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Paradise by the Sea

Submitted by on Friday, 26 September 20083 Comments
Drop by Talib’s Fort Lauderdale home on any weekend and you’re bound to find the architect and his adorably precocious six year-old daughter, enjoying the little Eden that Kaizer has created for them. “We swim every day,” says Kaizer as we sit by the pool in front of the glamorous two-story house he designed.

An extension of healthy living is important to him. His interest in green architecture started in the 1970’s during the oil embargo, although he thought at the time that it was the beginning of a whole new way of thinking for everyone. “But as soon as the embargo was over, everyone forgot about solar energy,” he laments. Kaizer feels passionately that to make a house completely sustainable, you have to use a variety of methods. His goal is to have the house produce all of its energy in the next couple of years when he adds photovoltaic panels on the roof for electricity, and hopefully be able to use wind-generated power. Right now, a solar hot water heater on the roof provides all the hot water needs of the house.

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