Imbono Architects in Pro Landscaper Magazine

Taryn White on 10th August 2018

South Africa’s new Product Testing Institute is a far cry from what we expect in a laboratory type setting. What we have come to know as a sterile, cold and artificially lit environment has been turned on its head, to deliberately defy design notions. The Product Testing Institute’s campus is used to facilitate research and innovation in the field of product lifecycle and recycling (with particular focus on the tyre industry). With brilliant design by Imbono FJA Architect’s and implementation of softscaping by Countryline Horticulture, this building has earned a six- star Green Star rating- with the Green Building Council of South Africa, the first in the Eastern Cape. This rating solidifies its intention of pushing the sustainable envelope…

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