African Opera Village | Kéré Architecture

The idea to construct an opera village came about as the result of the visionary idea of Christoph Schlingensief and a catastrophic national disaster. Film and theatre director Schlingensief first approached the Berlin-based studio of Francis Kere with the task of building an opera in the middle of the town of Laongo.

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House Liebmann | Daffonchio and Associates

Clean lined, brickwork and steel structure appears to emerge from the landscape. The earthy base structure of the house creeps out from the hilly landscape where light floating roofs that extend over the patio create an open air entertainment area.

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Concierge Hotel & Freedom Café | Architecture Fabrik

Don Albert & Partners are proud to announce the recent awarding of a KZNIA Merit Award for the Concierge Bungalow Hotel, Durban, designed and executed in association with Architecture Fabrik, and Egg Designs on interiors.

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Tudor Apartments | Urko Sanchez Architects

The project consists in 14 apartments in Tudor Creek, Mombasa-Kenya. Characterized by a moucharabiah structural shell, it is distinct with its search for privacy and optimized natural ventilation and light. (more…)

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146 Waterkant | L+L Architects

The 146 Waterkant building by Michael Lumby and Werner Lotz from L+L Architects is the archetype of silence in architecture that speaks volumes. (more…)

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The Conservatory | Nadine Engelbrecht

The principal requirement of the project consisted of creating a retreat for its occupants from a hectic urban lifestyle. The client obtained an underutilised 35-hectare farm outside of Pretoria with…

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Gahinga Batwa Village | Studio FH Architects

This settlement for eighteen families has been built for and with a Gahinga-based group of Batwa, a marginalised people living in great poverty and destitution ever since their eviction from…

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Luthuli House | Koop Architects

Luthuli Game Reserve was a liquidated spa/game-reserve (a proposed “cosmetic surgery safari” venue) that was planned for consolidation into the greater Zululand Rhino Reserve. Unsurprisingly the venture failed, but expansive…

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5 Magistrate Towers | Jeremy Steere Architect

Two teenagers, Josie 14 and Matt 17 needed a place to stay as the 1 bedroom cottage occupied by their father, Jeremy Steere was too small. The option was to…

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