Yip, most of us have our range of grey swatches memorized and marked off in the office because apparently the use of any bright colour in contemporary...

This month we take a trip Inside* one of my favourite buildings, the Tama Art University’s library designed by, Pritzker prize winning architect, Toyo Ito. Located in the suburbs...

If more is supposedly more… then I say less is a bore. Let me set the scene for my position on this: The fathers of modern design might have...

Martin Kruger is one of the most influential and revered design thinkers in South Africa. An architect, artist, and urbanist; Kruger has been practicing in Cape Town...

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...
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For architects, the name Norman Foster is synonymous with high-tech innovation. As, arguably, the single most revered living architect, Mr. Foster exudes modesty in his continuous search...

Continual exploration is key to learning. Whether these explorations are based on past, present or future typologies are quite irrelevant in determining their validity. Depending on the...

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,...

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...

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...