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. An L-shaped extension to the South West houses the two children’s bedrooms.”The The post Sumptuous Contemporary Architecture in South Africa: Cove 3 House by SAOTA appeared first on Freshome.com. The site enjoys spectacular sea views and it was important that the connection to these views was maximized.

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 . Located in the Eden Rock Coastal Forest Estate on the southern coast of Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa, this recently completed home was imagined by Metropole Architects. Private Residence in South Africa Surrounded by a Magnificent Landscape. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture.

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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 second issue is the prevailing South-Easterly wind. The response to this and to the South-Easterly wind was to position the pool in a courtyard on the Northern face that captures sun for the house and also creates a wind free outdoor space that can be enjoyed year round regardless of the wind.

New Report on South Africa Waterproof Paint Industry

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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

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

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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

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.

Escape Routes Quilt by Marie du Toit

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Escape Routes Quilt by Marie du Toit of South Africa. Photo by Wayne Stratz at Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza(2014). Based on the Block of the Month Solstice Quilt by Jinny Beyer. Orange Tuesdays Quilts quilts

RPM’s Rust-Oleum Group Acquires South African Aerosol Paint Brand, Spraymate Group

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today announced that its Rust-Oleum Group has acquired Spraymate Group, the producer of South Africa's leading aerosol paint brand. Based outside of Johannesburg, South RPM International Inc.

GET THE LOOK: A Glamorous Outdoor Patio On Apartment Therapy

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In a home in Cape Town, South Africa seen on Apartment Therapy , an inviting courtyard is made even more attractive with the addition of a floor of cement tiles. The patchwork of patterns ground a pastiche of collected furniture in natural and pink rattan adding up to a collected space that feels curated and glamorous. A controlled palette that depends on a mix of blues keeps the space thoughtful rather than chaotic.

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Complex Holiday Home Overlooks the Indian Ocean

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Named Beachyhead , this complex modern residence by SAOTA makes the most of its privileged location in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. The site slopes down to the beach and has uninterrupted views over the Indian Ocean, Robberg to the South East and the Outeniqua Mountains in the distance towards the North.

Feeling Groovy with Dimensional Tile

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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. Whether you prefer the song’s original version by Seals & Crofts or the 1974 remake by the Isley Brothers , both Summer Breeze hits reached the Top 100 charts when they were released.

Z is for Zulu Telephone Wire Baskets: A to Z Challenge 2014

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My sister brought me Zulu telephone wire baskets from South Africa, and I was mesmerized by the intense colors. Zulu Telephone Wire Basket and Nutmeg Designs Mosaic. Zulu weavers traditionally used palm fibers with subtle colors for vessels to store food and beer. According to Anitra Nettleton , men who migrated to the cities as night watchmen began using telephone wire to weave in brighter colors.

Gazania in the Garden of Nutmeg Designs

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Gazanai are from the Aster family and originally from South Africa. Gazania from the Garden of Nutmeg Designs. Photo by Wayne Stratz. Stratoz took care of me with a photo of this Gazania flower for my Orange Tuesday. They like the sun, and open when it shines bright and then close up at night, looking as if they are dead. Also known as Treasure Flower, they are indeed like little pouches that contain the coin of vibrant color.

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. The “Wingspread” style of architecture takes advantage of the panoramic views of the beach and open sea. It portrays both sturdiness and dynamic energy.

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. The brief for the project requested a large family home maximizing indoor-outdoor connection and making the most of the surrounding views. With every room in the house featuring extensive glass windows, linking the home with the landscaped garden is guaranteed.

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. A modern signature within the budget and Mediterranean style influences were the two main requirements mentioned in the clients’ brief.

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. This modern tree house with glass and western red cedar finishes has an iconic shape that maximizes views of the site. Its vertical layout leaves enough room for a living space on the first level, with a dining alcove and large windows. The second floor accommodates the bedroom, while the third features a rooftop terrace with built-in seating units.

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. According to the architects, the site is excellently positioned on the mountain ridge below Lions Head with views of Robben Island to the North and Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles to the South.

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. Free from high boundary walls and electric fencing, the expansiveness of this double-story home with unrestricted views of the countryside makes a powerful impression. The brief called for a contemporary, practical home that makes provision for outdoor living with an emphasis on entertaining.

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. Antoni Associates sent us photos and information depicting the recently finished Winelands Home. The owners’ wish was to have a modern farmhouse which incorporated glamorous elements with an emphasis on barefoot luxury and the use of natural materials.

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. A glass bridge forms the link between the fragmented structures at the upper levels and permits North sunlight to shine between the bedroom wings and into the central areas on the South side of the house.

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. Charming and mysterious at the same time, stone facades continue to be a widespread exterior design choice at a time when new construction materials are being developed at a fast pace. We love walking through cities and stumbling on a stone house that strikes us with its romantic appearance.

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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. To take advantage of the sea and surroundings, Hangklip Mountain views and to provide protection from the extreme Cape Coastal climate, the living spaces were designed with north-south orientations, resulting in an open flowing space with sea and mountain terraces.

OUT OF AFRICA

Design With an Attitude

The colors of Africa are as warm as the climate itself. Perhaps the most iconic design influence of Africa is the animal print. Founded by Gary Player , who hails from South Africa, the group provides golf course design, real estate services, and more. The furniture style of Africa is simple and elegant with a splash of rugged and rustic. Texture is key to capturing the feeling of Africa, as well as a dramatic contrast in pattern and color.

33 of the Best Tree House Ideas Ever for Grown Kids

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Sleeping Above the Lions in South Africa Image: Lion Sands Game Reserve Image: Lion Sands Game Reserve 19. You’ll feel a little tree house envy when you see this round up of the best (and wildest) modern tree house ideas around. And if you’ve got tree house plans in the works already, take a look at some of these incredible designs first. Enjoy! Mirrored Black Box Tree House Image: Baumraum 2. Oasis in a National Park Image: The Cornice Company 3.

Artist Heather Gauthier Makes Art of Beauty and Wildlife

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From her childhood days as an imaginative, home-schooled “weirdo” growing up in Lubbock, Texas to her early married life living in South Africa, Gauthier has been sketching and painting scenes of beauty and wildlife her entire life.

Margaret’s Fundraiser for her 50th: The Stained Glass Project for Philadelphia High School Students

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The windows were for a school in South Africa. Fundraiser for The Stained Glass Project: Windows that Open Doors in Philadelphia. Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive. Howard Thurman). On July 29th, 2017, I celebrate my 50th birthday. To mark this occasion, I want to raise $1000 for The Stained Glass Project(SGP) in the month of July.

INTERNATIONAL AMAZING BLOG STATS SHARED WITH YOU ALL

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SOUTH AFRICA 1 NETHERLANDS 6 UNITED KINGDOM 31. Thursday, October 10, 2013. INTERNATIONAL AMAZING BLOG STATS SHARED WITH YOU ALL !! I am so excited about the current stats from the blog this month.Seems many people from all over the world are reading the blog and the stats are amazing to me. And I want to thank all of you for reading and for making tileexcellence.com a internationally read web site and blog.

Intriguing Snap-Together Marble Tables: Annex by Joe Doucet

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Amazing Art Gallery Annex in South Africa. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. Freshome. Freshome. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. ★ Sign in. Intriguing Snap-Together Marble Tables: Annex by Joe Doucet. Facebook Twitter. Next Post. -->. Furniture › Intriguing Snap-Together Marble Tables: Annex by Joe Doucet. Facebook Twitter. +.

10 Bathrooms With a View You Must See

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Located in South Africa this lodge offers a relaxing atmosphere with an exceptional view. Enjoying a glorious view while taking a bath is a dream for many individuals that live in the city. The truth is when it comes to city living the view is not always as relaxing as it can be. However, when the location allows it having a beautiful view in your bathroom is pretty much a must. Its soothing, relaxing, and elegant all at once.

2015 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition – The Winners

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I was conceived, born and raised in South Africa. My wife is and American, but we met in West Africa. On Friday, May 1st – 6 highly focused and dedicated judges walked in to my home with the monumental task of selecting the winners of the 4th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition. This is no small task and while it may seem a fairly simple enough process to select awesome playhouses – it’s not.

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. I am now living in South Korea, teaching English. On Saturday, April 22nd – 6 highly focused and dedicated judges walked into my home with the task of selecting the winners of the 6th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition.

The Finalists – 2015 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition

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I was conceived, born and raised in South Africa. My wife is and American, but we met in West Africa. The Finalists – 2015 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition … there are a lot of people from around the planet who are anxiously awaiting these results. The evening kicked off with the judges arriving at 6:00pm for a cocktail hour prior to beginning their duties as judges.

The Finalists – 2017 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition

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Autumn Cottage Designer : Christiaan Luijk (Cape Town, South Africa) Bio : I studied Architecture at Cape Town University 5 years ago. I am now living in South Korea, teaching English. The 2017 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition had its first round of judging last Friday – and it was probably the most difficult process we’ve experienced so far.

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. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

Should I be an Architect? | Life of an Architect

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From all the way in South Africa, I’d like to say thank you! about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect? Home / Architects / Should I be an Architect? Should I be an Architect? Bob Borson — February 10, 2014 — 49 Comments The last several years have been hard on the architectural profession. The tone of the questions I’ve received have shifted from: “ Should I become an Architect?

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Privacy, Architecture and the Internet | Life of an Architect

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about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect? 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.