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Submissions:AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture
Activate Architects, Afritects
Lebone II College in Phokeng, North West
A new education model with accommodation, farming and alternative teaching methods. The transparent structure aimed to "de-institutionalise” learning
Nic Border Architects
Elkanah House high school campus, Cape
Elkanah provides a nurturing learning environment, while responding to the unique characteristics of the West Coast in terms of climate, aesthetics and social conditions.
Claude Bailey Architects & Designers
Kavuma House, Lanseria, Johannesburg
An important feature is the earth wall which forms the backbone of the entire house. Other features include passive solar, indigenous landscaping and water storage.
Kate Otten Architects
Lulu Kati Kati, Melville, Johannesburg
Wrapped around a Dombeya tree, the house becomes part of the tree and reflects a sense of living within and between nature.