Monaghan Farm


Monaghan Farm is an eco estate to the north of Johannesburg and it’s decomposed granite soils were suitable for rammed earth. This design incorporates 500mm thick rammed earth walls, ¬†underground rain water tanks, a roof optimised for solar shading and rainwater harvesting and off grid living. ¬†The use of polymer stabilised foundations not only significantly reduced CO2 but also saved costs..¬† Awarded the Afrisam Sustainable design Award in 2018