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Uplifting Architectural Excellence: A Recap of the Pretoria DAS CPD Event

In the dynamic world of architectural design, perpetual learning and professional growth are essential. Architects, designers, and specifiers must stay on the cutting edge of industry trends to create innovative and sustainable structures. The recent Pretoria DAS CPD event, held on 17 October 2023, is a shining example of the South African Institute of Architects' (SAIA) unwavering commitment to fostering this dedication.
Global Roofing Solutions (GRS) played a significant role in enriching the architectural landscape at the event. However, the Pretoria DAS CPD event transcended the ordinary framework of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) gatherings. Instead of the usual mundane CPD seminars, it offered a dynamic and engaging experience for architects, designers, and specifiers. Attendees had the unique opportunity to accumulate CPD points while being inspired and educated in a vibrant and enjoyable atmosphere.
The event featured an impressive lineup of speakers, including renowned architects and professionals. From Roelof Rabe of Roelof Rabe Architects to the visionary artist Hannelie Coetzee, the audience was treated to a diverse tapestry of thought-provoking insights. Discussions ranged from Mass Timber technology to the latest innovations in architectural practice, resulting in a day of enriching learning and inspiration.

The impact of the event on its attendees was palpable, as evidenced by the glowing testimonials from professionals. One individual attributed significant business growth and enhanced brand recognition to their partnership with WALLS & ROOFS, underscoring the pivotal role of the event in their success. Another shared an astounding 7240% return on investment achieved with the Media in Africa Group, highlighting the tangible benefits of participating in this exceptional CPD event.
Global Roofing Solutions (GRS) took centre stage at the event, proudly showcasing its cutting-edge roofing and cladding products. As an industry leader in South Africa, GRS specialises in the design, manufacturing, and supply of roofing and related building materials. Our commitment to providing roofing solutions extends across various building types, including commercial, industrial, residential, and agricultural structures.
GRS introduced an industry-first and revolutionary addition to our company's digital landscape: the all-new AI Chatbot, TITAN! TITAN is available to you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including holidays. He specialises in rapid reaction responding to inquiries in under 3 seconds and is proficient in communicating in any language spoken worldwide. TITAN can effortlessly translate all GRS product specifications and documents, guaranteeing that our customers have access to critical information in their preferred language. TITAN may be found on a variety of digital platforms, including our GRS Website, Facebook, and Instagram pages. TITAN is your go-to person for all inquiries.
GRS presented a comprehensive range of products and services, including roofing and cladding materials, accessories, structural roof systems, custom solutions, and technical support. Through our presence, Global Roofing Solutions (GRS) reaffirmed its dedication to advancing the architectural industry through high-quality roofing and cladding solutions, emphasising the pivotal role of innovation in architectural practice. This event reinforced the importance of lifelong learning in the ever-evolving field of architecture.

Article: By Gerrit Du Toit (National Projects and Specification Manager)


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