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Houses

Indoor / Outdoor
Inside out
This Hyde Park home, which sometimes doubles as an art gallery, blends minimalism and luxury to inspirational effect
Muted Character
Neutral tones are offset by playful collections of art and design in this family home
african de stijl
This home in Parktown West is an essay in what it means to live in the here and now
The lookout
A stately home in Benmore transitions effortlessly from inside to outside
past perfect
An old suburban home in Cape Town is transformed to maximise space and light
Even after they’d bought the house in Cape Town’s southern suburbs, Tracey Burke had her doubts – there was just so much to do to it. But there were positives: the house was large and had charm, was close to their sons’ school, and came with a beautiful garden with plenty of space for their four dogs and six cats. ‘Whe
Tropical Sensibility
A family home in Durban's Morningside blends a black backdrop with bold, colourful design details
An Unexpected Treasure
This cool Stellenbosch abode is full of exotic surprises
Unbounded Living
An easy indoor-outdoor flow meets Scandinavian simplicity in this Pretoria home
Purpose built
This is a space that inspires family time against an ever-changing canvas of art
Modern Storey
A sensitive renovation to a mid-century modern home recaptures its original spirit
The idea of renovating a dream house seems paradoxical. If it is already your dream house how could you improve it? The answer in Gert and Leonie Steyn’s case was quite simple. Their dream home was a 1950s modernist gem in Gezina, Pretoria, set high on a rocky ridge, peeping through the treetops, but soon enough it needed a bit of maintenance. Historical houses, even modern ones, take a bit of looking after. After consulting with Inge Wilkinson of Solo Architect, who has an interest in Pretoria’s unique brand of modernism, Gert and Leonie realised they could make it more itself: closer to the original architect’s dre
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