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13 pictures of stunning South African homes

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Providing you with multiple articles every single day, we here at homify search far and wide to bring you the best of architecture and home design from all over the world. From the popular trends in the US to the oriential treasures in the East, we make sure that we inspect everything the world has to offer, and which our readers can take inspiration from. 

Our greatest joy, however, comes from us being able to present you with projects and ideas that come from right here in South Africa. There is nothing quite like appreciating local design, as it instils a sense of pride and belief in the potential of our local design market. 

Today, therefore, we would just like to take a few minutes and simply appreciate the best of South African architecture. This article is literally just 13 pictures of amazing South African homes that inspire and excite us. We are sure the list will fill you with pride and wonder as well. Let's waste no further time and get right to it!

1. Rock and light

The first house on our list is an elegant and warm combination of a natural rock facade and welcoming lighting.

2. Impressive forms

This house is an intricate composition of geometric forms, which is highly trendy and impressive. 

3. Open and modern

Incredible modern house in the heart of Ballito: modern Pool by CA Architects
CA Architects

Incredible modern house in the heart of Ballito

CA Architects

The rear view of this home offer a glimpse into a very modern building that opens up entirely to the outdoors. 

4. Prefab perfection

HOUSE PILLAY:   by T4 Architects
T4 Architects

HOUSE PILLAY

T4 Architects

If you thought that prefabricated homes were a sustainable and economic privilege reserved for overseas countries, feast your eyes on this South African marvel. 

5. Volumes and angles

This extensive home boast three levels of angled volumes that produse a stunning visual effect. 

6. Futuristic masterpiece

This breathtaking project looks as if it comes right out of a scene from the future. 

7. Island influence

Here we have a much more laid-back home with a bamboo-covered facade.

8. Zen influences

Project Completed by Liquid Landscapes:  Front yard by Liquid Landscapes
Liquid Landscapes

Project Completed by Liquid Landscapes

Liquid Landscapes

This house is minimalistic and incorporates nature to produce a state of harmony.

9. Contours and colours

Project Completed by Liquid Landscapes:  Front yard by Liquid Landscapes
Liquid Landscapes

Project Completed by Liquid Landscapes

Liquid Landscapes

Although the building here is impressive in its own right, we are taken with this home's interesting accompanying garden as well. 

10. Large and bold

House at Ballito: country Houses by TJ Architects
TJ Architects

House at Ballito

TJ Architects

This house makes use of strong lines and bold forms for a very spacious home.

11. Beach dream

Number 11 is a huge home that is surely anyone's dream of a beach house. 

12. Pool paradise

The most impressive feature of this already stunning home, is its extended swimming pool!

13. Woodlands escape

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Sm!t Architects

Boshuis, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Sm!t Architects

We end off our list of amazing South African homes with this beauty that's hidden away amongst the trees in a dense wood. Although our list exhibit some of the best in South African architecture with something for every taste, this last one is surely a nature-lovers dream.

Which one of these South African beauties did you like the most?
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