Wednesday 1 October 2014

Informal Brick Making in the Eastern Cape

The Sustainable Building Material Index (SBMI) was used to undertake a rapid assessment of informal brick making in the Eastern Cape. Results were presented to government, funders and donor agencies during a workshop that explored how improvements in the sector could be supported.

The SBMI presentation shows current site processes, recommendations and draft SBMI assessments.

Enhancing Skills for Sustainable Buildings

Jeremy Gibberd presented on 'Enhancing Skills for Sustainable Buildings' as an input to a stakeholder forum on built environment education. The presentation aimed to stimulate discussion on actions that could be taken to enhance skills for sustainable buildings and addressed the following questions: 

What skills are required for sustainable building? 

What skills are being provided for? 

How can skills for sustainable buildings be enhanced? 

 The presentation is available below.