Green Living

how to garden sustainably
Expert advice on how to garden sustainably by choosing water-efficient plants
The environmentally friendly homes of Atelier Koé
Architecture and design firm Atelier Koé specialise in earth-friendly, off-the-grid homes
meet the 30th corobrik architectural student of the year
Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny from the University of KwaZulu-Natal wins the 30th Corobrik Architectural Awards
A high level of technical skill, a good grasp of sustainability issues and the ability to engage in creative problem-solving are a few of the characteristics that led to Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny being named the overall winner at the Corobrik Architectural Awards this year. Having studied at the University of KwaZulu-
eat green and choose fish sustainably
Choose fish sustainably and preserve our valuable marine environment
A cup with a conscience
Meet the hippest reusable takeaway coffee cup on the market
5 Misconceptions about Green Homes
Architect Christiaan van Aswegen debunks some of the myths around sustainable buildings
Ride in an electric car
The UberGreen pilot project comes to Cape Town
Eat Your Utensils
Edible cutlery might be the future
We’ve seen it start to happen here and there – celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal has experimented with edible knives, napkins and more and recently The Grind cafe in Joburg started serving coffee in cups made from ice cream cones – but the new Bakeys line of spoons appears to be the world’s first real attempt at launching mass-produced cutlery you can eat. Narayana Peesapaty, the founder of the Indian-based company, came up with the idea for the range of edible eating tools when he saw people using khakhra (thin crackers) to scoop up food on a flight. His objective was to address a number of issues