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Stunning New Villa Verte is Open to Guests

Stunning New Villa Verte is Open to Guests

When Jim Brett and Ed Gray decided to launch a sister property to their exclusive-use Villa Maison Noir in Hout Bay, Cape Town, it was with the intention of creating yet another sanctuary-like space that was inspired and informed by the natural beauty of the bordering...

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Lifestyle by Design – for the Durban Homemaker

Lifestyle by Design – for the Durban Homemaker

Decorex Durban is set to take place at the Durban Exhibition Centre from the 19th to the 22nd of March 2020, and it promises to showcase an array of exciting home décor exhibits and features. This year’s Decorex Durban theme is ‘Lifestyle by Design’ – suggesting that,...

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Classic Angularity

Classic Angularity

location: Hawaan Estate, Umhlanga, Durban, KZN | architects: Kevin Lloyd Architects – Kevin Lloyd / Rowan Parry | interior designers: M&M Designs – Michele and Mark Metior | landscaping: Phil Page | photographer: Peter Oravecz Originally coastal forest before...

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Preview #276: Hillside Cascade

Preview #276: Hillside Cascade

location: Camps Bay, Cape Town | architecture: GSQUARED Architecture + Interior Design | interior design: GSQUARED Architecture + Interior Design | photography: Niel Vosloo Photography A young Norwegian couple relocated to South Africa in 2010 and sourced this...

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Preview #276: Classic Angularity

Preview #276: Classic Angularity

location: Hawaan Estate, Umhlanga, Durban, KZN | architects: Kevin Lloyd Architects – Kevin Lloyd / Rowan Parry | interior designers: M&M Designs – Michele and Mark Metior | landscaping: Phil Page | photographer: Peter Oravecz Originally coastal forest before...

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Preview #276: Coastal Creative

Preview #276: Coastal Creative

location: Zimbali, KZN | architects – Metropole Architects; Design Architect Nigel Tarboton; Project Architect David Louis | interior design – Olàlà Interiors | photographer – Grant Pitcher Located on the east coast of South Africa, this three-level structure is...

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Neolith® at Home with David Meca

Neolith® at Home with David Meca

A World Champion swimmer with more than 100 titles under his belt, David Meca is no doubt a born competitor who loves challenges. That’s why the construction of his new home was just one more exciting test for him. It was a very special comprehensive renovation...

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Preview #276: Sustainable Modernism

Preview #276: Sustainable Modernism

location: Floreat, Perth, Western Australia | architecture: Neil Cownie | interior design: Neil Cownie | photography: Michael Nicholson – MICNIC Australia and South Africa have much in common, not least of which is their architecture and the appreciation of modernism....

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One Thousand Museum Photographed by Hufton+Crow

One Thousand Museum Photographed by Hufton+Crow

One Thousand Museum is a 62-storey residential tower opposite Museum Park in Miami. With views across Biscayne Bay, this popular 30-acre park was redeveloped in 2013 as one of downtown Miami’s primary public spaces and includes the city’s new art and science museums....

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Sea Point Development Offers Exciting Opportunity for Buyers

Sea Point Development Offers Exciting Opportunity for Buyers

On 20 February 2020, Blok launched its latest development, FOUR ON O. The new development concept, built on principles of compact, sustainable design and featuring Blok’s signature Raw finish, is nestled on Oliver and Lincoln Road in Sea Point; within walking distance...

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Hillside Cascade

Hillside Cascade

location: Camps Bay, Cape Town | architecture: GSQUARED Architecture + Interior Design | interior design: GSQUARED Architecture + Interior Design | photography: Niel Vosloo Photography A young Norwegian couple relocated to South Africa in 2010 and sourced this...

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Coastal Creative

Coastal Creative

location: Zimbali, KZN | architects – Metropole Architects; Design Architect Nigel Tarboton; Project Architect David Louis | interior design – Olàlà Interiors | photographer – Grant Pitcher Located on the east coast of South Africa, this three-level structure is...

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Sustainable Modernism

Sustainable Modernism

location: Floreat, Perth, Western Australia | architecture: Neil Cownie | interior design: Neil Cownie | photography: Michael Nicholson – MICNIC Says architect Neil Cownie: ‘In searching for the unique attributes of the site for Roscommon House, I looked to the...

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Double Take

Double Take

location: Miami Beach, Florida, USA | architecture: blue, a design company, inc. | interior design: blue, a design company, inc. | photography: Venjhamin Reyes Florida is a much sought-after American state and Miami Beach a particular address. With its sub-tropical...

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Audi Snyman – Point of View

Audi Snyman – Point of View

In ever-shrinking major centres globally, the enclosing of space is a responsibility of note. The same is true in South Africa – but there is more to consider: Architects design a built structure, but do they appreciate what will transpire within? How the interior...

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