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Two Close Between House Despite Site Constraints by Abon Studio

Two Close Between House designed by Abon Studio, get inspired by a huge residence whose main task is to stay functional, stylish and maximize privacy. The family residence built between two properties on a 450 m2 plot of land from which the owners get wonderful ocean views in the coastal suburb of Cape Town Llandudno. […]

House Vista, an Open and Cheerful Home by Gottsmann Architects

House Vista designed by Gottsmann Architects, offers the perfect platform from which one can take in the many sights and sounds play out in the landscape it sits in. It is barely a surprise then that the designer opted for a design to shape the gorgeous and light – filled House Vista that overlooks an […]

5 Fin Whale Way Opens up to Coastal Elements by SALT Architects

5 Fin Whale Way house designed by SALT Architects is a holiday house, a structure designed to connect its owners with the outdoors as much as possible. This two-storey house built on a site in the village of Kommetjie, 40km south of Cape Town on the Cape Peninsula. Indeed, it represents a contemporary interpretation of […]

Sassen Residence, suit to rural context, respect nature by SALT Architects

Sassen Residence designed by SALT Architects, nestled in a valley next to the Disa River in Town Cape, South Africa. Upon first discussion with the client, the designer agreed that the new dwelling needs to draw from the rural like typology of farm buildings in the area. Whilst still accommodating contemporary needs. Also, the placement […]

Fuchsia House with Contemporary Design by Metropole Architects

Fuchsia House designed by Metropole Architects, this spacious home is prominent and boast on the gently sloping square shaped site with stunning views of East coast. Architecturally, the home takes on a contemporary feel with simple forms and a palette of light materials. The arrival point is a spacious double volume three sided courtyard area […]

Tinderwood House, a Luxury Modern Home by Metropole Architects

Tinderwood House designed by Metropole Architects, is a luxury home that sits on a gentle hill overlook the Indian Ocean. The Zimbali Coastal Resort in Ballito, South Africa, combines a lush coastal forest, beaches and panoramic views of the ocean. It is the fact that there was an existing house on the site. Initially, the […]

Oban State House in Fusion with Nature by Metropole Architects

Oban State House designed by Metropole Architects , located within the lush rolling hills of Shongweni, situated half an hour inland from the port city of Durban, South Africa. Indeed, this modern home with brutalist undertones expressed in the structural design. It takes on a simple arrangement of monolithic linear forms that project out across […]

House Ber for Open Plan & Airy Spaces by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Ber designed by Nico van der Meulen Architects that adapts perfectly for the owner’s demand with a modern, iconic house without unnecessary rooms, open plan and airy. Then, the designer designed the house as a simple rectangular shape with the living rooms in the center. And surrounded by a koi pond and pool. This […]

Pearl Bay Residence in South Africa by Gavin Maddock Design Studio

Pearl Bay Residence in South Africa by Gavin Maddock Design Studio, stand on an oceanside coast in Yzerfontein, South Africa. The design of this dwelling is a study in West coast vernacular, modified for life in the 21st century. The structure is modern and minimalist, yielding sensational ocean views. For this house, the client wanted […]

House Morkel, contemporary farm style house designed by Neo Architects

House Morkel designed by Neo Architects is a modern farm style private home, located in the Silverlakes Estate, Preotria. It is a 4 bedroom with en-suite bathroom house with an open plan dining, kitchen, lounge and entertainment areas. Indeed, this house showcases the language of the vernacular climate with a central roof garden over a […]

The Tree House in Durban surrounded by Coastal forest by Bloc Architects

The Tree House is a residence located in Durban, South Africa and is part of an exclusive housing estate set within one of the few remaining indigenous coastal forests. This location offers a multitude of advantages, the most obvious of which is a select collection of extraordinary views. This house designed by Bloc Architects in […]

The Forest House by Bloc Architects and Kevin Lloyd Architects

The Forest House is a new home located in Durban, South Africa, designed by Bloc Architects in association with Kevin Lloyd Architects. Indeed, this home celebrates raw materials, which helps soften the transition between built form and the precious landscape that surrounds it. Besides, this raw materiality reinforces the honesty behind the architectural tectonics of […]

The Terrace house, Connect to landscape by W Design Architecture Studio

The Terrace house designed by W Design Architecture Studio, located in on one of the highest points of the ridge along the extension of Victoria street and offers the spectacular views over the city and the Magaliesberg mountains beyond. The design inspiration for the project based on creating a series of terraces or platforms, claiming […]

Umdloti House 2, Modern Design with Raw Material by Bloc Architects

Umdloti House 2 design by Bloc Architects Blends, set high up on one of the last remaining greenfield sites in the idyllic seaside village of Umdloti, with sweeping 180 degree views up and down the coas. This contemporary beach side home designed to be an entertainer’s dream. The 650sqm, 3 bedroom home features expansive open […]

Private House in South Africa by Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design

Private house by Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design, located in in the center of the City Bowl’s curvature between Devil’s Peak and Signal Hill and offers stunning views of the city and the surrounding metropolitan area. Indeed, the house defined by its relationship to the landscape. In some instances, it reveals glimpses of the natural […]

Albizia House, Cliff View Modern Mansion by Metropole Architects

Albizia House designed by Metropole Architects is a family home in the providence of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, entwining simplicity and sophistication in a harmoniously way. Completed in 2013, the design of this home inspired by the futurist “Googie” architectural style of the late 1940s. The architectural style of the home is heavily influenced by […]

Aloe Ridge House, scenic hideaway in South Africa by Metropole Architects

Aloe Ridge House designed by Metropole Architects is a 300 sqm modern home in Eden Rock Estate on Kwa Zulu Natal’s South Coast of South Africa. A veritable “Mesian box” of bold modern architectural design, set into the African indigenous coastal forest context, the house makes a big architectural statement despite its relatively diminutive dimensions. […]

The Reserve House Turns Architecture Into Art by Metropole Architects

The Reserve House designed is a beautiful home located on the Dolphin Coast of South Africa. It was built here by Metropole Architects, a company founded in 1997 by Nigel Tarbdon and located in Durban. They view architecture as a form of art and their projects reflect that in unique ways. The architects believe that […]

Incredible Luxury House named 6 Leadwood Loop by Metropole Architects

Incredible Luxury House named 6 Leadwood Loop with Feng Shui principles designed by Metropole Architects is a stunning project. The house is a layered composition of individually expressed horizontal elements. The off – shutter concrete and glass ground floor level articulated from the timber clad first floor level by means of the cantilevered first floor […]

YNE House with Outstanding Aesthetics by Metropole Architects

YNE House designed by Metropole Architects is a house with breathtaking aesthetics. It was brought to life by Metropole architects and located in the prestigious seaside resort of Zimbali Coast Forest in South Africa. Indeed, dictating traditional roof forms, the design sought to create a vision that was in harmony with the neighboring properties. Yet […]

Pambathi Lane House in KwaZulu Natal by Metropole Architects

Pambathi Lane House designed by Metropole Architects, located in 9 Pambathi Lane, Simbithi Eco Estate, KwaZulu Natal North Coast, South Africa. The design process started in June 2013 with construction completing in October 2018. Indeed, the architect created a beautiful modern house with lots of glass allowing for the inside and outside living area to […]

Palm House, Stunning Project in Kwazulu Natal by Metropole Architects

Palm House is a luxury real estate development in South Africa design by Metropole Architects. This luxury residential property project carried out as a team including Partner Tyrone Reardon as Project Architect and Chris Laird as Project Technician. The design of this house based on three rectangular forms arranged in such a way so as […]

Camps Bay House designed by Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design

Camps Bay House designed by Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design is prominent and luxury project. Located in Cape Town of South Africa, this residence responds to the streetscape with two stories. The building set back from the street in order to preserve existing mature trees, also offers spectacular views of sea and Lion’s Head. In […]

House M, a Stunning Truly African Home by Elphick Proome Architects

House M designed by Elphick Proome Architects was to create a truly African home with a sensitive contextual integration into a large site. Hence, the choice is to position the building on the southern edge of the land with the master bedroom set on the Eastern edge of the house. This provides unfettered views to […]

Pool Penthouse, Glamorous urban home on slope by Jenny Mills Architects

Pool Penthouse designed by Jenny Mills Architects is a dramatically suspended pool penthouse – a glamorous urban apartment set on the slopes. Located on the slopes of Fresnaye, this project boasts Lion’s Head for a backyard and uninterrupted spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Town’s surroundings. This house was an opportunity to make […]

OVD 919, Mountainside villa with Spectacular Cape Town views by SAOTA

OVD 919 villa designed by SAOTA, completed in 2014, and won in the Private House XL category at the 2016 A+Awards. Nestled below Lions Head, this family home capitalizes on spectacular views. Indeed, the architecture draws strength from the concrete finish used to create monumental forms which contrast with the copper roof. The site is […]

Kloof 145 House with Spectacular Ocean and Mountain Views by SAOTA

Kloof 145 House designed SAOTA, situated on a very steep site with spectacular ocean and mountain views. The open plan design of this house maximises connections with the surrounding landscape. Also, bold landscape elements used to break the scale of the house and integrate to the mountain. Indeed, the home conceived as an arrangement of […]

Cove 6 Offers Spectacular Views of Sea and Rocky Landscape by SAOTA

Cove 6 house designed by SAOTA with majestic surroundings built on a cliff in Knysna, South Africa. This home is recently established private estate with the Pezula Golf Estate as backdrop. Indeed, one of the greatest sources of inspiration for the architectural design came from the natural environment. Besides, the house offers spectacular views over […]

Cove 3 maintains seamless connection with landscape & Ocean by SAOTA

Cove 3 house designed by SAOTA, an award winning architectural firm based in Cape Town, South Africa. There task was to create a house for a Johannesburg based family that could be both a family residence as well as a holiday home. The plot situated in the cove development at Pezula Estate outside Knysna, South […]

LGV 5 House, a Single Project with Freeform Sculptural Design by SAOTA

LGV 5 House designed by SAOTA with a freeform sculptural design and cantilevered slabs that reflect a coastline float effortlessly. Located in a beautiful plot, from the balcony of this house, people can enjoy the stunning views of Cape Town city. Especially, the design of these residence spaces dominated in white: white walls and furniture. […]

Glen 2961 House, an Incredible Modern Project in South Africa by SAOTA

Glen 2961 house is a masterpiece of modern architecture, designed by famous SAOTA. This amazing home located in Oranjezicht neighborhood of Cape Town, where most of SAOTA’s incredible work is built. This project was built with little help from Three 14 Architects. The clients, who owned and lived in an existing house on the property […]

Head 1843 House Offers Stunning Ocean views in Cape Town by SAOTA

Head 1843 house designed by SAOTA and located on the slopes of Signal Hill in Cape Town, South Africa. From this house, one can see the entire Atlantic coast and historic Robben Island with a stunning view. Indeed, this chic and modern SAOTA home style continues to receive many compliments and admiration. Not just simply […]

Elegant Silverhurst House, a Modern country Villa in Cape Town by SAOTA

Elegant Silverhurst House by SAOTA is a prominent, modern country villa set in Constantia’s exclusive gated Silverhurst Estate in Cape Town, South Africa. VIVID Architects prepared the initial concept design for this home. It is a contemporary reboot of the more classical architectural styles. SAOTA then to refine and develop the design and oversee the […]

Head 1816 House Offers Luxurious but Homely Living Spaces by SAOTA

Head 1816 House is an open-plan 3-level luxury home, designed by SAOTA, located on the slopes of Upper Fresnaye below Lion’s Head, Cape Town, South Africa. Built for a young family, this four-bedroom house provides luxury with optimal indoor, outdoor connectivity. It reflects bold contemporary lines and extended planes, but the introduction of timber has […]

Elegant Plett 6541+2 House, a Beach House in South Africa by SAOTA

Elegant Plett 6541+2 House was designed by SAOTA and located in the coastal town of Plettenberg Bay on the famous Garden Route, South Africa. It falls within a pristine and unique environment, nestled at the foot of the Robberg. Taking advantage of the large dune across the majority of the site, the views were maximised […]

La Lucia House, A Delicate Seaside Retreat on Water’s Edge by SAOTA

La Lucia House in South Africa designed by SAOTA is a dream transformer house. The view from street is a closed house with a veiled approach to it that is both secretive and introverted. It nestled within a grove of milkwood trees, the front door is partially concealed by a pair of these trees which […]

Restio River House, a Sophisticated Family Holiday Home by SAOTA

Restio River House designed by SAOTA, located in Pringle Bay, has an easy-living permanence that shakes off salty winds and lets in the sun and the natural beauty of the surrounding indigenous vegetation. The architecture is robust and has a gravitas about it. Indeed, this family holiday home is nuanced and sophisticated, built to fully […]

Victoria 73 House with Stunning Ocean Views in South Africa by SAOTA

Victoria 73 House was designed by SAOTA is a sleek contemporary seaside villa which set on a spur of land between Bantry Bay and Clifton, suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa. The brief called for a dynamic response to capitalise on the site by creating an environment where the young family could enjoy an outdoor […]

Clifton Heights House with Sophisticated Edge in South Africa by SAOTA

Clifton Heights House was designed by SAOTA, with bold sculptural forms, zinc cladding and deep colors, creates a powerful structure that reflects the tones of the mountain. Located in Clifton, Cape Town, this home is an impressive and bold project in modern style. Also, it offers luxurious living with high end finishes and smart amenities. […]

Benguela Cove House with Panoramic Views of The Landscape by SAOTA

Benguela Cove House in Overberg, designed by SAOTA, offers very glorious views. Perched just above the seashore of Benguela Cove Wine Estate in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, the home looks out over the Botrivier Lagoon and Overberg Mountains. Indeed, every material, inside and out, pays homage to natural resources. Also, it accented […]