Better Living Challenge


Catching up with USE-IT

Mar 12, 2015

We caught up with USE-IT’s Chris Whyte and Didier d’Hotman to find out what their Compressed Earth Blocks (CEBs) have been building since the...

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How can you #bebetter?

Mar 11, 2015

The Better Living Challenge is all about surfacing innovation. We wanted to find services, products and systems that can improve living conditions...

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BLC winner snapshot: briGado – brick making kit

Mar 10, 2015

A brick making kit made from 100% recycled plastic.  The kit consists of a brick mould, a concrete mixer  and a brick carrier, all in one product....

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The Western Cape Design Strategy

Mar 10, 2015

A summary of the Design Strategy which was written by the Cape Craft + Design  Institute in collaboration with the Department of  Economic...

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Catching up with Lumkani

Feb 19, 2015

We wanted to find out what Lumkani has done since becoming a winner of the Better Living Challenge. In a catch-up session, we spoke to co-founder,...

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KMPG Assists our Winners

Feb 12, 2015

The three winners of the Better Living Challenge 2014 attended a business strategy workshop earlier this month.  Our partner KPMG generously hosted...

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The Community and Public Vote Awards go to…

Dec 10, 2014

At the Better Living Challenge Awards evening held on 25 November 2014, we used the opportunity to salute some of our entrants who made great efforts...

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The Better Living Challenge is proud to announce its 2014 winners

Dec 01, 2014

BETTER LIVING CHALLENGE ANNOUNCES ITS WINNERS!     Following a two week public exhibition and a strict voting process, The...

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The Better Living Challenge Showcase

Nov 14, 2014

Occupying the prominent public space of the Cape Town Station Forecourt from 28 October to 8 November 2014, the Better Living Challenge Showcase was...

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EcoStandard and the Better Living Challenge

Nov 12, 2014

EcoStandardTM is proud to be a sponsor of the Better Living Challenge. The sponsorship includes a high level assessment of each of the 9 Finalists in...

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