Human Settlements_Ensuring quality housing

Author(s): 
James Morris and Denzel van de Weg - Interviewed by IMIESA
Date: 
Monday, October 1, 2018
First presented: 
IMIESA
Type: 
Article
Category: 
Civil Engineering

SRK Consulting hs contributed its scientific and engineering expertise to numerous housing projects in KwaZulu-Natal since 2010 and has, to date, been instrumental in the successful completion of about 3 400 houses. Projects have ranged from peri-urban developments, comprising upwards of 1 000 stands, to smal rural initaitives comprising 20 to 70 homes.

 The SRK team, with its broad range of expertise, is making an important contribution in terms of services ranging from environmental engineering to quality assurance, 'explains James Morris, partner and lead engineer, SRK. In town planning management, for example, we make use of a spatial planning tool that provides geographic information system overlays of development suitability critieria such as geotechnics, slope, road corridors, floodlines, wetlands, servitudes and endangered species in the area of the development.

Acknowledged: IMIESA

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