Cape Town Design Capital 2014

Visit to read the full article South Africa is proving that it has the ability to rise above its controversial past, with the country's growing industry showing off their architecture and design chops with a spate of enviable projects and awards. The country set a new standard with the recent development of their first ever 6 Star Green Star building as certified by the Green Building Council of South Africa, and are now moving forward with major city Cape Town named as World Design Capital 2014. This is an incredible achievement, not only in terms of what the country is capable of in regard to industry efforts, but it shows a new level of social and environmental consciousness that is so difficult to harbour in an area of the world that is so riddled with monumental issues such as crime, poverty and HIV. As sourced from CapeTownWDC2014