A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
Eco-Friendly Safari Lodge in Africa's Okavango Delta
In the midst of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, surrounded by wild palms, fig trees, and African wildlife, is the luxurious yet...
Big Ideas for Cities Reach Chicago by Way of South Africa
Johannesburg-based design studio Counterspace was founded in 2014 by young architecture graduates Sumayya Vally, Sarah de...
A Prefab Housing Concept in South Africa
It took 11 years of traversing through three different countries for Eric Bigot to develop his Zenkaya prefab housing concept.
Sustainable in South Africa
What if the World/Design Studio is one inspired outfit.
David Adjaye on the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
At a recent talk in Toronto, the newly knighted architect shared his thoughts on a most important commission.
Insulated Weekend Cabin in South Africa
Eight years after construction began, this lakeside weekend home 80 miles outside Johannesburg, South Africa, received the...
A Minimalist Retreat at the Edge of South Africa's Karoo Desert
Using local materials and building methods, a London-based firm crafts a serene home in South Africa.
Design Travel Guide: Cape Town, South Africa
Taking the reigns as 2014’s Design Capital of The Year, Cape Town is happening.
Savvy Prefab Pod Concept for South Africans
The attractive POD INDAWO concept offers South Africans a starter home.
This South African Villa Lets You Bask in Divine Views
Hidden away in the Cape Overberg region of South Africa, Godswindow offers seclusion and breathtaking vistas.
From Prototypes to African Sculptures, A Look Inside Patrizia Moroso's Colorful Home
The home of the Moroso creative director is modern on the outside and eclectic on the inside.
An Earth-Friendly African Retreat That's Actually Made From Earth
From clay bricks to the naturally filtered pool, the Khamsa House in Senegal is literally green from the ground up.
African Designs Go Mainstream: Jomo Tariku Showcases The Birth Chair II at Dubai Design Week
From Mali to Morocco, ancient African designs infuse this new line of functional art.
Award Winning South African Retail & Hospitality Designers Reaching Out Globally
Founded in South Africa over 20 years ago, retail and hospitality design agency Design Partnership has begun exporting its...
Meet an Emerging South African Creative Known for His Bold Blend of Art and Architecture
Cape Town–based architect Jaun van Wyk wants to restore architecture to an art form.
Take an Eco-Escape to a Spherical Forest Villa in an Eroded Volcanic Cone in Rwanda
With interiors and an architectural style that's deeply rooted in indigenous design traditions, the recently opened Bisate Lodge...
Heatherwick Studio at Design Indaba
Architect Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans to turn a century-old grain silo in Cape Town, South Africa, into the continent's...
12 Shipping Container Homes That Challenge the Meaning of Shelter
Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...
Two Cool Surfers Design Some Serious Furniture
Combining clean lines with traditional craftsmanship, this pair creates a demand for South African design.