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9 BIG benefits of living in a small house

It’s no surprise that the population and house prices are continuously rising. And even though lots of people (including professionals like Interior Designers / Decorators) keep coming up with ways to free up extra legroom, sometimes the best way is…

25 March, 2020

7 things to know before adding a home extension

Extending one’s house is one of the best ways to gain more space and up that property value. But things can get rather tricky when working with smaller spaces, which is where it becomes much more crucial to consider what you need (and want) before st…

18 March, 2020

7 important things to consider before building your container home

Container homes are one of the most exciting architectural trends in recent years. Who could have imagined that there’s more to old, used shipping containers than simply transporting goods across international waters? It might seem quite straightforw…

04 March, 2020

7 Large houses that are rustic, modern and perfect for large families

Having a big family isn’t easy. Bigger means more of everything and with that said, a large home is in order for a large family. We took the time to compile an inspirational ideabook to give you some great ideas of the perfect family home.

22 January, 2020

10 trendy colours to paint the façade of your house

Want to sell your home? Or do you simply want to up its visual splendour? No matter, there’s always a reason to splash a fresh coat of paint onto our houses’ exterior façades to increase their kerb appeal.

22 December, 2019

8 beautiful houses that prove small can be stylish

It’s common sense that living in a small space can lead to certain difficulties, such as trying to fit everything in. Add to that the fact that we want our (small) homes to look beautiful and it becomes an even bigger challenge.

24 November, 2019

The first-class renovation of a Johannesburg family home

When it comes to the architectural- and construction industry, we are truly blessed with a myriad of professionals: Architects, Landscape Designers, Flooring Experts… these, and more, are all equipped and skilled to help us achieve our dream spaces.

22 September, 2019

Architectural inspiration: 3 modern family houses in South Africa

When it comes to architecture, South Africa is undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with. We don’t just mean inspirational structures completed to perfection (like the Bosjes Chapel in Wellington and Alice Lane Towers in Johannesburg, to name but a few…

15 September, 2019

A rough guide on a house construction process

When it comes to building a new home, whether it’s a modern design, a colonial build or something else altogether, there is a strong urge to just jump right in. But fail to plan and you plan to fail, right? With house construction, proper planning is…

26 August, 2019

Adding a house extension: The rules, costs, and ideas

Adding an extension to an existing house can be tricky and costly. But don’t fret if you don’t have any understanding about the rules and regulations (such as Planning Permission, or what type of extension would be best to introduce more natural ligh…

31 July, 2019