Eco-friendly housing redefines Tanzanian urban architecture

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Located in the rapidly growing coastal city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania , the 12-unit apartment block serves as a model for sustainable urban architecture in the region. Often, sustainability efforts in Africa focus on rural regions, despite the rapid expansion of urban areas.

Off-grid home threads through a South African riverine forest

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The “bridge” portions of the home use sustainably grown timber, and the non-structural walls use glass and aluminum. Greywater , stored separately, also gets processed for reuse.