PUBLIC BUILDINGS

After alterations to The Backpack in Cape Town, users can now enjoy the health benefits of non-toxic wood treatment and finishes. Unhealthy materials were avoided such as fiberglass roof insulation and insecticide treated timbers. Water and energy efficiency has increased greatly since retrofitting water efficient shower heads and multi-flush toilets.

Backpack courtyard
Backpack courtyard
View of main entertainment area
View of main entertainment area
View of Entrance
View of Entrance
View from exterior
View from exterior
 
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We offer a number of construction & info manuals on our website on natural building technologies which specifically refer to the South African context. The info manual "A LIME DUNG PLASTER RECIPE" has recently been added to the collection.   Click here for more information.

All our manuals are also now available as E-Book downloads. Click here for the E-Books.