Sustainable living made sexy at Stand 47

Stand 47 is built using state-of-the-art materials that regulate internal temperature, absorb pollutants from the air and contain sound within each room - the solar powered development is the epitome of sustainable living.

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The development was designed to deliver a healthier, more efficient and comfortable home that enables owners to live sustainably without having to pay 'til their wallets are light.

702 accompanied Sam Cowen and her guests on their Monaghan Farm adventure. Cindy Poluta, Phemelo Ngcobo and Penny Lebyane were Sam's special guests as they took part in an evening of the #WinterTest - we captured some of the special moments below.

This morning, Sam Cowen speaks to the brains behind theStand 47 initiative, Evan Lockhart-Barker who explained how the project came to life - and convinced many in 702land that going off the grid is a good idea.

Speaking on Weekend Breakfast with Africa and Sam, Lockhart-Barkerexplained that the idea came from a marketing dilemna the company was having a few years ago with marketing sustainable building materials.

Listen to Lockhart-Barker's conversation with Sam below:


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