Beachyhead by Plettenberg Bay

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.

Kloof 145 in Cape Town

KLOOF 145 in Cape Town

This SAOTA designed villa is accessed from Kloof Road, which winds along the western slopes of Lion’s Head, this site is positioned in the wind-protected suburb of Clifton.

The Quarry House in Valencia

The Quarry House in Valencia

Home on top of a Spanish hillside, in an established Valencia housing esstate, the House of the Quarry is based on the extreme conditions of the ground, climbing the slope to get views to the landscape.

House am Oberen Berg

House am Oberen Berg in Stuttgart

Contemporary Stuttgart house design by Alexander Brenner Architekten, a luxury home behind protecting walls yet with great openness towards the surrounding landscape – a generation villa ‘from which one never needs to move out again’.

Gordons Bay House in Coogee

Gordon’s Bay House in Coogee

This 6-bedroom New South Wales waterfront property design by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects spans 3 levels. The social spaces in the house are elevated – living, kitchen and dining – whilst the lower level’s private spaces open onto the garden and sea view.

Swell Hotel in Guatemala

Swell Hotel in Guatemala

Architect Elan Ibghy and designer Marie Bonnefond sensitively blend contemporary with rustic, contrasting polished concrete geometry with local craftsmanship, natural wood textures and colorful Guatemalan textiles.