Green Living

8 examples of incredible sustainable architecture
The sustainable use of materials, energy and development space in design
green at heart: boschendal’s visionary food garden
At Boschendal's visionary food garden near Franschhoek, organic produce is flourishing in soil first turned in 1685
how to garden sustainably
Expert advice on how to garden sustainably by choosing water-efficient plants
Auctions are the way forward in 2018
Auctions are the way forward in 2018 I am a bit of a collector, so auctions revert me to a childlike state. Like a kid in a candy store, I’m faced with two scenarios: exert some self-control or end up broke with diabetes. If you are even vaguely interested in art, antiques or furniture then auctions are for you. They̵
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
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
Today everyone is familiar with the term ‘green architecture’, but most are less familiar with what this phrase actually entails, and like many buzzwords, it’s acquired a few not-so-pretty connotations. In the same way that many associate aeroplane food with the dull and banal, the concept of sustainable buildings typically conjures up similar images, even though it’s widely recognised that going green is critical. To debunk a few myths, we chatted to Hours Clear architect Christiaan van Aswegen, who’s worked on several sustainable projects (including an off-the-grid Plettenberg Bay home fe