Green Building

Natural building, green building

Building materials have undergone a speedy evolution over the past century. Standard dimensions and shapes, predictable qualities, and manufactured precision…

Cob in the City

Muizenberg’s first cob house has almost been completed. Cob is one of the natural building techniques — like adobe bricks,…

The Sandbag House: an eco-friendly house takes root in the Eastern Cape

Back in March 2002, while on a short vacation, we played golf at a par 3 course in George. After…