As reported by Construction Review, South Africa has officially launched the US$ 25m social housing project in Thembelihle Village, Tshwane, to help meet the growing demand for housing in the region. The mega development provides safe housing for families in 733 units since its completion end of last year.
Some of the security features include biometric access control, a closed circuit television (CCTV) security system and a 24-hour guarding of the premises. Also, the grounds has a 1 300 m2 of commercial space, which includes a retail space comprising of a supermarket, printing shop, Laundromat, as well as a nail and hair salon.
The complex also features a swimming pool, playgrounds, sports facilities, a community hall, library, as well as lawn areas, which are aimed at creating an “almost park-like atmosphere”.