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Low Cost Housing Presentation

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Low Cost Housing Presentation

  1. 1. Alternative CostEffective Housing-Village ConceptGiving 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 andstorage
  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 looklike Separate units Male& Female 6x hot water showers 6x Toilets (flushing) 6x basins Solar hot watergeysers (2x250L) Changing area Solar lighting 12v Grey waterharvesting & storagefor gardens
  8. 8. What does the RecyclingCentre look like 50 m 2 shelter withconcrete floor All waste is collected introlleys and depositedhere Separated and nonrecyclable remove tolandfill Recyclables are storedin large PP bags andsold for revenue
  9. 9. What does the Enviro Laundrylook like 50 m 2 shelter withconcrete floor 12x basin for clothswashing Solar hot watergeyser Washing lines Grey waterharvesting into tankand used in thegardens
  10. 10. What does the PermacultureGarden 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 placethey will plant a garden for survival
  11. 11. Conclusion This village caters forpermanent long termoccupancy with off-gridsolar power supply, hotwater and securitylighting Lets build rural housingthat does not financiallyburden poor ruralpeople

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