POD / Greg Wright Architects

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Architects: Greg Wright Architects
Location: ,
Year: 2012
Photographs: Kate Del Fante Scott

House Mosi / Nico van der Meulen Architects

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Architects: Nico van der Meulen Architects
Location: , South Africa
Area: 731 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of Nico van der Meulen Architects

Plett 6541+2 / SAOTA

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Architects: Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
Location: The Robberg, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route,
Design Team: Stefan Antoni, Philip Olmesdahl, Bobby Hugill
Interior Design: Daniela Priebatsch, Emi Cavalieri
Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of SAOTA

House Ber / Nico van der Meulen Architects

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Architects: Nico van der Meulen Architects
Location: Midrand,
Interior Design: M Square Lifestyle Design
Year: 2012
Photographs: Barend Roberts, David Ross, Victoria Pilcher

115 West Street Building / Paragon Architects

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Architects: Paragon Architects
Location: ,
Area: 100,000 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Andrew Bell

Freedom Park, Phase 2 / GAPP + Mashabane Rose Architects + MMA

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Architects: GAPP + Mashabane Rose Architects + MMA
Location: , Gauteng,
Area: 11,000 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Simon Bird

Freedom Park, Phase 1 / GAPP + Mashabane Rose Architects + MMA

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Architects: GAPP + Mashabane Rose Architects + MMA
Location: , Gauteng,
Year: 2008
Photographs: Graham A. Young

Head Road 1816 / SAOTA

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Architects: Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
Location: Fresnaye, Cape Town,
Design Team: Philip Olmesdahl, Stefan Antoni, Tamaryn Hammond, Mark Bullivant
Interior Decor: Maxine Olmesdahl
Year: 2011
Photographs: Adam Letch

Westcliff Pavilion / GASS

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Architects: GASS
Location: ,
Architects: Georg van Gass, Clare J. Eisenstein
Year: 2012
Photographs: Bernard Viljoen

Glen 2961 / SAOTA

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Architects: SAOTA - Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
Location: Oranjezicht, ,
Design Team: Philip Olmesdahl, Stefan Antoni, Kate Del Fante
Year: 2012
Photographs: Adam Letch

6th 1448 Houghton ZM / SAOTA

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Architects: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
Location: Johannesburg,
Project Team: Greg Truen & Ina Fourie
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Adam Letch , Elsa Young

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Pearl Valley 334 / SAOTA

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Architects: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
Location: ,
Interior Architecture: Mark Rielly, Jon Case
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Adam Letch

Voelklip / SAOTA

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Architects: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
Location: Voelklip, Hermanus,
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Courtesy of SAOTA

Montrose / SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects

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Architects: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
Location: Cape Town,
Project Team: Stefan Antoni
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Wieland Gleich

Architecture ZA 2012 Biennial Festival: Re-scripting Architecture

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The AZA 2012 Biennial Festival in , will feature six international architects to join South African architects in a conversation about architectural practice and its role in the context of the city.  The participating speakers include David Adjaye, founder of Adjaye Associates, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto and Momoyo Kajima of Atelier Bow-WowTatiana Bilbao, Teddy Cruz of Estudio Teddy Cruz, Rahul Mehrotra, founder of RMA Architects and Kibwe Tavares co-founder of Factory Fifteen, in addition to others.  This is the second Architecture ZA event, a premier urban culture festival that brings together cutting-edge thinkers and multi-disciplinary practitioners from around the world.  It will be held on September 13-16, 2012 and will include various events, talks, film screenings, conferences and tours.

Read on for more about the speakers invited to AZA 2012.

Nettleton 198 / SAOTA

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Architects: Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
Location: Clifton, Cape Town,
Design Team: Greg Truen, Stefan Antoni, Jacques Prinsloo
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Adam Letch

The Soweto Theatre / Afritects

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Architects: Afritects
Location: Johannesburg,
Project Architects: Clara Cruz de Almeida and Tatenda Mavunga
Company’s Owner: Laurence Chibwe
Project Team: Sergio Duarte, Tony de Oliveira
Completion: May 2012
Total Area: 5,900 sqm
Client: Johannesburg Property Company (JPC
Photographs: Courtesy of Afritects

La Lucia / SAOTA

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Architects: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
Location: Durban,
Project Team: Philip Olmesdahl, Patrick Ferguson, Stefan Antoni
Interior Decor: Antoni Associates
Project Team: Mark Rielly, Ashleigh Gilmour, Staci Kinnes
Completion: 2011
Photographs: Karl Beath