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6/2005 – Total Turnaround for Suburbs Wetland

Wetland rehab with Terraforce In 2005, Steyn Swanepoel, from Steyn Swanepoel Landscape Design, and Luis Jordaan, his experienced project manager, were faced with complex site conditions when devising a remedial solution for an overgrown wetland located on privately owned land … Continue reading

8/2018 – Why and how to protect our beaches?

By Holger Rust, Founder, TERRAFORCE The “why” part is easy to answer. We want to protect our valuable possessions and infrastructure, such as houses, tourist destinations, pipelines and harbour entrances against the dynamic forces of wave action.

37/2004 – Liesbeek River Newlands – Vintage Project

L13 blocks were used to rehabilitate the trail, improving it visually and providing residents with a rehabilitated leisure area: Planners of the Liesbeek Trail were faced with serious erosion problems alongside this river, confined in a narrow corridor through the … Continue reading

6/2005 – Total turnaround for suburbs wetland

An overgrown wetland located on public open space below Table Mountain, South Africa, presented the Landscape architect Steyn Swanepoel, from SSLAD and Luis Jordaan of Force Ten, the Terraforce contactor, with complex site conditions in devising a remedial solution. The … Continue reading

5/2012 – River rehabilitation in Swaziland

Infrastructure challenges solved with local retaining block Supplier & Installer: MiLiTo Precast The Swaziland Electricity Board (SEB) of Mbabane was faced with an infrastructure rehabilitation/maintenance question that had to be attended urgently, in a sustainable and cost-effective manner. Says Holger … Continue reading

30/2004 – Riverbed erosion control with Terrafix blocks

Riverbed get a new life with Terrafix blocks Formerly a farm with a tranquil stream running through it, this site was finally given permission  to develop erosion control – subject to stringent environmental by-laws and other constraints – residential units … Continue reading