SA Affordable Housing September / October 2018 // Issue: 72 | Page 3

SEPT - OCTOBER 2018 Issue: 72 20 SA Affordable Housing Providing positive, innovative, cost-effective solutions for South Africa’s housing back log for the missing middle PUBLISHED BY INTERACT MEDIA DEFINED (PTY) LTD Tel: +27 (0) 861 727 663 Fax: +27 (0) 866 991 346 Email: [email protected] Postnet Suite 241 Private Bag X103 N1 City 7463 MANAGING DIRECTOR Richard Bicker Caarten [email protected] CONTENT MANAGER Benjamin Brits [email protected] CONTENTS 2 EDITOR’S COLUMN 4 NEWS - Enhancing skills using ‘Eezi’ DIY kit 5 NEWS - Loftus Park a boost for local real estate  6 NEWS - People-centred housing strategy to address ‘missing middle’ 8 NEWS - How ceilings impact your home comfort 10 NEWS - Corobrik shines like a diamond 12 EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS – Huge building and construction event to launch in Nigeria 14 AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONFERENCE - Affordable housing – all stakeholders to work together 15 AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONFERENCE - Future Africa is calling for innovative African solutions 17 AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONFERENCE - Infrastructure planning must be prerequisite for social housing 19 ASSOCIATIONS - Covering your property maintenance 20 COVER - Federale Stene – a sustainable legacy 23 FEATURES – Save costs by maintaining your biggest asset 24 PROJECTS – Joining hands for a better future 27 HOUSING MATTERS - Salt River Market – let’s build 29 PERSONALITY PROFILE - Roy Mnisi – bringing change together 30 TECHNICAL TALK - Unlocking the value of wooden doors 31 PRODUCTS 32 BRAND LISTINGS CONNECT WITH US OPERATIONS MANAGER Chantelle van Deventer [email protected] EDITOR Cherry Ellis [email protected] SUB EDITOR Tina Heron [email protected] ADVERTISING Angeline Martin [email protected] PROCESS COORDINATOR Lebo Bucibo [email protected] LAYOUT & DESIGN Glyniss Bone [email protected] DISTRIBUTION & SUBSCRIPTIONS Kristin Long [email protected] COPYRIGHT & DISCLAIMER While every reasonable precaution has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the advice and information given, neither the editor, publisher, proprietor, staff, nor any official body represented or published in this issue, will accept responsibility for any damages, loss, injuries or false claims that may arise or be made in the content. We subscribe to the Codes of Conduct of the Advertising Standards Authority and the Press Ombudsman (see below). Disclaimers by individual companies are hereby overridden by this disclaimer. Reproduction of any of the content is expressly forbidden in terms of the Copyright Act of 1987 with all amendments. All requests to reproduce must be made in writing to the publisher and such confirmation must be given in writing before proceeding. A copy of where the reproduction was published must be supplied to the publisher at the above address. No reasonable request will be refused provided all conditions are met. PRESS OMBUDSMAN: This publication has committed itself to maintain the highest standards of journalism as embodied in the Press Code of Professional Practice. If you believe we have failed to report news and comment accurately, honestly and fairly, you may lodge a complaint with the Press Ombudsman either by email, fax or letter, or by telephoning the office for the procedure to be followed. Tel: +27 (0) 11 484 3612/8 | Fax: +27 (0) 11 484 3612/8 Email: [email protected] [email protected] Website: for the press code This publication subscribes to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Code of Conduct which represents truthful advertising. Should any reader feel or believe that advertising in this publication lacks substantiation, is dishonest or misleading in any way, they may refer to the ASA, CONTROLLED FREE CIRCULATION 2282 ABC PERIOD JAN – JUN 2018 SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2018 1