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Fran Cox – Project Manager, Better Living Challenge, Cape Craft + Design Institute, World Design Capital Cape Town 2014

Better Living Challenge is a design competition that provides a platform to develop & showcase affordable, innovative and sustainable solutions aimed at improving the homes of low-income communities in South Africa.

“Dr. Jaisheila Rajput joined our Selection Panel in June 2014 (47 business & sustainability specialists, architects, entrepreneurs and engineers were invited to join the panel). As a sustainability expert, Dr. Rajput was a very valuable addition. She contributed particularly important insights when looking at the use of materials, cycle of production and design in each of the solutions. She also enthusiastically and passionately shared her assessments around broader sustainability issues.”