Better Living Challenge

May 2014

Site C, Khayelitsha Co-Design Workshop

May 29, 2014

After an overwhelming response to our co-design workshop, eager participants gathered in Khayelitsha, Blue Hall, Site C last Friday ready to carry...

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Connecting communities, BRCK by BRCK

May 28, 2014

The Better Living Challenge is looking for low-cost solutions that have been created, imagined and invented to address the dire conditions caused by...

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Early detection saves lives

May 22, 2014

All too often we read the terrible story the morning after the night before: yet another fire has swept through an informal settlement, destroying...

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Erica Elk speaks to 567 CapeTalk

May 22, 2014

This week the Cape Craft & Design Institute’s, amazing Executive Director, Erica Elk chatted to 567 CapeTalk's Bianca Resnekov on her Cape Town...

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Co-design workshop with the Better Living Challenge

May 19, 2014

Powerful solutions emerge when a design process begins with end-user research that explores people’s needs and values. Users can be involved...

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IT ONLY GETS BETTER… Better Living Challenge announces high level Ambassador panel as entries start to come in…

May 19, 2014

14 MAY 2014: Just as winter starts, things are hotting up for the Better Living Challenge, with entries being submitted ahead of the 31 May 2014...

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Light up your life without flicking a switch

May 12, 2014

When lighting a room is as easy as flicking a switch, it’s easy to take instant power for granted. But how often do we think about living a life...

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