green/passive technologies

green/passive technologies

going green

education | green projects | alternative building going green eco centre     This project is a European Union funded Environmental Education Centre, situated near Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Dodeca was one of the five appointed winning Architects that were commissioned to design the fifteen buildings that comprise the centre. The Centre is designed as an educational […]

isando earth lofts

housing | industrial | green/passive technologies isando earth lofts   The site and buildings are part of the original South African Breweries complex, which has been abandoned for 20 years. The buildings are in sound structural condition. They have been stripped of all recyclable materials. The need to maintain its use as an Industrial complex is foremost, […]

apc storage solution office building

commercial | green/passive technologies apc storage solution office building the design is based on the North facade on the existing building being highly visible from the Airport motorway as an advertising platform. The design approach is twofold: Using an Iconic sculptural form of the building to attract attention to the building and thereby exposure to apc. […]

cocoon hotel

hospitality |  green/passive technologies |  commercial the concept of the cocoon hotel is a “soft” hotel in a “hard” industrial environment. It is in contrast, in nature and form, to its sister Hotel – the Silo Hotel, where the “soft” furnishings are inside a “hard” industrial relic. The Cocoon Hotel is a new structure that […]

house berman

residential | green/passive technologies house berman   back to projects

house deutschman

residential | alternative building | green/passive technologies house deutschman   The site is in a game reserve estate, near East London, South Africa. The owner’s passion and commitment to sustainability, her sensitivity and respect for nature, and the appreciation of mother earth, inspired Dodeca to develop the expression of the first of Dodeca’s “leaf” houses. The leaf […]