Sumptuous Contemporary Architecture in South Africa: Cove 3 House by SAOTA

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SAOTA and Antoni Associates sent us photos and information depicting Cove 3 House , a family residence in Knysna, South Africa. The post Sumptuous Contemporary Architecture in South Africa: Cove 3 House by SAOTA appeared first on Freshome.com.

Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside

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Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside . Architecture › Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside . Private Residence in South Africa Surrounded by a Magnificent Landscape. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom.

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Mosaics: The Beginning of Architectural Ceramics, Part Three.

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Avente Tile Talk: Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

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These pavers have the rich look of classic clay bisque tiles that have been used in Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers. Project Pick: Durable, Rustic Spanish Pavers Offer Time-Tested Look.

Holiday Retreat in South Africa Maximizing Exquisite Views: Silver Bay Residence by SAOTA

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The site is positioned at Shelley Point and faces East over the bay looking towards the mountains behind the small Swartland town of Aurora, South Africa. The post Holiday Retreat in South Africa Maximizing Exquisite Views: Silver Bay Residence by SAOTA appeared first on Freshome.com.

What Your Favorite Easter Candy Says About You — Kitchn

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(Image credit: Africa Studio /Shutterstock). From Kitchn → The Easter Candy Personality Test: What Your Favorite Easter Candy Says About You. READ MORE

Breaking News: Granada Tile’s New Lookbook

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French design gets a nod in the form of Lille, Carcassone and Limoges, while North Africa is represented by Tunisia and Central Spain by Toledo. Breaking News France Ireland Ken Koonce new cement tile designs North Africa Spain Granada Tile’s new lookbook features new cement tile designs, great design ideas, and, of course, divine cement tile installations. Cover photo courtesy designer, builder, and photographer Ken Koonce. Granada Tile has some big news!

Complex Holiday Home Overlooks the Indian Ocean

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Named Beachyhead , this complex modern residence by SAOTA makes the most of its privileged location in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa.

Farewell, The Toast — Design News

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(Image credit: Africa Studio /Shutterstock). Today, we say goodbye to what feels like a dear, smart, hilarious friend. It's The Toast 's final farewell, and we just couldn't let the day pass without saying thanks for three amazing years. READ MORE ».

Get the Look: Collected, Eclectic South African Home — Shop the Style

Apartment Therapy

Rian and Zeanne's South African home is full of treasures found in Sri Lanka, India, and all over Africa, but you can shop the style without leaving your home. READ MORE ». Shop the Style. Furniture. Decor & Accessories

Dark Color & Drama in a Small Cape Town Apartment — House Tour

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Location: Green Point, Cape Town, South Africa. (Image credit: Lana Kenney ). Name: Jacob Crafford-Burger. Size: 860 square feet. Years lived in: Rented 8 months. In just over six months Jacob has created a home that is cozy and creative and that very much reflects his personal style.

New Report on South Africa Waterproof Paint Industry

The A to Z of Building

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "South Africa Waterproof Paint Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. The South Africa Waterproof Paint Industry Report 2014

New Report on Construction Market Outlook in South Africa

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South Africa, over the past decade, has scripted for itself a new growth story, driven by domestic demand and foreign investment, among other factors. The African continent''s second largest economy is

A Cozy Cabin, Tiny Cottage, Bold Paint Colors and More — This Week's Best and Beautiful House Tours

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Karen & Gawie's Artistic Home in South Africa. Pin it. Listen to your inner voice so your home is a reflection of your authentic self.". Isabelle's Peaceful, Poetic Haven in Switzerland. Shauna & John's Post Punk Eclectic English Home and Artist's Studio.

Airbnb for Refugees Welcomes Displaced People in Europe — Design News

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Those fleeing wars across Africa and the Middle East now have a new alternative to mass housing. Pin it. Flüchtlinge Wilkommen, or Refugees Welcome, is a German-based site where people sign up to share their homes with displaced people in their city. READ MORE ».

Chevron South Africa Awards Multi-Year Contract to Jacobs Engineering Group

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announced today that it has been awarded a multi-year contract from Chevron South Africa to provide Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management services (EPCM Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

Anne & Steve's Relaxed, Eclectic & Casual Home in Cape Town — House Tour

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Location: Cape Town, South Africa. Anne was born in South Africa, her husband, Steve, is British, and they spend their time between the two countries. Pin it. Name: Anne and Steve. Size: 2,152 square feet. Years lived in: 10 years; Owned.

Bold Design on Display at the Reserve House

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Located off of Dolphin Coast, South Africa, the architects carefully integrated the surrounding environment when crafting their design. Designed by Metropole Architects , the philosophy driving this house design is to create a lasting impression of movement.

Get the Look: Scandinavian Style in South Africa — Shop the Style

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(Image credit: Lana Kenney ). Georgina and Gideon's Cape Town home is full of unique pieces designed and/or made by Gideon, incredible textiles purchased on their travels, and treasured family pieces passed down for generations.

Construction Market in South Africa Expected to Grow at 7.78% CAGR

The A to Z of Building

Thanks to rapid urbanization, the Construction Market in South Africa is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.78 percent from 2015-2019, says research firm TechNavio. About the Report According to the

How To Get The Art Deco Look In Your Bathroom

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Inspired by the glamour of early Hollywood, coupled with exotic influences from the Orient, Africa and Egypt, art deco made its way into every room of the house – including the bathroom.

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Tile Excellence-Ask the Experts: ask chris blog stats this month

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Moldova 17 South Africa 6 Germany 1. South Africa 6. Labels canada , france , germany , india , international , malasia , moldova , pakistan , poland , russia , serbia , singapore , south Africa , ukraine , united kingdom , world tile installation. Thursday, January 2, 2014. ask chris blog stats this month. Here are the stats for the blog viewers and the countries where they viewed from.

Designing with Cement Tile: Shapes, Sizes, Formats

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First, let’s take a look at Rustic Cement Tile Pavers with their rich appearance of classic clay bisque tiles - similar to those that have been used in Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. Exercise your creativity with handmade cement tile!

Tree House in Cape Town Makes for Peaceful Hideaway

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The creative team at Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design was challenged to design a nature hideaway in Cape Town, South Africa. This modern tree house with glass and western red cedar finishes has an iconic shape that maximizes views of the site.

A Textile Designer's Contemporary Cape Town Home — House Tour

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Location: Newlands — Cape Town, South Africa. Name: Megan and Wayne Smith, sons Luca and Sebastian. Size: 440 square meters. Years lived in: Owned, 10 years. Megan and Wayne purchased this house 10 years ago because of its location and good bones — but it was horribly outdated (the bathroom, for example, originally had a floor-to-ceiling porcelain tiled jungle mural complete with colorful parrots). They had to tackle a few decor disasters right away.

Tile Designs Based on Textiles

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Design and Style Product News africa african design basketweave Cement Tile congo contemporary Cuban tile encaustic tile ethnic floor tile heritage kuba cloth woven We had never heard of Kuba cloth when Stu Neyland submitted his new designs for his super cool collection of cement tile.

Michelle's Bright & Cozy Home for Four — Small Cool

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Location: Durban South Africa. Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Michelle. Square Feet: 830. Division: International.

Cindy's Minimalist Moroccan Apartment — House Call

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And landed in Africa. Pin it. Name: Cindy. Location: Marrakesh, Morocco. I am a Southern Girl Gone Global. I loved my home in Nashville; but when my children left the nest, I decided to fly away, too. READ MORE ». House Call

Avente Tile Talk: Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles

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The geometrically inclined Arabesque pattern, part of Avente Tile ’s extensive cement tile collection, pays homage to the rich look of classic clay bisque tiles that have been used throughout Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. Tuesday, November 19, 2013.

Kloof Road House in Johannesburg Showcasing a Bold Modern Architecture

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Kloof Road House in Johannesburg, South Africa is a result of the design collaboration between Nico van der Meulen Architects and M Square Lifestyle Design.

Avente Tile Talk: Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012

Tile Talk

Over time, and with the spread of Islam, the art made its way through to Northern Africa, and to what is now known as Spain, Italy, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012.

Lei & Dijon's Stylish, Quirky Home in Cape Town — House Tour

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Location: Cape Town, South Africa. (Image credit: Lana Kenney ). Name: Lei and Dijon and their children, Lola and Harrison. Size: 700 square meters. Years lived in: Owned 1 year. Lei and Dijon had been house hunting for awhile when they came across this place; they knew it was the one at first sight. Lei is an interior designer and retail consultant and instantly saw the potential. They signed the deal within 24 hours! READ MORE ». Tours. House. International

Saint-Gobain to Support Construction of YouthBuild School in South Africa

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Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest building materials companies, announces today the next phase of its partnership with YouthBuild USA, Inc. will be an expansion internationally to support

The 20 Most Visually Enticing Stone Facades Ever Presented on Freshome

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Modern Steel-Framed Pavilion With Extensive Views Over Johannesburg The Westcliff Pavilion was designed by GASS Architecture Studios and is located in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Modern Luxury Farmhouse with Emphasis on Entertaining: House in Blair Atholl

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

House in Blair Atholl by Nico van der Meulen Architects is a luxury farmhouse located between Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa, in a secluded golf estate.

Africa's First Rain Harvesting Building Set to Open this Month in Kenya's Central Highlands

The A to Z of Building

A unique secondary school campus, conceived and designed by the non-profit design and innovation group PITCHAfrica, the designers of the award winning 'Waterbank School' in Kenya, named

Discovery of Climate Control in Termite Mounds Could Inspire Human-Engineered Systems

The A to Z of Building

Their fungus-harvesting relatives in Africa and Asia, however, are known for their construction prowess When they make their way into homes, some species of termites can be destructive pests.

LaRochelle Cement Tiles For A Beautiful Deck

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Just look at the plazas and cafes of Europe, South America and North Africa. A Beautiful Deck. Cement tiles are beautiful in outdoor spaces, like decks and patios. Through wear and tear and heat and rain, these cement tiles retain their vibrant looks.

Cape Town House Encapsulating Panoramic Sea and Mountain Views

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

SAOTA collaborated with interior designer Debra Parkington to develop a Cape Town house in South Africa.

Yolandi's "Perfect Fit" Apartment — House Call

Apartment Therapy

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa. After returning from a six month sabbatical from our busy lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, about four years ago, my husband & I were looking for a place with a little garden. Pin it. Name: Yolandi.