African Green Buildings

I have chosen a sample of 10 ‘feasible’ buildings from all over Africa (in no particular order), where South Africa is leading the way. These architects are designing and building homes and buildings that are not just aesthetically pleasing but are at the forefront of sustainable architectural practice. All the architects mentioned in this article have stayed true to the environment and minimised construction waste. Even without tough building regulations imposed on them they have been able to adhere to environmentally friendly methods and conserve energy. All 10 examples use natural ventilation, cooling and heating systems, therefore, advocating sustainable energy sources. The most sustainable attributes to these building are their costs and ease of construction. They are all cost effective and economically viable, which makes them accessible by all and easier to maintain.

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