Tag Archives: South African Architecture

Nico van der Meulen Architects

Glass-House by South African Architects Nico van der Meulen

Nico van der Meulen Architects, was established in 1984 by owner and founder Nico van der Meulen and his wife Santa. Nico grew up in a farm near the border between South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe and spent most of his childhood building bridges and structures using whatever material he could find on the farm. This was the first expression of ...

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Mashabane Rose Architects

Apartheid Museum in South African Architecture (by Mashabane Rose & Gapp Architects)

Mashabane Rose Associates (MRA) was formed in 1995 and is a dynamic South African architectural and design studio consisting of two principals, Phill Mashabane and Jeremy Rose, both registered architects and members of the South African Institute of Architects. Our staff comprises of a number of talented, qualified architects who form the core of our practice and some technical staff. ...

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Unique House Boz, Mirroring Nature’s Everlasting Beauty by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Boz by Nico van der Meulen Architects in Pretoria

House Boz situated on a hill within a secluded nature estate in Pretoria East was originally destined for a very different location on a hillside in Mafikeng. The client requested a spacious and luxurious four bedroom house with an emphasis placed on the design of the living rooms. Ensuring that the magnificent views were optimized was of utmost importance and ...

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6th 1448 Houghton ZM by SAOTA

6th 1448 Contemporary Residence - Houghton ZM by SAOTA

Architects: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects Location: Johannesburg, South Africa Project Team: Greg Truen & Ina Fourie Project Year: 2012 Photographs: Adam Letch , Elsa Young Interior Design: Mark Rielly, Ashleigh Gilmour & Sarika Jacobs The brief was to create a home for an extended Johannesburg family. Situated on 6th 1448 Houghton on a gentle slope, the site is surrounded by trees and has views from ...

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Bridge House by Van Der Merwe Miszewski Architects

Bridge House by Van Der Merwe Miszewski Architects

Cape Town-based studio Van Der Merwe Miszewski Architects has completed the Bridge House project in 2001. This vacation home is located in Higgovale, a small wealthy community in City Bowl, a natural amphitheater-shaped area of Cape Town, South Africa. Comprising three separate areas, the main part of the house is accessed by crossing over a timber walkway into a floating glass and ...

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Godswindow Residence by Gass Architecture Design Studio

Godswindow Residence near Swellendam by Gass Architecture Design Studio

Godswindow Residence is a new residential dwelling situated in Swellendam, Western Cape at the door-step of the breathtaking mountains and valleys of Langeberg Mountains – a view so magnificent that the locals have named it “God’s Window.” It was because of this exquisite setting that simple forms and materials were chosen for the architecture, in order to facilitate a subtle ...

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Head Road 1843 by Antoni Associates

Head Road 1843 by Antoni Associates

This exclusive property on the slopes of Lion’s Head incorporates the use of luxurious and tailored finishes to create a cutting edge 21st Century residence. This house is unique in its detail and quality of its finish and reflects a living environment that is seductive and elegant. Architecture by SAOTA. Head Road 1843 by Antoni Associate: “Located on the slopes of ...

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House Aboobaker by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Aboobaker by nico van der meulen architects

In steamy Limpopo, South Africa stands this contemporary home by Nico van der Meulen Architects. House Aboobaker by Nico van der Meulen Architects: “After careful consideration, the client approached our company to redesign and style their outdated home in Limpopo. It is situated on the Tropic of Capricorn where the heat is excessive, particularly in the summer months, and requires specialized ...

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House E16 by Wessels Joyce Associates

House E16 by Wessels Joyce Associates

South African based Wessels Joyce Associates (WJA) have just completed their latest project House E16, this luxurious contemporary home is situated in Knysna, South Africa. The two-storey luxury home boasts a circular shaped outdoor infinity pool, Jacuzzi, decked terrace and panoramic views of the delightful South African countryside and coast. The home also benefits from a large outdoor space, perfect for children and pets. The ...

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Joc House by Nico van der Meulen Architects

Joc House by Nico van der Meulen Architects

Joc House designed by the Renowned architectural company, Nico van der Meulen Architects. They turned this home owner’s vision into reality by creating a family home with a contemporary edge, ingeniously showcasing the beauty of the panoramic views.  The design is stylized, while simultaneously being comfortable, and boasts every requirement for the perfect modern lifestyle.  The ingenuity of the architecture ...

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