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Sustainable public eco-tourism facility

Located in the UNESCO world heritage Cape Floral Region, the Oudebos Mountain Camp replaces an existing facility and aims to provide reconcilable facilities for sensitive eco-tourism.

The project was officially opened in February, 2012, and consists of five self-catering cabins and a small function room which are lightweight, stilted structures that integrate modestly into the surroundings.

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Oudebosch Mountain Camp completed and officially opened
 
Acknowledgement prize for South African eco-tourism camp
 
“A commendable example for good practice of balancing tourist needs and preservation aspects” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2011 for Region Africa Middle East
Project Details
Location
Cape Town, South Africa
Authors
Andrew Justin Cooke
Main Author
Andrew Justin Cooke
Architecture co-op, South Africa
Jessica Tami Cohen
Main Author
Jessica Tami Cohen
Architecture co-op, South Africa
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2011
Middle East Africa
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