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Harare - Exclusive Interview with award winning Zimbabwean Architect Mick Pearce

Exclusive Interview with award winning Zimbabwean Architect Mick Pearce

Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
30 mins

About the tour

Mick Pearce is a renowned architect who uses biomimicry to develop buildings that have low maintenance, low capital and running costs, and renewable energy systems. One of his most notable projects is the Eastgate Mall in Harare (Zimbabwe), the Ch2 municipal offices in Melbourne, th ecentre for the environment at Zolda (Belgium) and a milk processing factory Zambia. Committed to appropriate and responsive architecture, Michael Pearce has specialized in the development of buildings which have low maintenance, low capital and running costs and renewable energy systems of environmental control. The most recent work involves developing passive control systems in small-scale single storey buildings as well as large-scale commercial multi-storey buildings using building methods which rely even less on imported materials, technologies or human resources. You will get to ask him questions about his work in the UK, Australia, China East Africa and Europe. If you are interested to learn more about these interesting eco friendly building then this is an experience not to be missed! Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Photo © David Brazier

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Harare with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Harare. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

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