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The AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award recognises contributions that bring sustainable innovation to both urban and rural living environments through an integrated approach to communities, planning, research, architecture, building practice, natural systems and technology. Find more here.

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2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award

2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award

Join us as we recognise excellence in architectural or social design and innovative thinking in the field of sustainability. Awarded and commended projects in the 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award will be announced virtually via live stream to protect...

Aquatecture panels let people catch their own water

Aquatecture panels let people catch their own water

The brain-child of South African-born designer, Shaakira Jassat, Aquatecture rain-harvesting panels collect water by diverting raindrops flowing over the perforations to the inside of the system, down into a collection tank. Soon to be tested in Granger Bay, this...