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• Architects SAOTA • Location Cape Town, South Africa • Design Team Philip Olmesdahl, Tamaryn Fourie & Joe Schützer-Weissmann • Interior Decor Studio Parkington • Project Year 2014 • Photographs Adam Letch The Brief was to create a spectacular home which encapsulated the expansive 360 degree mountain and sea views. Though views out were paramount …

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A stunning 730m2 luxurious architectural masterpiece, House Mosi Johannesburg South Africa Designed by Nico van der Meulen Architects. The House Mosi is by Rudolph van der Meulen from the architectural firm Nico van der Meulen Architects and was built in 2011 in Johannesburg in South Africa. It is a massive house comprising some 730m2, which …

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When TED Fellow Xavier Vilalta was commissioned to create a multistory shopping mall in Addis Ababa, he panicked. Other centers represented everything he hated about contemporary architecture: wasteful, glass towers requiring tons of energy whose design had absolutely nothing to do with Africa. In this charming talk, Vilalta shows how he champions an alternative approach: …