Our Research into Recyling Waste for Construction has been Commended at the AfriSam-SAIA Award 4 Sustainable Architecture.
Our research into recycling waste material for construction has been commended at the AfriSam-SAIA Award 4 Sustainable Architecture. We have carried this research out over several years, and have tested it in many projects over that time. Watch a short video here:
Our work research into the use of sustainably-sourced plantation timber as a building material was a finalist in the AfriSam-SAIA Award 4 Sustainable Architecture.
Our work on the Koidu Diamond Mine in Sierra Leone was a finalist in the AfriSam-SAIA Award 4 Sustainable Architecture.
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 […]
Answer to question raised after Natal Timber Course: Question: “Why is South Africa not growing more indigenous trees for commercial purposes?” I consulted Dr Iain Thompson (Eucalyptus Genetist in KZN) and his comments included: Using indigenous trees is definitely not the best option. It comes down to land use efficiency and sustainability. South Africa is […]