Imagine the building of the future.

What do you see?

The Smart Buildings campaign aims to connect South Africans to the process of transforming the spaces where we live, learn, work and play. We want you to help shape the laws and policies that will guide the development of smarter, greener buildings in our cities – buildings that are better for both people and the planet.

Select your hub below and find out more about how you can get involved.

It doesn’t matter where in South Africa you live, buildings are at the centre of everything you do – and they can be transformed to benefit you, your community and the planet we all share. Explore this hub to find out how you can help shape the future of green buildings in South Africa.


Whether you’re a construction manager, surveyor, architect or engineer, building industry professionals need to be ready for the future of green buildings in South Africa. This information hub contains accessible and up-to-date resources to help you learn more about green standards and certifications, develop your skills, and navigate upcoming policies and regulations.


Government officials and decision-makers have a big role to play in the move towards green building. They make the laws and policies to guide this process in our cities and ensure these regulations align with national legislation. This information hub contains tools, tips and guides to support your work and help you drive community engagement in green building policies and practices.



Our cities have made a commitment to developing local policies and bylaws to promote smart, healthy, energy-efficient buildings powered by clean energy sources.
Find out more about your city’s goals and commitments.

From new technologies and exciting projects to industry updates and new regulations, get the latest news on green buildings here.

Are you a building or construction professional? Gain new skills and expertise in sustainable building practices with these upcoming training courses and instruction resources.

South Africa’s biggest metros are working on their own guidelines and bylaws to transform our built environment for the better. Get the latest updates on that process here.