Site: 500m² plot with existing house in seaside village inside national park Construction: Timber frame over existing, fibre cement + Thermowood A remodelling of the existing pre-fab timber bungalow into a more spacious, sunlit, insulated home with added loft space created by extending the pitched roof to a new apex and new internal-external verandahs .…

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Site: 500m2 on mountain slope Construction: sandbags, pine studwork, alien hardwood, mountain stone To a sketch design by Mike Schroeder and the owner, all detail design and contract administration to completion.

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Site: Table Mountain National Park – Orangekloof, Silvermine + Slangkop (Kommetjie) sites. Construction: pine, alien hardwood, mountain stone, canvas In collaboration with Mike Schoeder and Stephen Lamb. Under the concept ‘touching the earth lightly’, 3 overnight camps on the 5-day Hoerikwaggo Table Mountain hiking trail were built out of structural pine, hardwood from alien tree…

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Site: 500m² plot with indigenous protected milkwood trees, close to the sea. Construction: local sandstone, wood + slate Stonemason: Gerald Faulmann The primary determinant was to protect the existing milkwood trees and reinforce sense of place. The plan derives from a hexagonal grid laid over the site generating relaxed spatial intersections.

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Site: 1370m2 plot in semi-rural suburb bordered by mountain. Construction: brick, plaster, timber, thatch The house plan with attached barn curves away from the southern edge of the site responding to a natural amphitheatre formed by the mountain to the north. Thatch was the appropriate material to take up the curvature of the roof. The…

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Site: 500m² plot on mountainside in seaside village, surrounded by national park Construction: timber frame, pine cladding Built on the plinth vacated by a former prefab bungalow, the house takes advantage of the dual-sided aspect, relating to both the sea view and the mountain behind.

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Site: 500m² plot in sea-side village inside national park. Construction: timber frame, fibre-cement On a sloping site and with limited access, timber frame construction has the least environmental impact. The form and scale of the building is subservient to the national park and the protected fynbos plant biome that surrounds this village

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Site: plot with existing bungalow on the sea’s edge, at the foot of a mountain inside a national park Construction: existing structure with new timber frame + fibre cement cladding A complete remodelling of the existing with a timber frame structure over it. The roof could not be higher than the level of the scenic…

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Site: 650m2 plot in seaside village inside national park Construction: brick, alien hardwood, stone The first house designed and built by this practice, with later timber deck and pool added.

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