A greener approach to solving the housing problem

A greener approach to housing has seen two innovative answers to the housing problem lay foundations in the Western Cape. These have been developed alongside innovative financial models to facilitate home ownership. The Empower Shack 2.0 and the Umnyama Ikhaya container pod home are prototypes aimed at slightly different income groups and both are on their way to gaining official approval as alternative housing types.  Read More http://earthworksmagazine.co.za/projects/low-impact-high-creativity-greener-approaches-to-housing/