Archive for December, 2016

Illuminating the oldest castle in South Africa

  Jolting a three-century-old castle into the 21st century with lighting designed to allure and dazzle tourists, yet to be delicate on the old walls, is not a simple feat. The more than 300-year-old Castle of Good Hope received a modern face-lift in the form of a beautiful lighting solution to bring its historic architecture […]

Energy-efficient tenant brings its own products to the green table

  Schneider Electric’s “Rainbow Hive” South African headquarters is home to 200 of its local employees. The offices were designed with energy-efficiency at the forefront and aim to attract young professionals. In this article, I explore how renewable energy and energy-efficient building management were used to make it as energy-efficient and as financially feasible as […]