Added: Mar 16, 2021
Last edited: Jun 10, 2022
South Africa-based Mahali Hub has designed a modular "house in a box" made out of upcycled and locally available materials. The house design incorporates features that allow for rainwater harvesting, solar power generation, passive cooling, and a food garden. Mahali Hub’s net-zero carbon home concept took first place in the My Clean Green Home competition held by the Green Building Council of South Africa.
This case study has been created as part of Footprints Africa's work to build a comprehensive open-source database of circular economy initiatives in Africa. We are doing this in collaboration with the African Circular Economy Network (ACEN), as part of our programme to support the circular economy transition in Africa.
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net-zero carbon home