Situated on 34ha of land in the outskirts of Potchefstroom, this development aims to create a sustainable village in which older people can retire in an environment where their lifestyle is not compromised nor are they isolated from the community. Rather, they will be part of a group that buys into and shares in the lifestyle values promoted by the town.
The brief was a tool to experiment with new typologies of Architecture for a specific South African climate, where the word "climate" encompasses physical, social and economic aspects. The project is viewed as an "estate" first and then as a building in the
The Darnaway Long House is a 260 m², three storey house, built for furniture and interior designers, Marcus Pieterse & Lee-Ann Bell in forest Town, Johannesburg. The aim was to design a house that uses the stand and space efficiently - a secure house, with open
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
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.
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
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
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
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