To celebrate Youth Month, the GBCSA has invited the 2022 Greenovate Award Winners to share their winning submissions with our green building community.

Join us on 14 June 2023 for the next GBCSA Planet Shapers Online Event, where tomorrow’s leaders will showcase their contribution to the green building movement.

GBCSA CEO Lisa Reynolds will be joined by Anna Reid (University of Cape Town); Msawenkosi Mkhize (University of Cape Town); Mulisa Shavhani (University of Pretoria); Beth Watson (University of Pretoria); Toneka Pasiwe (University of Cape Town); Mbali Mahlangeni (University of Cape Town); Manqoba Mthimkhulu (University of the Witwatersrand); Mpidiseng  Mohlaba (University of the Witwatersrand); Asanda Gwala (University of the Witwatersrand); Kingsley Martell (University of the Witwatersrand); and Kyle Motani (University of the Witwatersrand).

Their topics will include: Mycelium Biocomposite as a Sustainable Insulation Solution; Internet of Things technology in monitoring greywater quality for non-potable water use; Carbon-neutral building cooling via phase change materials with ventilation; the impact of the private sector investing in social infrastructure in order to attain ESG goals; the use of Artificial Photosynthesis in the construction of building facades; and the effect of greenness on financial performance of South African REITs.

Grahame Cruickshanks, Growthpoint Properties’ head of Sustainability and Utilities, will also share an update on the Greenovate 2023 process and submissions.

The Greenovate Awards is brought to you by Growthpoint Properties and the GBCSA and expose students to key sustainability concerns within the property and construction sectors and introduce industry to the fresh thinking and talent available to them. The Awards encourage students to learn about green building and sustainability early on in their careers.

Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2023
Time: 10h00-11h30

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Note: This event is free of charge. RSVP timeously to secure your spot. GBCSA will use GoToWebinar and details on using this platform will be shared with participants prior to the event.