Designed by Bloc Architects the Forest House is an exploration into materiality, light and the integration of architecture into the landscape. Situated in an exclusive forest estate in Durban, South Africa, the forest house strives to frame the landscape with clean horizontal lines.
Cool contemporary houses in South Africa: a range of interesting luxury properties across the country, mostly located on the coast around Cape Town – new luxurious South African homes.
This SAOTA designed family home is positioned below Lion’s Head; with views of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head, Signal Hill, the city of Cape Town and the mountains of the Boland and the winelands.
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Metropole Architects’ clients were very clear about the expectations of achieving a home that presented itself as dynamic and exciting externally, yet addressed all the specific internal requirements in terms of space planning and room allocation.
Beyond Residence, perched on Lion’s Head, a luxury home design by SAOTA on Nettleton Road – South Africa’s most sought-after street, on a steep hillside.
Designed by local architecture firm Cimato Moroldo Architects, its interiors were brought to life by leading Cape Town-based interior studio ARRCC, with contemporary furniture and objets d’art by design studio OKHA.
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
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.
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.