Pearl Valley 334 Residential

Pearl Valley 334

A young family re-locating to the Western Cape was looking to change from city living to a more relaxed country lifestyle in which to bring up their young family and settled for the exclusive Pearl Valley Golf Estate located near Paarl, just 30 minutes away from the Mother City of Cape Town.

by AA Interiors

In Praise of Competition Education

In Praise of Competition

The latter part of the architectural year tends to reveal the winners of various architectural awards that have been held, either annually or biennially

by Hugh Fraser

Episode 3: Cycling in the city Video

Episode 3: Cycling in the city

A brief look at the effect of Cycling in the City on architecture and urbanism, by Hugh Fraser.

by Hugh Fraser

De Waterkant Apartment Residential

De Waterkant Apartment

The brief was to transform a duplex apartment shell in the new Mirage Development, being constructed in De Waterkant. This trendy suburb is located in the heart of Cape Town and in the day, hosts cool-hunting hipsters frequenting impossibly quaint eateries and in the evening it becomes the urbanites playground as fashion and art champion the nights. The brief to the Design Dream Team was to create a sanctuary for these city slickers, and to create a space that captures the ‘urban chic,’...

by SAOTA Architects

The Glass House Residential

The Glass House

The owners of this custom designed glass and concrete home have four children, and requested a contemporary mansion making provision for an informal lifestyle on a grand scale.

by Nico van der Meulen Architects

New offices for Ingonyama Trust Board Commercial

New offices for Ingonyama Trust Board

One of Pietemaritzburgs architectural gems, Villa San Souci at 65 Trelawney Road was acquired by the Ingonyama Trust Board(ITB) to house their headquarters. ICA Architects were appointed to develop the site in order to meet ITB's requirements.

by ICA Architects

UNISA Innovating an Institution Education

UNISA Innovating an Institution

Centrally located on major public transport routes (taxi and train), UNISA Parow is accessible to the wider student community. The building provides contact and examination facilities for these students. Located within a light industrial urban context, the previous UNISA facilities consisted of a combination of new educational and converted industrial buildings.

by Michele Sandilands Architects

SAPOA Education


This project, which may seem small, drew an enormous amount of skill and time from the Paragon practice. The exercise was to design a construct a stand at the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) 2014 conference, to house a screen of work and to display the models printed in 3D.

by Paragon Architects

Are South African drywall and plastering craftsmanship skills world-class? Education

Are South African drywall and plastering craftsmanship skills world-class?

The commitment of skilled professionals in the South African drywall and plastering industry is reflected by their investment in training, transmission of traditional skills, development of project management skills, and field specialisation such as acoustics & fire protection.

by Kerry Henning

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