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Mpophomeni

WINNER: CROWN HOMES (PTY) LTD - MPOPHOMENI B - AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Free standing well finished two and three bedroom homes that include all finishes that would be the norm for a middle class home, at exceedingly affordable pricing. The adjudicators were impressed by the high standard of workmanship; even though the use of local labour was a prerequisite.

Masakala

HIGHLY COMMENDED: S'DUMO HOUSING TRUST -MASAKALA RURAL HOUSING PROJECT

The Masakala 500 Rural Housing Development is a reconstruction and developmental project  in the Masakala area,10 kilometers from Matatiele in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape.

The building methodology utilised is standard practice processed as follows:

  • Platforms are laid out and cut.
  • Raft foundations
  • Block and Mortar
  • Roof trusses are galvanized (lightweight and durable) 
  • Chromadek roofing sheets for longevity and durability.   
  • PVC guttering and downpipes
  • 2500 liter Jojo rain water tank on a tank foundation (colour coded to paint finish)
  • 1000 mm apron all round.
  • Site specific design for Storm water drainage.
  • External doors treated with a mixture of linseed and varnish(to provide additional durability)
  • All building materials used and building standards as per NHBRC specifications.