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South Africa’s top rated Green Star buildings and top green building professionals were announced at the Green Building Convention, held at Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town this past week.

If private- and public-sector land investment in our cities concentrates on keeping the haves away from the have-nots, urban sprawl will be encouraged, Professor Edgar Pieterse, told Green Building Convention 2017 delegates at Century City in Cape Town last week.

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI) recently released the IPD South Africa Annual Green Property Index.

Growthpoint Properties today launched the first and only property portfolio in South Africa to be highly rated by both the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) and the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA), aptly named the Thrive Portfolio.

“The sustainable design community is central to a more resilient future.

Thulani Kuzwayo, public sector managing executive of the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has been appointed Regional Chair of the Africa Regional Network – a group of Green Building Councils working to advance green building within the region.

As it enters its 10th year in operation, The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has reached the remarkable milestone of 250 green building certifications in Africa.

The Green Building Council SA (GBCSA) is celebrating World Environment Day on 5 June with inspiration and ideas on how to bring the outdoors inside, appreciate nature and protect the natural environment that we all share.

Driving the sustainability of public sector buildings in South Africa forward, the heritage-sensitive and environmentally-innovative refurbishment of the Agrivaal building in Pretoria has achieved a 4 Star Green Star SA Office v1 – As Built rating from the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA).

Engineering students can now achieve green glory too!

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