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Aquatecture panels let people catch their own water

Aquatecture panels let people catch their own water

The brain-child of South African-born designer, Shaakira Jassat, Aquatecture rain-harvesting panels collect water by diverting raindrops flowing over the perforations to the inside of the system, down into a collection tank. Soon to be tested in Granger Bay, this...

New Sussurro resort honours an invaluable eco-system

New Sussurro resort honours an invaluable eco-system

Inspiring meaningful experiences with unique and undiscovered terrain, Sussuro Hotel in Mozambique engages both land and community with a tender and intuitive touch. The resort supports only sustainable, artisanal fishing and local farming is at the forefront of their...