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Fusion Properties to Build Beautiful Green Roof Topped Houses in Baakens Valley, South Africa

Posted By Khaled El-Jabi On November 16, 2011 @ 1:19 pm In Architecture,Green Roof,Reader Submitted Content | 2 Comments

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One of the first GBCSA [2] registered Multi-Unit Residential Pilot projects in South Africa is being planned for Port Elizabeth, South Africa. To be developed by Fusion Properties, the project will consist of 5 individual units sloping into the Baakens Valley, a verdant area which is often thought of as the “lungs of the city”. Targeting a 4 Star rating, the homes will incorporate various ‘green building’ principles including green roofs, sustainable building materials and passive design.

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