A simple house, a river at your door to take you to the sea: the perfect recipe for holidaying ever after. Relaxing on the tucked-away wooden deck overlooking the Piesang River, it’s hard to believe that you’re in the heart of Plettenberg Bay.
Handmade in Africa
Winner of the Best Safari House in Africa 2014, Leobo Lodge in the Waterberg is a adobe-style marvel by Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens that is redefining the fatigued bush lodge aesthetic, one extraordinary feature at a time.
On Thursday 27 March at 6pm, OH Architecture will be hosting a tour of the house "Die Es" (the hearth), the family home that Gwen and Gabriel Fagan built in 1965, and still a relevant and arresting example of vernacular architecture.
The Sustainable Middle Class project
The Swartland town of Riebeek-Kasteel is home to a shed covered with corrugated iron, the embodiment of artist Jacques Coetzer’s "Sustainable Middle Class project".
Architecture for yoga
Named the second-biggest fitness trend of 2014, yoga has come a long way since India. People are calling it a lifestyle choice and, with centres like The Yoga Republic in Sandton also pushing architectural principles, we can see why.
Thinking inside the box 10: Designworkshop:SA
Designworkshop:SA shows that the possibilities presented by the container are almost endless and can completely transform the dynamic of city living.