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Cape Edwardian Pavilion

Our September House of the Month is a is a gorgeous Edwardian mansion in Kenilworth, Cape Town, which is flanked by a modern timber-and-glass pavilion. 'Normally people don't want to combine the contemporary and the traditional,' says architect Bert Pepler. 'It has to one or the other. But the owners, Garth and Nina Holmes, were open to exploring something different.' The effect is spectacular, with the low-slung pavilion being used for entertaining and hosting guests, and the grandeur of the original home kept perfectly intact. To read the full article, turn to page 70 of the September issue, on sale now…