The house was conceived and designed by SAOTA as a simple box, floating over the dune, capturing and framing the view. The outer shell of the box is finished in a rough textured concrete, contrasting with the smooth reveal and soffit that tapers to create a delicate frame.
The Oxford Parks precinct is targeting a 4-Star Green Star Sustainable Precinct Pilot Rating, and each building will be encouraged to attain a minimum 4-Star Green Star Design certification. Solid Green Consulting
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Interior of a luxury manor house in Franschhoek in the picturesque Cape Winelands designed by Inhouse with Chris de Hart Architects: the property captures the sweep of a spacious plantation-style country estate, with aesthetic touches inspired by the film Casablanca.
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Perched on the banks of the Buffels River, Pringle Bay, South Africa – this SAOTA-designed family holiday home has an easy living permanence that lets in the sun and the natural beauty of the surrounding indigenous vegetation and mountain valley.
Sited between South Africa’s National Parliament and St. George’s Cathedral, the seat of the Archbishop of Cape Town, the Arch frames the public entrance to a landscaped promenade known as the Company’s Garden.
When this two-storey Cape Town property, originally designed by SAOTA, was bought by its new owners, they called for a complete renovation. This left the team of ARRCC interior designers with a challenge that they met head-on and the end result is a statement of architectural and design excellence.
Crested on a steep site, ARRCC’s latest architectural design boasts striking city views. Designed as an iconic family home, perpendicularly opposed with cantilevered concrete elements to create a powerful and sculptural composition.
SAOTA designed La Lucia. The beach house perfectly balances luxury and comfort with its uncomplicated spaces. Located on the Kwazulu Natal North Coast just south of Umhlanga, the house is gently nestled between protected milkwood trees and enjoys beautiful ocean views
Being familiar with ARRCC’s design style, the client brief was to execute ARRCC’s signature style in a new and exciting way to create a modern coastal home with an ethnic edge.
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SAOTA’s careful and sensitive alterations and additions have returned the threatened building back to its original state, enhanced its overall composition and significantly refined the living experience to bring it up to date with contemporary living.
Steyn Studio drew poetic inspiration from Psalm 36:7, the crisp white form is conceived as a lightweight, and dynamic structure which appears to float within the valley.