Posts Categorized: Architecture

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studioMAS: Highveld Pavilion

This private guest cottage is situated in a lush smallholding along the Vaal River in Vanderbjlpark south of Johannesburg. The buildings function is as garden pavilions, with open entertain areas that also provide weekend accommodation. The building maximises the scenic surrounding by providing complete visual connection between the interior spaces and the surrounding landscape.

studioMAS: House Letschert

Set within the leafy Cape Town district of Higgovale and embedded within it's sloping site, House Letschert is immersed in a plethora of harbour, mountain and city views, climaxing with the Table Mountain cable way as its dramatic backdrop.
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studioMAS: Infill House

Infill House, on the slopes of Signal Hill above Bantry Bay in Cape Town, sits on a site that has breathtaking views up the mountain and across the Atlantic. The clients requested a comfortable, functional house for easy-living with a simple and natural exterior

studioMAS: Epping Road Long House

Situated in Forest Town, Johannesburg, this house attempts to complete the incomplete modernism. Its protest against modern architecture as a freestanding sculpture to be admired in monumental isolation is evident as it attempts rather to produce architecture of

Happy Street – The Dutch Pavilion for Shanghai World Expo 2010

The Dutch pavilion, designed by architect/artist John Körmeling, is called ‘Happy Street’. It’s an entire street in the shape of the number eight, an auspicious number in Chinese culture. Visitors to the pavilion stroll along houses in different styles that

studioMAS: Rosebank UDF

The Gautrain Station is a given and because of it, development in Rosebank will increase. The face of Rosebank will change, but will it maintain its character? The urban development frameworks proposed for the City of Joburg clearly outline urban design principles

studioMAS: Biovac Phase 1

The Biovac vaccine laboratory in Ndabeni, Cape Town, is a place of serious science, but also of innovation and invention. The brief calls for a lab block with a small office component taking advantage of views west. The clinical QC laboratory has to comply with

studioMAS: WSSD

The site is located in Kliptown, Soweto. It is one of the most historically significant and vibrant places in Johannesburg, where the historic signing and adoption of the Freedom Charter in 1955 took place. This project commemorates and celebrates the events that