Better Living Challenge: Our California Pine Entry Reaches the Final

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Competitions, Materials, Research | No Comments

The Better Livings Challenge called on designers, architects, residents, inventors and students to submit new or exiting products, services and systems that can be used for low-icome home improvement. Collis & Associates entered 3 proposals with our California Pine entry being earmarked as one of 3 possible winning submissions. Our entry looks to stimulate local […]

Academic Journals

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Articles, Research | No Comments

Journals on the Use of Construction & Demolition Waste in the Cape Peninsula, as well as the development of legislation that promotes this approach for industry are soon to be published. Details and links to follow.

Up and Coming CPD Courses

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We will be offering a range of CPD course focusing on materials and their integration into sustainable design in the coming months. These courses will provide context to the formation, exploitation and production of various construction materials such as timber, sands, stone, clay bricks and metals. The objective being to enable the designer to develop and fully integrate a critical […]