Gauteng Architecture Firm – Why 4 Heads are Better than One

Gauteng Architecture Firm – Why 4 Heads are Better than One A Leading Gauteng Architecture Firm versus a Solo Architect Given the current economic climate and the ongoing difficulties arising from the pandemic, most South Africans have been looking for ways to save money. Anyone planning to invest in new homes, offices or a substantial […]

South African Architecture – How Diversity Defines Us

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South African Architecture – How Diversity Defines Us The Key Elements that Characterise South African Architecture Given the wide diversity of cultures that make up South Africa’s population, it is hardly surprising that our differences are reflected in the design of our nation’s buildings. Some local architecture owes its roots to the structures favoured by indigenous peoples […]

Transforming the Bathroom into a Space for Living

Transforming the Bathroom into a Space for Living Even though the bathroom might be one of the smallest rooms in a house, it remains one of the most critical and difficult to design. Historically driven by simplicity, functionality, and ease of maintenance, the bathroom has often resulted in being a fairly simple space devoid of […]

South African Architects Talk South African Architecture

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South African Architects Talk South African Architecture New Trends in South African Architecture Borrowed from the Netherlands, the iconic Cape Dutch dwellings with their characteristic ornate gables, thatched roofs and whitewashed walls, will always be associated with South Africa. However, its appeal has spread to other wine-growing regions, notably New Zealand and Western Australia. Many […]

Commercial Architecture – Commercial Architect Solutions

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Commercial Architecture – Commercial Architect Solutions Common Roadblocks in Commercial Architecture There was a time when one could find a piece of vacant land, lay claim to it, and proceed to build whatever you wished without recourse to any higher authority. However, the steady growth of towns and cities soon led to the need for […]

Architects in Gauteng – Building Modern Style Farm Houses

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Architects in Gauteng – Building Modern Style Farm Houses Architects in Gauteng – Key Features of Modern Farm Style Houses When thinking of your dream home, what comes to mind? Are you more of a sleek and minimalistic type of person or do you prefer eclectic and free? With modern farm style house designs, it’s […]

Before You Meet With Your Architect

BEFORE YOU MEET WITH YOUR ARCHITECT 17 AUGUST 2021 Designing a house is a very nuanced process – there are many different ways an architect can achieve a beautiful and composed design, however not every design may be what you, as the client, are looking for. It is important to take the time to contemplate […]