Ecologically Aware Design, Creating Eco-Sensitive Living
To prevent a negative visual & ecological impact on the surrounds and the Eco-Estate, the buildings are restricted in height, scale, materials & finishes. The thoughtful architecture has been determined by the connection between our unique climate, natural landscape and topography, and buildings that balance proportion and functionality. The use of beneficial elements of macro & micro climate in generating form is an important factor in the design process and this should be guided by ecological awareness, the path of the sun, solar geometry and the prevailing wind conditions.
Attention will given to the following when applying the architectural guidelines to generate an appropriate contemporary architectural language at Windspur eco-estate:
• Site Orientation
• Exterior Colours
• Climate, Geography & Topography
• Technology & Sustainability
• Contemporary South African Lifestyle