Building with Nature: Sustainable Housing at Ambokili Farm through Bioclimatic Architecture

An employee at Ambokili Farm holding an interlocking block. The picture demonstrates Ambokili Farm's passive housing or bioclimatic architecture project.

With a mission to transform landscapes into thriving ecosystems while fostering community development, Ambokili Farm has embarked on a groundbreaking initiative in sustainable housing, embracing the principles of passive design and bioclimatic architecture. This approach not only reduces our environmental impact but also creates comfortable living spaces that work in harmony with the unique semi-arid […]

No tillage

Soil health Conservation Through No Tillage Our decision to forgo traditional tillage practices stems from a deep-seated understanding of soil dynamics. Tilling disrupts the soil’s natural composition, leading to erosion, compaction, and loss of valuable nutrients. Moreover, it disturbs the intricate web of soil microorganisms essential for nutrient cycling and plant health. No-tillage, on the […]


What is Permaculture? Natures cheat code Permaculture, short for “permanent agriculture” and “permanent culture.” It’s where we learn from natural patterns and mimic them, like building terraces that slow down rain just like hills do, or planting nitrogen-fixing beans to enrich the soil like nature’s own fertiliser factory. It’s a sustainable way of living where […]