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. A neutral palette of ivory, stone and shell complement the natural architectural timber and concrete finishes selected throughout,” says Mark Rielly of ANTONI ASSOCIATES. The post Sumptuous Contemporary Architecture in South Africa: Cove 3 House by SAOTA appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture Cove 3 House

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Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside

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Architecture. Architecture. Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside . Architecture › Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside . Eye-catching both during the night and the day, the Aloe Ridge House rises above the ground with its volumetric architecture in an attempt to dethrone the landscape. By Ada Teicu in Architecture. Serene Home at The Foot of Table Mountain, South Africa.

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. Architecture Silver Bay Residence SAOTA , Antoni Associates & OKHA completed the design and development of Silver Bay Residence , an impressive holiday retreat for a young family.

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. MYD | architecture + design. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers. Project Pick: Durable, Rustic Spanish Pavers Offer Time-Tested Look.

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Kloof Road House in Johannesburg Showcasing a Bold Modern Architecture

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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. Photography by David Ross and Barend Roberts] The post Kloof Road House in Johannesburg Showcasing a Bold Modern Architecture appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture Kloof Road House Modern Residence

Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

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While children everywhere are going back to school, let’s go back to basics and learn about ceramic tile through a few of Architectural Ceramic’s collections: Basics, London, and City Hall. Please note that while we try to keep quantities readily available, depending on demand, Architectural Ceramics may not have all colors and sizes in stock at all times. Africa & The Middle East: Ceramic tile’s history began in the Middle East.

Installation Equation: Alhambra Outside Seattle

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The materials and the palette are by and large simple and neutral—pale walls and blond wood, for the most part, in a house that suggests Craftsman architecture. It’s a great, complex pattern that’s reminiscent of classic mosaic tile designs found in Spain and North Africa—with a palette of vivid shades to match. Yesterday, we shared a fantastic tile installation featuring our Santander tile design.

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. The “Wingspread” style of architecture takes advantage of the panoramic views of the beach and open sea. like the angled off shutter concrete wall synthesizes with the more traditional architectural styles. It is a synthesis of multiple design styles, including a combination of Tropical Modern architecture with outstanding Futurist features.

Feeling Groovy with Dimensional Tile

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Here, we’re featuring just some of the dimensional tile collections available through Architectural Ceramics. Our next dimensional tile option, from our Namibia Collection aptly named after the stunning desert terrain in South Africa, combines hand-made carving and glazing techniques that result in a truly unique ceramic field tile. Want weekly updates about Architectural Ceramics and our product lines?

Modern Home With Large Entertainment Areas and Ocean Views: Pearl Bay Residence

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Gavin Maddock Design Studio completed the development of Pearl Bay Residence, an impressive retreat located 90kms north of Cape Town, South Africa and bordered by a nature reserve adjoining the ocean. Other architecture challenges were successfully met: “The building had to be grounded, therefore it needed to be vertical, not horizontal. Architecture Pearl Bay Residence

Tree House in Cape Town Makes for Peaceful Hideaway

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The creative team at Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design was challenged to design a nature hideaway in Cape Town, South Africa. ” As you go through the architecture plans at the end of the post, this seemingly intricate design will unravel into a logical, yet fascinating configuration. Architecture contemporary design contemporary tree house

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

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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. MYD | architecture + design. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012.

Cape Town House Encapsulating Panoramic Sea and Mountain Views

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SAOTA collaborated with interior designer Debra Parkington to develop a Cape Town house in South Africa. The architecture needed focus on creating a contemporary, uncluttered and sculptural building,” said Tamaryn Fourie, senior associate and project team member. Architecture Cape Town House Modern Residence OVD 919 House

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

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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. M Square Lifestyle Design ensured that a mood of warmth and comfort filtered through into the interior spaces, and that the finishes remained true to the architecture of the home, thus emphasizing the modern clean lines and natural materials used throughout this house. Architecture House in Blair Atholl luxury farmhouse

Modern Farmhouse-Inspired Residence With a Glamorous Design: Winelands Home

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The estate is nestled among orchards and vineyards on the Eastern fringe of the Stellenbosch mountains and is one of South Africa’s premier golfing residential developments. Architecture modern house SAOTA Winelands Home Antoni Associates sent us photos and information depicting the recently finished Winelands Home.

Imposing Clifton 2A Residence in Cape Town Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

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Clifton 2A Residence is an imposing contemporary project recently completed by studio SAOTA in Clifton, an affluent suburb of Cape Town in South Africa. Architecture Clifton 2A Residence massive house design SAOTA Built on a spectacular, yet challenging site, the massive home comes with 270° views of the Atlantic Ocean, Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles beyond.

Avente Tile Talk: New! Arabesque Cement Tile Spanish Pavers

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The geometrically inclined Arabesque pattern, part of our cement tile collection, pays homage the rich look of classic clay bisque tiles that have been used in Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. are into, such as travel, architecture, design, nature, and so on. MYD | architecture + design. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Tuesday, December 11, 2012. Arabesque Cement Tile Spanish Pavers.

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The 20 Most Visually Enticing Stone Facades Ever Presented on Freshome

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We decided to remind you of 20 architecture projects we have featured throughout the years, all presenting inspiring stone facades. Two Stone Cottages Fused With a Glass Stairwell Enclosure The Irish landscape was the perfect background for this mixture of cottage architecture and modern redesign. 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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33 of the Best Tree House Ideas Ever for Grown Kids

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Glass Tree House That Doubles as Art Image: A As Architecture 9. Sleeping Above the Lions in South Africa Image: Lion Sands Game Reserve Image: Lion Sands Game Reserve 19. 2-Story Island Getaway in Maine Image: David Matero Architecture Image: David Matero Architecture 23. Freshome's Very Best Architecture Decorating Ideas OutdoorYou’ll feel a little tree house envy when you see this round up of the best (and wildest) modern tree house ideas around.

Avente Tile Talk: Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles

Tile Talk

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. MYD | architecture + design. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles.

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Avente Tile Talk: Enhance Your Outdoor Space with Cement or.

Tile Talk

Our rustic pavers have the rich look of classic clay bisque tiles that have been used in Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. MYD | architecture + design. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Enhance Your Outdoor Space with Cement or Ceramic Tiles. Dominican artist Cándido Bidó is the creative force behind the bold Espiral cement tile.

Timeless Residence Inspired by Its Indigenous Surroundings: Sprecher Home by SAOTA

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SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects) recently unveiled information on Sprecher Home , a timeless residence located in Cape Town, South Africa. Architecture Sprecher Home The owners brief was to design a house inspired by its indigenous surroundings, which is part of the recently established Sea Farm Private Nature Reserve. The site, located on a rocky peninsula is perched above a dramatic seascape with spectacular views of the surrounding Hangklip Mountain.

Avente Tile Talk: Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

Tile Talk

They have the rich look of classic clay bisque tiles that have been used in Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. MYD | architecture + design. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Rustic Cement Tile Pavers. Youve changed the clocks, youve voted, the election season is over and fall is in full swing. Time to sit back, relax and get ready for Thanksgiving and the holidays. your next tile project. I know its a busy time of year.

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Privacy, Architecture and the Internet | Life of an Architect

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Home / Blog / Privacy, Architecture, and the Internet Privacy, Architecture, and the Internet Bob Borson — October 16, 2013 — 33 Comments Privacy on the internet is a serious matter and with all the opportunities for architects to share their information, certain considerations need to be made … it’s not always our information to share. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

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2015 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition – The Winners

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Dr. Michael Gross – architecture fan, and life saver. in no particular order) The Reading Room Designer : Tyler Murph – Dallas, Texas, USA Bio : Born and raised Dallasite, practicing architecture/design for 16 years, UTA graduate, doing higher education work now but have done corporate, K-12, multifamily, and religious architecture. I was conceived, born and raised in South Africa. My wife is and American, but we met in West Africa.

The 31 Best Residential Design Blogs Featuring Awesome Cement Tile (A Definitive List For Encaustic Tile Enthusiasts)

The Cement Tile

As I’m sure you know, in the last few years, cement tiles have grown in popularity not only for their beauty but also for the durability and easy care that’s long made them a popular decorative element in the piazzas, public buildings and cafes of Europe, South American, North Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Umansky draws from her architectural background to create a cohesive, collaborative work environment among the design, building and installation teams.

2017 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition – The Winners

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The Autumn Cottage Designer : Christiaan Luijk – (Cape Town, South Africa) Bio : I studied Architecture at Cape Town University 5 years ago. The White Owl’s Den Designer : Nicollo Abe (Ontario, Canada) Bio : I’m currently a student at Sheridan College, attending my third year of the Architectural Technology program. We both work at large architectural practices on international projects, but enjoy the challenge of designing small, community-based projects.

The Finalists – 2017 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition

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While most of the judges are not architecturally trained, even they could spot a design that had scale issues. When she isn’t keeping me in the right place, she is Director | Indirect Procurement at Mary Kay Landon Williams – Architectural Intern Extraordinaire at Malone Maxwell Borson Architects And then there were our “Playability Experts” who represent the “target demographic.” I enjoy all kinds of architectural competitions, be it large or small.

Should I be an Architect? | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Bob Borson — February 10, 2014 — 49 Comments The last several years have been hard on the architectural profession. When I first started architecture school as a freshman in college, I didn’t have the focus or maturity I needed to tackle the curriculum and I ended up having a serious identity crisis when I was 19 years old. This could be almost anything within the field of architecture – it doesn’t necessarily stick to one thing.

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Intriguing Snap-Together Marble Tables: Annex by Joe Doucet

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Architecture. Architecture. Amazing Art Gallery Annex in South Africa. Architecture. modern architecture. © 2007 - 2014 - All Rights Reserved : Freshome - Interior Design & Architecture Magazine Best Of. Apartments. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. Freshome. Freshome. Best Of. Apartments. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. ★ Sign in. Intriguing Snap-Together Marble Tables: Annex by Joe Doucet.

The Finalists – 2015 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition

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is a design and manufacturing company specializing in sculpture, architectural features and commercial products Joe McCall – A noted and reputable designer with over 23 AIA award-winning buildings to his credit, there are so many accolades that you can share about Joe that they are too numerous to list. Andrew Hawkins – past President of AIA Brazos Chapter, and the owner of Hawkins Architecture – a very successful firm based in College Station, Texas.

Pier and Beam Foundations - KHouse Progress | Life of an Architect

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Rossco Its great to see this discussion,in the past we also used polystyrene sheets beneath the surface bed /floor slab(South Africa),it too would perish ,a void would remain to allow for the expansive displacement vertically. Construction and Architecture in tandem,its a winner when designing and making sense of the practicality of a building technique. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?