High-tech greywater reuse for exclusive residences

Envirotec Magazine

A next-generation smart greywater-recycling system has been installed at a residential development in one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods. This information was also invaluable to our client’s environmental engineers to demonstrate the sustainable benefits of the development.

Cool, California ranch house in San Francisco is a sustainable gem

AGreenLiving

San Francisco-based firm Malcolm Davis Architecture has managed to combine the cool vibe of Cali design with the energy-saving principles of sustainable living. As one of the first steps, the team worked in collaboration with Ground Studio Landscape Architecture to ensure that the existing redwood and oak trees found on site would be protected during the construction process. Concealed within the home’s stunning design are several sustainable elements.

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Eco-friendly housing redefines Tanzanian urban architecture

AGreenLiving

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.

Belgium’s new timber community center centers modular design

AGreenLiving

Marc Koehler Architects designed Edegem, Belgium’s newest community center, as a symbol of sustainable design to represent this city south of Antwerp and its commitment to restoring the city for a sustainable future. The Edegem community center features timber construction with gardens , solar and heat pump systems, and a greywater system.

Off-grid home threads through a South African riverine forest

AGreenLiving

To “bridge the landscape between the riverine forest and sandstone cliff,” the architects constructed the building with rough stock brick matching the color of the site’s weathered sandstone. Greywater , stored separately, also gets processed for reuse.