Event Date: 26-28 February 2014
Location: African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
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Despite challenges, the green building movement continues to gain robust momentum in Africa. In light of the fact that it is still in the nascent stages, there is no doubt that enormous potential and opportunities exist for companies entering the sustainable construction market.

To gain more insights on how to develop new and sustainable projects, how to become more energy efficient, how to retrofit cost effectively, how to become resource efficient and how to implement the latest technologies and solutions, this is an event you should not miss. Smart Build will provide you with the latest updates and trends in the building industry.


  • All CIOB members who attend can add this event to their CPD hours.
  • This event is supported by the Project Management Institute South Africa (PMI SA) with 7 PDU points per day.

This event is proudly supported by the Cape Town Tourism. Click Here to view the letter of support  

Benefit from the Practical Experience, Case Studies and Expert Presentations from these Leading International Organisations:

Lawrence S. Ng, Principal
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, USA

Joe Odhiambo, CEO
Agrément, South Africa

Foster Osae-Akonnor, CEO
Ghana Green Building Council (GHGBC)

Dr. Jeffrey Mahachi, CEO
NHBRC, South Africa

Rudolf Opperman, Technical Advisor: Architecture and National Building Regulations
NRCS, South Africa

Dr Eitan Karol, CEO
Louis Karol, South Africa

Vasudevan Suresh, Director
HIRCO Project Companies, India
Vice Chairman
National Building Code Of India
Former CMD
HUDCO, India

Raj Pillai, Executive Director
Sobha Developers, India

Tailor-make your own programme by selecting from any of these streams over Day One and Day Two:
Stream One: Smart & Sustainable Materials  
This stream will cover cost effective, locally sourced natural, reusable and recyclable materials and innovative new ways in which they are being used in construction projects.

Stream Two: Prefabrication & Innovative Technologies 
This stream explores the cutting edge development of sustainable construction technologies, pre-fabrication and modular construction and addresses the key challenges of their application to new and existing projects. Furthermore, the stream also discusses the solutions to reduce energy consumption through the use of innovative energy efficient technologies. Also, it explores the latest developments in pre-fabrication and modular construction works.

Exclusive 3rd Day Site Tours on 28th February 2014:

Site Tour One: Mannenberg Human Settlements Contact Centre
The first fully constructed building by the City to have received a Green Star SA rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa. The building is sustainable from an environmental, economic and socially responsibly perspective.

Site Tour Two: No.1 Silo
South Africa’s latest and largest green office building, and the first office building in the Western Cape to achieve a 6 star green rating

Site Tour Three: Portside
The first tall building to be built in Cape Town since 20 years, the first tall building in South Africa to be certified by the Green Building Council of South Africa, and the first commercial building of its scale to have 95% of its light fittings LED

General enquiries

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