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Eastgate in Harare is an expression of two architectures; the new order of brick and reconstructed stone and the old order of steel and glass. The new order. Eastgate is emulated by London’s Portcullis House (), opposite the Palace of Westminster. The distinctive giant chimneys on which the. Inspired by the ruins of Great Zimbabwe, the Eastgate Centre shopping complex is noteworthy for its sustainable design based on a termite mound, which allows.

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Finding termites building huge mounds in rural areas seems to be acceptable.

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A seven storey building in the centre of a busy city, inspired by termite architecture, would seem to be impossible. Yet that is exactly what the builders of the Eastgate Mall have accomplished.

The Eastgate Mall, a shopping centre and office block located in one of the busiest central business districts of Harare, is one huge modern termite mound. It was designed to be ventilated and cooled by entirely natural means.

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The Eastgate Mall is one of the first modern high rise buildings in the world to use natural cooling and haare at this level of sophistication. Situated along Robert Mugabe Avenue between Second and Third Streets, the building is seven storeys high and provides 5,m 2 of retail space, 26,m haarare of office space and parking for cars. Construction began in and it fastgate officially opened in The design of the Eastgate Mall was inspired in harate by indigenous Zimbabwe masonry, like that found at Great Zimbabwe, and the self cooling mounds of African termites Odonto termes or Transvaal emsis.

Mick Pearce, the architect of the building, says he has always been fascinated by the Great Zimbabwe Ruins. He has taken design inspiration from the ingenuity of the builders of Great Zimbabwe and combined it with some lessons learned from the humble termite.

Their building acumen is outstanding. Compare the way they build and the way we build. The termites build mounds that have a chimney at the top which opens to the outside.

BIOMIMETIC ARCHITECTURE: Green Building in Zimbabwe Modeled After Termite Mounds

Eastgahe arrangement creates induced flow which is called the stack effect. The chimney breaks the surface boundary layer and is exposed to higher wind speeds compared to inlets on the ground. The uni-directional flow draws fresh, cool air from near the ground level into the mound, from where it passes on through the chimney and ultimately up to the outside.

The building incorporated this termite technology. It has an extensive tube system within the walls and floors that moves air through the building, along with stored heat within the structure.

These tall stacks are essential for creating an induced air current. Comparisons made by Ove Arup, the engineers of the building, show that the energy consumption of Eastgate is minimal compared to other office buildings in Harare.

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Mick Pearce was born in in Zimbabwe. He received his diploma with distinction at the Architectural Association Eeastgate of Architecture in London in Committed to appropriate and responsible architecture, Pearce has specialised in designing buildings that have low maintenance and running costs, low capital expenditure and utilise renewable energy systems for internal environmental control.

He has been closely involved in the development of rammed earth construction for low cost housing in remote parts of Zimbabwe where transport and energy are the biggest costs in producing buildings.

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