Shack Living in South Africa Goes Green
Students from a university in Cape Town set out to turn a temporary shack into an "iShack" - a shack that is warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
A team of graduate students from Stellenbosch University’s Sustainability Institute set out to turn a temporary shack into a model of ... see more »
South Africa: Shack Living Goes Green
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 8 October 2012
The Plaatjie family - like more than a million households in South Africa - lives in an informal settlement. But unlike most such households, the Plaatjies' shack is warm in the... read more »
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Nosango Plaatjie, from the Enkanini settlement, near Stellensbosch in South Africa, is the first owner of an "iShack"... see more »