LM House | Elements Lab

Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, is a hyperactive and chaotic city of nearly 5 million inhabitants where cars are steadily replacing trees. When designing a home for my family, I had in mind the idea of a quiet place away from chaos, a fortress against the constant agitation of everyday life.

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Imbizo House | KSR Architects and Interior Designers

Imbizo House is a holiday home set high in the hills above the picturesque fishing town of Knysna on South Africa’s Western Cape. The three-bedroom house was commissioned by a South African client and his family who live in the UK but wanted a second home where they could bring together both branches of their family.

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ReYard House | Team Bosphorus

The ReYard House has been designed and built by Team Bosphorus for the Africa edition of an international collegiate sustainable and energy efficient building competition ‘Solar Decathlon’. Team Bosphorus is-the first Turkish team competed in Solar Decathlon-including students and professors from two well-known universities of İstanbul/Turkey; İstanbul Technical University and Yildiz Technical University.

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Terra Lodge Hotel | Ramos Castellano Arquitectos

In the middle of the Atlantic ocean, in the island of Sao Vicente, in a dry windy island where only rain in August. A France trekking guide decides to build his own hotel for the incoming tourists that want to go trekking on the nearest mountain island of Santo Antao.

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Botha’s Halte Primary School | Meyer & Associates Architects

The project entailed the development of a new Primary School, replacing the dilapidated Botha’s Halte farm school, in the Breede River Valley, for the Bosjes Trust. Although a privately sponsored project, the school is operated by the Western Cape Education Department. The new buildings provide a state-of-the-art facility for 250 rural primary school learners from a predominantly farm worker community.

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Abijo Mosque | Patrickwaheed Design Consultancy

Patrickwaheed Design Consultancy (PWDC) has completed a mosque in Abijo. It is a building donated to the Abijo community by Crescent Bearers 1939 Lagos. CB 1939 is an association that was set up over 80 years ago. Their focus has been to promote community centered educational, religious and socio-cultural activities.

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Dar Mim | Septembre Architecture

Renovation and extension of a house in the historic heart of the city Hammamet. The existing house is a traditional Tunisian courtyard house. It was converted over time but retained an alternation of solids and voids that provide light and natural ventilation. The client lives alone but often receives guests, and the brief demanded two separate living areas.

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Drivelines Studios | LOT-EK

Drivelines Studios is a residential building in Johannesburg, SA. Located in Maboneng, an area of recent urban transformation and renewal, it responds to the post-apartheid generation’s desire to repopulate the city’s downtown through new models of urban living.

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