Hidden amidst the dense trees of a private reserve in Waterberg, South Africa, is a long, narrow building that appears to grow from a steep cliff out into the treetops. Crafted from local brick that evokes the sandstone rock face and capped with a green roof, the House of the Tall Chimneys is a guesthouse by Johannesburg-based architecture studio Frankie Pappas that celebrates a visceral connection with nature.
He is one of South Africa’s foremost conceptual artists with a career spanning more than thirty years. Boshoff works in a variety of media which includes; sculpture, installation, performance and printmaking.
Perfecting your kitchen design is a big and exciting job – and can be expensive too. Hours can be spent dwelling over ‘mood boards’ and design variations, and there's no denying that it can get stressful.
I’ve mentioned in a previous post that there are bohemian elements to Joburg shopping, and one of the most established precincts is 44 Stanley in Milpark, a mixed-use development that fuses downtown urbanism with a subtle sophistication.
I’ve been fascinated by the ‘tiny house movement’ for a number of years, and first saw them on the Dwell website, where examples were popping up around the world - probably because it really just makes sense. The tiny home lifestyle is the ultimate of creative resourcefulness, and allows homeowners to reduce their environmental footprints without sacrificing good design.
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