Themba Mekwa describes himself as a design advocate. He is an architect and founding partner of The MAGI Starchitecture; a fledgling practice based in Johannesburg, concentrating on concept-to-market...

This edition of Inside* takes us deep into the studio spaces on Cornell University's Milstein Hall. A state of the art extension to the College of Architecture...

Most of us probably felt a lot more emotional than we expected once we heard about the passing of Zaha Hadid. I personally felt a sense of...

Often plastered over and hidden in most contemporary architecture, the red brick can often be overlooked and overshadowed by slicker materials. There are a few that take...

We build what we believe to be true. I have asked myself the following question several times whilst in the process of writing this article: “What is the point...

The Magney House stands out as a highlight piece by renowned Australian architect, Glenn Murcutt. It is spatially structured, compartmentalising different functions while keeping them all in...

The influx of Tuscan houses during the 90’s radically changed the face of suburbia in the Northern parts of South Africa. For some, it has become the...

For this month’s edition of Inside* we head to South America to take a look at a remarkable piece of modernist architecture design by the talented Uruguayan...

10 years late and 10 times over budget... Swiss firm, Herzog & de Meuron finally complete their masterpiece - a modern day St. Paul's Cathedral. One would...

We take a trip Inisde* the sinuous Harbin Opera House that was completed earlier this year. Designed to sit in perfect harmony with the freezing Harbin climate,...