Build it Back Better: Exploring Mass Timber as a Sustainable Material Construction Choice for South Africa

Date(s) - 11 Nov '20
10:00 am - 11:30 am


Join the GBCSA for their next Planet Shapers Online Event on Wednesday, 11 November 2020 from 10h00 – 11h30.

The panel session will be hosted by Georgina Smit from GBCSA, in discussion with David Elliot from Mass Timber Focus Group; Chris Greensmith from 7by6 Design Engineers; Franco Piva from Ergodomus Timber Engineering; Emma Ayesu-Koranteng and Dr. Andre Hefer from Nelson Mandela University; Tessa Brunette from Arup and Jamie Smily from XLAM South Africa.

The panel discussion will focus on sustainable construction in South Africa, the consideration of cost, investigate local availability and the benefits of this resource choice.

Note: GBCSA members – free attendance/Non-members – R250 incl. VAT.  RSVP early to avoid disappointment. GBCSA will use GoToWebinar and details on using this platform will be shared with participants prior to the event.

Register here