinda Thwesha COPYRIGHT & DISCLAIMER 21 8 CONNECT WITH US SA AFFORDABLE HOUSING 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. 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. 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: Website: for the press code NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2017 1 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,