Winners announced at Better Living Challenge Awards Ceremony, at the Cape Town City Hall.
Following a two week public exhibition and a strict voting process, The Better Living Challenge - a design competition showcasing green and affordable solutions to improve the homes of people living in low-income communities - has announced its winners.
‘Star Fish’ is not just a collection of tasty recipes; it is underpinned by environmental imperatives too, writes Matthew Burbridge.
The ebullient Daisy Jones, author of Star Fish (Quivertree), a new book on cooking with sustainable fish, believes that consumers, by refusing to buy certain fish, have brought some change to the industry. “In the 1980s there was a video of a tuna being caught, along with dolphins, and being killed.
24-metre high sun-shaped sculpture, named the SunStar, was unveiled on Signal Hill
The sculpture was conceptualised and designed by Cape Town artist and founder of the Robben Island Art Company and Trust (RIACT), Christopher Swift, and is also a showcase project for Cape Town: World Design Capital 2014.
The Better Living Challenge Showcase has been called a resounding success.
Viewed by a constant stream of engaged visitors, the Better Living Challenge Showcase has been called a resounding success. We would like to thank everybody that took part, from our amazing Finalists and Exhibitors to our sponsors, supporters and media partners.
Cape Town welcomes latest small-scale embedded electricity generation contract.
Home owners Leigh De Decker and Mark Beloch signed the City’s new small-scale embedded electricity generation (SSEG) contract, allowing them to feed extra electricity generated by their solar panels back into the City’s electricity grid and to receive an offset against their monthly electricity account.
Six of those events alone inject more than R2 billion into local coffers.
Cape Town has developed a strong track record as an events destination and continues to attract major global events to our shores. The Volvo Ocean Race, happening in Cape Town right now is one such event! The economic spin-offs from these events hold enormous benefits for the city and its residents.