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Cape Town: The Latest Architecture and News

Blouberg International School / Luis Mira Archi​tects & Plus Arquitectura

00:00 - 18 April, 2012
Blouberg International School / Luis Mira Archi​tects & Plus Arquitectura, ©  Luis Mira Architects & Plus Arquitectura
© Luis Mira Architects & Plus Arquitectura

©  Luis Mira Architects & Plus Arquitectura ©  Luis Mira Architects & Plus Arquitectura ©  Luis Mira Architects & Plus Arquitectura ©  Luis Mira Architects & Plus Arquitectura + 16

  • Architects

    Luis Mira Architects & Plus Arquitectura (Sergio Aguilar)
  • Location

    Blouberg, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Category

  • Structural & Civil Engineers

    Sutherland Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers

    McAvinchey Electrical Engineers
  • Contractor

    Lovemore and Company
  • Project Area

    900 sqm (building) – 2000 sqm (Civil works, entrance & walkways)
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

Kuyasa Transport Interchange / MEYER+VORSTER Architects

00:00 - 14 February, 2012
Kuyasa Transport Interchange / MEYER+VORSTER Architects, Courtesy of  meyer+vorster architects
Courtesy of meyer+vorster architects

Courtesy of  meyer+vorster architects Courtesy of  meyer+vorster architects Courtesy of  meyer+vorster architects Courtesy of  meyer+vorster architects + 19

Spa House / Metropolis Design

00:00 - 23 January, 2012
Spa House / Metropolis Design, Courtesy of  metropolis design
Courtesy of metropolis design

Courtesy of  metropolis design Courtesy of  metropolis design Courtesy of  metropolis design Courtesy of  metropolis design + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Category

  • Project Team

    Jon Jacobson, Jenny Bath, Shani Schabort
  • Client

    Cape Dream Stay
  • Project Year

    2011

House VK 1 / GREGWRIGHT architects

00:00 - 12 January, 2012
House VK 1 / GREGWRIGHT architects, © Adam Letch
© Adam Letch

© Adam Letch © Adam Letch © Adam Letch © Adam Letch + 20

gmp Architekten receives IOC/IAKS Award 2011

11:00 - 3 November, 2011
Cape Town Stadium outside, © Bruce Sutherland
Cape Town Stadium outside, © Bruce Sutherland

The stadiums built by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) in Cape Town and Port Elizabeth for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa received the IOC/IAKS Award on 26 October 2011. In the context of the international Trade Fair for Amenity Areas, Sports and Pool Facilities (FSB), the International Olympic Committee and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) selected the Cape Town stadium for first prize and the Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth for third prize in the “stadiums for competitions and events” category. The awards were received by Hubert Nienhoff, gmp partner in charge of the offices in Berlin, Frankfurt and Rio de Janeiro. More information on the projects after the break.

Nettleton 195 / SAOTA

00:00 - 28 August, 2011
Nettleton 195 / SAOTA, Courtesy of  soata
Courtesy of soata

Courtesy of  soata Courtesy of  soata Courtesy of  soata Courtesy of  soata + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Category

  • Interior Design

    ANTONI ASSOCIATES / Mark Rielly & Vanessa Theron
  • Mechanical Engineers

    Spoormaker & Partners
  • Electrical Engineers

    MAC Consulting Engineers (Pty) Ltd
  • Structural Engineers

    TCA
  • Quantity Surveyor

    Meyer Summersgill
  • Contractor

    Gossow & Harding
  • Area

    1005.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010

Victoria 73 House / SAOTA

00:00 - 26 August, 2011
Victoria 73 House / SAOTA, Courtesy of SAOTA
Courtesy of SAOTA

Courtesy of SAOTA Courtesy of SAOTA Courtesy of SAOTA Courtesy of SAOTA + 14

  • Architects

    SAOTA - Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Category

  • Structural Engineer

    Tony Cooksey Structural Engineers
  • Interior Design

    ANTONI ASSOCIATES
  • Area

    1099.0 m2

Big Bay Beach House / COA with + Fuchs, Wacker Architekten

00:00 - 22 August, 2011
Big Bay Beach House / COA with  + Fuchs, Wacker Architekten, Courtesy of COA
Courtesy of COA

Courtesy of COA Courtesy of COA Courtesy of COA Courtesy of COA + 17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Category

  • Architect

    COA  with  Fuchs, Wacker Architekten
  • Engineer

    Edifice Consultants
  • Contractor

    de Rooy Construction
  • Area

    535.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2011

House in Camps Bay / Luis Mira Architects

00:00 - 21 August, 2011
House in Camps Bay / Luis Mira Architects, © Wieland Gleich
© Wieland Gleich

© Wieland Gleich © Wieland Gleich © Wieland Gleich © Wieland Gleich + 24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Category

  • Project Team

    Luis Mira, Julia Hundermark
  • Structural Engineer

    Jeffares & Green Consulting Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Sutherland Engineers
  • Area

    335.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

First Crescent / SAOTA

00:00 - 25 March, 2011
First Crescent / SAOTA

First Crescent / SAOTA First Crescent / SAOTA First Crescent / SAOTA First Crescent / SAOTA + 14

  • Architects

    SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects) - Stefan Antoni, Philip Olmesdahl, Tamaryn Hammond
  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Category

  • Interior Design

    Antoni Associates – Mark Rielly, Ashleigh Gilmour
  • Area

    676.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2007

Cohen Residence / KUBE

01:00 - 14 March, 2011
Cohen Residence / KUBE, © Stefan Rademan
© Stefan Rademan

© Stefan Rademan © Stefan Rademan © Stefan Rademan © Stefan Rademan + 41

  • Architects

    KUBE – Stefan Rademan, Simon Mountford
  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Category

  • Structural Engineer

    Gadomsky Structural Engineers
  • General Contractor & Project Manager

    Venture Projects
  • Solar Installation

    Solarzone in conjunction with Florad
  • Area

    360.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

Bridle Road House / Antonio Zaninovic Architecture Studio

19:00 - 14 December, 2010
© Antonio Zaninovic
© Antonio Zaninovic

Architect: Antonio Zaninovic Architecture Studio Location: Cape Town, South Africa Project Architect: Antonio Zaninovic Interior Design: Rees Roberts + Partners LLC Landscape Design: Rees Roberts + Partners LLC Project Area: 4,500 sqm Project Year: 2009 Photographs: Antonio Zaninovic, Nikolas Michael

© Antonio Zaninovic © Antonio Zaninovic © Antonio Zaninovic © Nikolas Michael + 12

Crystal Towers / Vivid Architects

20:00 - 18 September, 2010
Courtesy of Vivid Architects
Courtesy of Vivid Architects

South Africa-based Vivid Architects shared with us their project “Crystal Towers”. The development comprises a 5 star hotel, 90 luxury residences, a standalone office building, and a 80m steel suspension foot bridge. More images after the break.

Old Mutual Central Campus / Perry + Anderson Architecture

00:00 - 28 April, 2010
Old Mutual Central Campus / Perry + Anderson Architecture

Old Mutual Central Campus / Perry + Anderson Architecture Old Mutual Central Campus / Perry + Anderson Architecture Old Mutual Central Campus / Perry + Anderson Architecture Old Mutual Central Campus / Perry + Anderson Architecture + 19

  • Architects

    Perry + Anderson Architecture / Glen Loudon Architect
  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Category

  • Project Team

    Stuart Anderson, Victoria Perry, Anthony Stricker, Glen Loudon, Mfusi Ngayi, Mahlubodwa Noah, Sivuyile Mcilongo
  • Structural Engineers

    KFD Wilkinson
  • Client

    OMIGPI
  • Architectural Technical Documentation

    Trifactor
  • Area

    2230.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2008