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Eco-Village Presentation

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Eco-Village Presentation

  1. 1. Alternative Cost Effective Housing- Village Concept Giving Dignity to the People
  2. 2. What’s in a Village  24 semi-detached houses in each village (24x 40m2)  Communal ablutions  Communal enviro Laundry  Communal recreation area for the children  Communal food gardens  Waste recycling centre  Solar PV for all houses, street lights, ablutions  Solar hot water  Grey water harvesting  Natural storm water management system and storage
  3. 3. Site Plan
  4. 4. Houses on Steep Slopes (1:3)
  5. 5. House Design
  6. 6. Side Views on Village
  7. 7. What does the Ablutions look like  Separate units Male & Female  6x hot water showers  6x Toilets (flushing)  6x basins  Solar hot water geysers (2x250L)  Changing area  Solar lighting 12v  Grey water harvesting & storage for gardens
  8. 8. What does the Recycling Centre look like  50 m 2 shelter with concrete floor  All waste is collected in trolleys and deposited here  Separated and non recyclable remove to landfill  Recyclables are stored in large PP bags and sold for revenue
  9. 9. What does the Enviro Laundry look like  50 m 2 shelter with concrete floor  12x basin for cloths washing  Solar hot water geyser  Washing lines  Grey water harvesting into tank and used in the gardens
  10. 10. What does the Permaculture Garden look like  2000 m 2 Fenced garden area  Uses all the phosphate rich grey water from ablutions  Fruit trees, vegetables, herbs all organically grown  Doesn’t matter how long community stay at a place they will plant a garden for survival
  11. 11. Another Option for Cost Effective houses -The 2 minute Foldaway House
  12. 12. How is the Foldaway House Built
  13. 13. Conclusion  This village caters for medium to long term occupancy, it is comfortable and humane. Addressing the basic needs of people:- Hot water, dry accommodation, Solar lighting, flushing toilets, food security, clean environment and security.

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