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A HIDDEN GEM ON THE SLOPES OF THE HELDERBERG

Hidden Valley Wine Farm, located on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain near Stellenbosch in Cape Town, has a gentle approach to their craft, leaving much up to the dance between soil and climate to dictate the outcome of their highly acclaimed wine and olive produce. It made sense, then, that their brief for luxury […]

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Alice Lane 3 contributes ‘green lung’ in the heart of Sandton

ALICE LANE 3 ADDS ‘GREEN LUNG’ TO SANDTON COMMERCIAL CENTRE

The development of Alice Lane 3 allowed architecture, interior design, and space-planning practice Paragon to contribute to a much-needed ‘green lung’ in the heart of Sandton’s shopping precinct. (more…)

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CHECK OUT TRAVELSTART’S PROGRESSIVE NEW OFFICE INTERIOR

Online travel agency and booking website Travelstart recently relocated its Cape Town headquarters to a two-and-a-half-storey set of offices in Longkloof Studios, located just off the bustling hub that is Kloof Street. Naturally, the company wished to set itself up in a working space that would reflect its efficiency and modernity. The initial interior design […]

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The All I Own House

What makes a home? In many instances it’s the things we own, the things that make us happy and the things that we’ve collected over time. If you’re prone to hoarding, the activity of homemaking can become a bit problematic, especially if you live in a small space. Madrid-based PKMN Architectures set about solving this problem […]

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Butterfly wings for low cost housing

The Butterfly Housing Project is a systems approach to affordable housing that provides a generic load bearing product allowing for a range of different finishes and spatial configurations. The initiative, which was the joint venture of Dutch, Nigerian and South African architects and construction professionals, recently exhibited – together with USE-IT – at the Better […]

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New phase of Evergreen Broadacres launched

Leading national retirement lifestyle brand, Evergreen Lifestyles, has recently launched the third phase of sought-after Gauteng-based village Evergreen Broadacres, as the market continues to respond to opportunities for affordably priced luxury retirement housing. This well-established ‘town-meets-country’ estate, located within a 2-hectare green belt, provides retirement living at its best. Along with close proximity to local […]

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New phase released for commercial and retail development in Umhlanga

An exciting mixed commercial portion of land ideal for a range of commercial, retail and business park development is being made available by Tongaat Hulett Developments, the property development operator within the Tongaat Hulett stable. The new release forms part of the greater Cornubia development, a multi-billion rand collaboration between the eThekwini Municipality and Tongaat […]

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V&A COMMITS ADDITIONAL R1.5-BILLION TO SILO DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT

The final phase of the V&A Waterfront’s Silo district is on track for an early 2017 completion at a substantial investment of R1.5 billion. The district is already home to multiple award-winning No1 and No2 Silo developments, and is the location of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) currently being developed in […]

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NightVision transforms Cubana P.E

IF YOU THOUGHT CAMPING ON THE BEACH IN PE WAS ALL SAND IN YOUR DRINK AND NO SEX APPEAL, THEN THIS SUPERCHARGED TENTED VENUE ON THE WINDY CITY’S WATERFRONT WILL CHANGE YOUR MIND FASTER THAN YOU CAN SAY COSMOPOLITAN! Port Elizabeth’s other beachside entertainment outlets just got made-to-order envy, thanks to a beautiful custom-designed premium […]

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2013/2014 AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE QUALIFYING ENTRIES ANNOUNCED

Fifteen of South Africa’s top sustainable architectural projects are in the running for the third bi-annual AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture which takes place in October. The AfriSam-SAIA Award recognises buildings that are the result of an integrated approach to architecture, natural systems and technology. They show that design and sustainability can and should be […]

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