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Albizia House \ Metropole Architects

Albizia House \ Metropole Architects

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• October 2, 2013 • Comments (0)

Metropole Architects were commissioned to design a contemporary family home on a one acre site, situated at the end of a spur, in Simbithi Eco-Estate. The clients brief called for a home with an overriding sense of simplicity but with a high degree of sophistication. All the living areas and bedroom suites face onto a […]

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SGNW House \ Metropole Architects

SGNW House \ Metropole Architects

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• July 25, 2012 • Comments (1)

Clean architectural lines with a warmth and Zen like ambiance. The clients requested that we create a dream house for their site in the Zimbali forest estate. Several bodies of water, including Koi ponds, water features and a rimflow swimming pool appear to coalesce into one, and flow through the house and out into the […]

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Liberty Promenade \ Vivid Architects

Liberty Promenade \ Vivid Architects

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• March 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

+ BRIEF Liberty Promenade was purchased by Liberty Properties in 2004. The existing development consisted of a number of separate buildings on a 22.9 hectare site bounded by AZ Berman Drive to the east and Morgenster road to the north, with the railway line forming the western boundary. The existing shopping centre had a GLA […]

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Infinity Pavilion | Margot Krasojevic

Infinity Pavilion | Margot Krasojevic

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• June 9, 2011 • Comments (1)

Llandudno Beach in Cape Town, situated on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula, is surrounded by large granite boulders and overlooked by mountains. The infinity pavilion beach house balances on the cliffs overlooking the town of Llandudno in cape town, the design directly engages with its context. the main open plan accommodation area consists […]

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JoziRows | studioMAS architects + urban design

JoziRows | studioMAS architects + urban design

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• August 13, 2010 • Comments (0)

JoziRows in Forest Town, Johannesburg, is one of the latest residential building designed by South African office studioMAS architects + urban designers. The design was based on the ideas in the Courtyards in Oxford project. The project aims to achieve the spacious house with the feeling of safety with openness. It consists of 4 “lock-up-and-go” […]

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The 'Xhosa' Charity Chair | GROUP A

The ‘Xhosa’ Charity Chair | GROUP A

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• June 12, 2010 • Comments (0)

Dutch architect GROUP A has created the ‘Xhosa’ Charity Chair which was based on the ‘ONO’ chair by Matthias Weber for the ‘Charity Chair’ project. The re-designed chairs will be sold in an auction in Berlin this autumn, and the revenues generated through this auction will support the the Guga S´Thebe cultural centre and AIDS […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 – Moses Mabhida Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – Moses Mabhida Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 25, 2010 • Comments (2)

In Durban, South Africa, the 70,000-seater Moses Mabhida Stadium by gmp architekten has an unique architectural feature inspired by the South African flag. With its grand arch design, the two legs of the arch on the southern side of the stadium come together to form a single footing on the northern side, symbolizing the new […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 - Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

For the 2010 World Cup, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium by gmp architekten is a 46,000 seater stadium situated on South Africa’s south-east coastline, Port Elizabeth. The stadium has an eye-catching, unique roof structure and a spectacular view, overlooking the North End Lake. The geometry of the roof is tailored to local conditions, and protects the […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 - The Green Point Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – The Green Point Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (2)

The 68,000 spectators Green Point Stadium designed by gmp architekten, is one of the major stadiums to host the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. With its horizontal facade expression and the curving contours, the architectural design was intended to enhance the horizontal line of Table Mountain, and appeared as an iconic building in […]

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Circa on Jellicoe | studioMAS architects + urban design

Circa on Jellicoe | studioMAS architects + urban design

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• February 9, 2010 • Comments (0)

South African office studioMAS architects + urban designers has designed an iconic form for the multi-media art gallery in Jellicoe, South Africa. The aluminium fin facade was inspired by the nature, with its paradox of implied order and chaos. It created the sensation of shadow and light in the journey along the entry ramp. The […]

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