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9 03, 2016

Christiaan Barnard Hospital

2016-03-11T11:30:52+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Projects|

The new Christiaan Barnard Memorial Netcare 911  hospital is nearing completion, being built on the tract of land formerly used as a parking area by Media24, between the Artscape Theatre and the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The new hospital complex will boast 250-bed wards, state-of-the-art theatres, doctors’ surgeries and consulting rooms, linked retail, a [...]

9 03, 2016

KPMG

2017-11-26T08:03:35+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Projects|

A new R400m mixed-use tower at the gateway into the Cape Town CBD will house the offices of KPMG and become a beacon for green development in the city. What will become the new home of CBD-based accountancy firm KPMG has just commenced construction in the Foreshore area of the Cape Town Central City, on [...]

9 03, 2016

No 17 Park Lane

2016-03-11T11:34:59+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Projects|

Park lane, where the Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded a five-star Green Star rating to the building developed by Assetmatrix. This building, from conception, was designed to be a building which could be flexible in how it was tenanted and also achieve a five-star Green rating. The professional team developed an inspired [...]

9 03, 2016

Business Centre and Phillip Morris

2016-03-11T11:33:36+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Projects|

Business Centre and Phillip Morris have both received Green Star rating in the v1 design category and are also registered with the Green Building Council of South Africa aiming for Green Star rating in the “As Built” category. Buildings are situated in the Bridgeways precinct in Century City. Contractor Aveng Grinaker Lta: Claytile supplied 720 [...]

16 12, 2013

Chevron SA

2016-03-11T11:36:00+00:00 December 16th, 2013|Projects|

The new Chevron head office was constructed according to environmentally friendly principles and was awarded for Green Star SA certification by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA).  The second building at Century City to receive Green Star SA certification. The building was designed by Louis Karol Architects who competed against three other shortlisted [...]

9 03, 2016

Avalon Estate

2017-11-26T08:03:35+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Projects|

Overlooking the Hottentots-Holland Mountains and nestled within a lush green setting, Avalon Estate is not only a retreat for the soul, but a feast for the eyes. Once fully developed, Avalon Estate will consist of 371 full title homes made up of 95 single residential erven with an option of 4 uniquely designed house plans, [...]

10 05, 2012

Blue Route Mall

2016-03-11T11:37:59+00:00 May 10th, 2012|Projects|

Major Renovations & Additions – Commenced early 2011, completed May 2012. (2.8 million Imperial Plaster Bricks). An evaluation team from Grinaker – Lta including Contracts managers visited all brick suppliers prior to placing of orders. This was done to guage quality, capacity and “green” properties of the manufacturing process. Claytile (Clay Masonry Distributors) secured the order [...]

3 02, 2013

Hotel Verde is the ultimate contemporary green building

2016-03-11T05:24:16+00:00 February 3rd, 2013|News|

Hotel Verde is the ultimate contemporary green building — it generates its own water and electricity, recycles all its own waste, sucks up carbon and pumps oxygen back into the atmosphere like an authentic, breathing organism. Claytile is proud to announce that its Imperial bricks were used in this project. Hotel Verde (‘verde’ means ‘green’ [...]

1 04, 2012

Obz Square built with Claytile Imperial plaster bricks

2016-03-11T05:25:51+00:00 April 1st, 2012|News|

Working to an extremely tight programme, the R485 million Obz Square student residence for the University of Cape Town was completed in November 2011, following a 20 month construction period. Green Building Principles The design team were tasked with taking cognisance of evolving sustainability principles, policies and technologies, and to make informed decisions regarding the [...]