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10 Johannesburg homes that are simple and extraordinary at the same time

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House in Kloof Road Modern living room by Nico Van Der Meulen Architects Modern
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Johannesburg, South Africa is a hub of commerce, glitz and fast-paced living, but what do people living in this land-locked province come home to? In this homify feature, we visit 10 fantastic homes in Johannesburg that are simple, spacious and just extraordinary. The suburbs of this city range from wealthy and elite to simple living spaces with panoramic views. Let's get inspired by these lovely modern homes and the architects that have planned them so perfectly.

1. Calming and neutral

A fantastic modern home such as this would be a pleasure to come home to. The neutral colour exterior, along with the wooden detail is classic and elegant, while the lighting is chic and inviting. This structure definitely has aesthetic appeal for those minimalist home admirers.

2. Where to begin

The Kloof Road house is attractive, sophisticated and an eye-catching sight from all perspectives. The darker colour exterior is fascinating, while each corner of this spacious home is interesting.

3. Sunkissed

This home in Bedfordview has sunshine and the night's sky in mind. The sensational windows on the upper level of the structure prove that this home would be a cosy space at any time of day.

4. Simply hidden

While many of the main features of this Johannesburg home are hidden, the neutral colour decor and textured external wall creates a fantastic effect of modernity.

5. The new prefab

Prefabricated homes are becoming increasingly popular in South Africa, with many prospective homeowners opting for this cost effective, eco-friendly and stylish option. This prefab, however, has striking written all over it, its geometric lines and brilliant colour add a character to the design.

6. In the woods

A modern home in the woods is a universal means to enjoy for a natural environment and crisp fresh air.

7. Double storey splendour

Timber House Renovation Country style house by Nieuwoudt Architects Country Wood Wood effect
Nieuwoudt Architects

Timber House Renovation

Nieuwoudt Architects

This contemporary home has a double storey space… perfect for a family. While the exterior has brilliant wooden rustic features for an authentic effect.

8. Sleek and stylish exterior

Off the grid house South Africa Modern houses by A4AC Architects Modern Metal
A4AC Architects

Off the grid house South Africa

A4AC Architects

The modern house featured here has been built into a slope, allowing for unbelievable views of the horizon and a welcoming atmosphere.

9. Glazed exterior

Alterations & Additions to house in Parkhurst, Johannesburg Eclectic style houses by 4D AND A ARCHITECTS Eclectic

Alterations & Additions to house in Parkhurst, Johannesburg


Glass doors for the entrance will fill a home with natural lighting, fresh air and a friendly environment.

10. Transparency throughout

The last home we visit is made up of volume of glass, beams and frames, which allow for views of the exterior to be enjoyed from all angles and maintaining a sunkissed appearance, warm ambiance at any time of the day. If you need to work on the illumination of your home, then these are: 5 ideas to light up the exterior of your home (that look great!)

Which of these Johannesburg homes do you most admire?
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