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Issue 78: Inside Okasie florists’ ...

  In the lush Banhoek valley outside Stellenbosch lies a small piece of land called Johannesdal 1206/3, surrounded by arum lilies, fynbos and majestic mountains. This is the home of Chris Willemse and Dané Erwee,...

Issue 77: Born Identity

More out-takes from our Revamp Issue today (find it on shelf this Thursday), this time from architect Antonio Zaninovic's simple, modern home in the Bo-Kaap. Challenges of heritage, dense urban fabric, as well as tight...

Issue 77: Up Grade

Enjoy the out-takes of this textured, modern home in Cape Town's De Waterkant. It belongs to Rotem Schachar - owner of Cape Town's chic-est bookstore, Biblioteq - and her husband Andrew Whitehouse - founder of ad agency...

Pink, with spacial skills

I never thought anything so determinedly pink would make it onto this blog, and I certainly never thought I'd post about Barbie here, but I just can't resist. Barbie Architect is the latest addition to Mattel's Barbie I ...

Issue 73: Desert Island

Standing between desert and sea, a dramatic yet thoughtfully designed Swakopmund home pays tribute to its expansive surrounds. Production: Laureen Rossouw     Photographs: Mark Williams Building a house in a desert w...

News flash:Gold medal for Noero Wolff

Last month we posted our congrats to Noero Wolff architects for their inclusion in five top international architectural shows, and now it's time for us to offer more congratulations: The South African Institute of Archit...

Issue 72: Balancing Act...

The story by Laura Twiggs on pages 86-91 of Issue 72 is about a farm cottage o...

Design Showcase: Elonah...

This profile is part of our Design Showcase series, and you'll find more of the...

Architecture for chicke...

Your posh neighbours won't be able raise a squawk about the brood of chickens yo...

Grand Designs giveaway

Grand  Designs Live, brought to you by Freeworld and in association with  BBC Li...

Lego space

There's a lot more to Lego bricks than just something to step on agonisingly in ...

A Single Man – a ...

I saw Tom Ford's movie of the Christopher Isherwood book A Single Man on Friday ...

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