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Catching up with BLC Showcase exhibitor Nicky van den Aardweg

Jul 16, 2015

The Better Living Challenge Showcase, which took place in October and November last year, highlighted innovative, affordable and green solutions...

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Protect your Intellectual Property in the Information Age.

Jun 29, 2015

Charne le Roux from Adams & Adams Cases over disputed intellectual property have become increasingly prevalent in recent years. The advent of...

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(In)vested Interest

Jun 26, 2015

(Left to right) Structural Home winner Chris Whyte of USE-IT, Minister for Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela and Cabral Wicht from 110%...

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The EKASI Water Cap has arrived in Khayelitsha!

May 19, 2015

As a part of the Better Living Challenge one of our finalists, the EKASI Water Cap, was recently put to the test in Khayelitsha, Cape Town....

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Lifewise Eco-Loo offers viable solution to Gugulethu’s sanitation problems

May 19, 2015

By reducing water usage by 75% and installation costs by 80%, the Lifewise Eco-Loo offers a viable solution to Gugulethu’s sanitation...

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Lumkani heads towards large-scale product rollout thanks to BLC support

Apr 21, 2015

The Better Living Challenge recently caught up with Francois Petousis, a Director of Lumkani, regarding the market support services that Lumkani is...

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The Lovely Loo gets lovelier!

Apr 10, 2015

The Better Living Challenge and finalist Francois De Flamingh, owner of United Development and inventor of the Lovely Loo, have been working with...

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Lumkani – early warning fire detector

Apr 07, 2015

A low-cost early warning fire detector and integrated alert service. In the event of fire, the system alerts the inhabitants where the fire has...

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Embracing Informality – housing proposal

Apr 07, 2015

A proposal for a double story housing unit which harnesses the backyard shack rental culture and uses it to incrementally extend the starter...

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BETTER LIVING CHALLENGE CREATES A RIPPLE EFFECT ON SOCIAL MEDIA WITH THE #BEBETTER CAMPAIGN

Mar 25, 2015

The Better Living Challenge was showcased at the Design Indaba Expo 2015 as part of the Western Cape Government’s design strategy implemented by...

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