The Author

Danielle Gignac is an architect whose areas of personal research include environmental ethics, agrarianism, and community-building. Her Master’s Thesis explored the indigenous concept of land as a garden, addressing the cultural and physical boundaries which define life on the land. Danielle has spent time living and working on a permaculture farm in France, and continues to be an avid gardener, wherever she can find a piece of earth to cultivate.

Life, Death, Water, and Cape Town

A city of nearly 4 million people is about to run out of water. For perspective, Cape Town’s population is approximately equal to that