Recycle, Re-purpose, Reuse – Building Update

Recycle, Re-purpose, Reuse Recycle, re-purpose and reuse. These three R’s are core values of our sustainable, eco build.  Marsa Alam Desert Retreat, is committed to these principles. There’s so much waste generated everyday, some that we can see and a lot of less obvious hidden stuff. We’re all familiar with recycling but re-purposing and up-cycling…

Roof Over Our Heads – Building Update

Roof Materials Are Here and  Ready For Mounting. We’re using logs and reeds for the roof. They’ll later be covered with earthen rendering. These natural materials, applied with traditional methods. Will keep the buildings cool in summer yet warm in winter. They were delivered several weeks ago. But the reeds needed time to dry out….