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23 Nov 2018
KLOOF 119A Residence, Cape Town
Design: SAOTA – Project Team: Greg Truen, Dov Goldring, Jaco Bruwer, Ian Cox and Puja Patel
KLOOF 119a in Cape Town
photographers : Adam Letch & Micky Hoyle

Lion’s Head House
A new family home located below Lion’s Head – views of Table Mountain, Signal Hill, the city of Cape Town and the mountains of the Boland and the winelands in the distance.

17 May 2018
Oxford Parks, Johannesburg
Design: Solid Green Consulting
Oxford Parks Phase 1
image courtesy of architects

Oxford Parks Johannesburg Building
This development is envisaged to be a sustainable and cosmopolitan medium-density urban environment that brings 300,000sqm of development rights to the Dunkeld Precinct linking Illovo to Rosebank along Oxford Road in Johannesburg.

20 Apr 2018
Manor House in Franschhoek, Cape Winelands, Western Cape Province
Design: Inhouse with Chris de Hart Architects
Manor House in Franschhoek South Africa
photo courtesy of architects

Manor House in Franschhoek

20 Mar 2018
Restio River House, Pringle Bay
Design: SAOTA
Restio River House in Pringle Bay
photograph : Adam Letch

Luxury Home in Pringle Bay

2 Feb 2018
Lion’s View House, Cape Town
Design: ARRCC
Lions View House
photo : Adam Letchs

Luxury House in Cape Town
When this two-storey Cape Town property, originally designed by SAOTA a decade ago, was bought by its new owners, they called for a complete renovation with increased accommodation. 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.

30 Jan 2018
City Villa
Design: ARRCC
City Villa in South Africa
photograph courtesy of architects

Luxury House in Kwazulu Natal
Crested on a steep site, ARRCC’s latest architectural design boasts striking city views. Designed as an iconic family home, with modern natural design direction, the villa is an interplay of rectangular forms, perpendicularly opposed with cantilevered concrete elements to create a powerful and sculptural composition.

29 Jan 2018
La Lucia, Kwazulu Natal (KZN)
Design: SAOTA
La Lucia in Kwazulu Natal
photo : Karl Beath

Luxury House in Kwazulu Natal
This La Lucia beach house perfectly balances luxury and comfort with its uncomplicated spaces. Situated on the Kwazulu Natal North Coast just south of Umhlanga, the house is gently nestled between protected milkwood trees and enjoys beautiful ocean views – both of which inspired the design. Bronze aluminium sliding screens cocoon the house and offers protection from the elements as well as providing a unique the signature look for of the building.

27 Jan 2018
Cape Villa, Camps Bay, affluent suburb of Cape Town
Design: ARRCC
Cape Villa in South Africa
photo : Adam Letch

Cape Villa in South Africa
Overlooking the Atlantic Seaboard in Camps Bay, Cape Villa is set against the impressive backdrop of the picturesque Twelve Apostles mountain range and boasts the perfect balance between luxury and comfort. This glamorous home was completely transformed by ARRCC for an international family who enjoy spending time in Cape Town.

8 Nov 2017
House Invermark – Awarded 2017 CIFA Commendation, Cape Town
Design: SAOTA Architects
House Invermark
photo : Stefan Antoni

House Invermark
Located in the leafy suburb of Higgovale, set below the iconic Table Mountain, House Invermark overlooks the city and harbour of Cape Town. Forty seven years after receiving a medal for excellence, House Invermark has been awarded a prestigious Commendation from the Cape Institute for Architecture (CIfA), in recognition of noteworthy contributions to architecture.

22 Mar 2017
Bosjes Chapel, Witzenberg District, Western Cape
Architects: Steyn Studio
Bosje Chapel
photograph : Adam Letch

Bosjes Chapel in South Africa
The new chapel, set within a vineyard in South Africa, is designed by South-African born Coetzee Steyn of London based Steyn Studio. Its serene sculptural form emulates the silhouette of surrounding mountain ranges, paying tribute to the historic Cape Dutch gables dotting the rural landscapes of the Western Cape. Constructed from a slim concrete cast shell, the roof supports itself as each undulation dramatically falls to meet the ground. Where each wave of the roof structure rises to a peak, expanses of glazing adjoined centrally by a crucifix adorn the façade.

25 Sep 2017
Bar Roc, Bantry Bay, Cape Town
Design: OKHA
Bar Roc Bar Roc
photograph : Micky Hoyle

Bar Roc in Bantry Bay
Quintessentially Ellerman House, BAR ROC’s tailored interior has a tangible sense of distilled calm and languid luxury; here time is irrelevant, the art is sentience. The precisely articulated material palette is raw, brutal, sumptuous. Exacting design allows each finish to express itself with clarity and integrity, revealing and accentuating the linear, rigorous elegance of the space.

14 Sep 2017
6 Leadwood Loop, The Zimbali Coastal Forest Estate, KwaZulu Natal North Coast
Design: Metropole Architects
Leadwood Loop
photo : Grant Pitcher

Leadwood Loop
The architecture of 6 Leadwood Loop was designed in accordance with Feng Shui principles. The square geometry of the floor plan is aligned with the cardinal axis. The shape, position and orientation of all the spaces and bodies of water were guided by Feng Shui protocols.

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photograph : Grant Pitcher

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