Article source: KUBE Architecture
The client who has been exporting Proteas to the United Kingdom and Europe for a number of years under the FynBloem brand is investigating sea freight as an alternative to air – an entirely new concept for this type of product which would cut their carbon footprint down by up to 98%. This initiative is in response to Marks & Spencer’s Plan A requirements, which is aimed at combating climate change, reducing waste, using raw materials and trading ethically.
- Architects: KUBE Architecture
- Project: Fynbloem Protea Packing Facility
- Location: Riviersonderend, Western Cape, South Africa.
- Client: FynBloem
- Project Team: Simon Mountford, Stefan Rademan
- Project Manager: GEA Projects
- Structural Engineer: Sutherland
- Electrical Engineer: Sutherland
- Software used: Autodesk Revit 2012, and Adobe Photoshop CS2