Video Stories

 

We are enormously proud of our projects, our relationships and our collaborations.
Here is a collection of short inspirational video stories.

Top Billing

 

Some of the projects that have chosen our floors have been featured on Top Billing.
Here are a few of our favourites.

Published Stories

 

Here are a few extraordinary homes that we are part of that are receiving special attention for all the right reasons.

Paarl Mountain Home

Perched high up in the mountain above Paarl, this house offers a sweeping
https://visi.co.za

Q&A with Giorgio Tatsakis

We chat to Giorgio Tatsakis, the interior architect and designer behind Ethos‘ reimagined
https://visi.co.za

SAOTA awarded gold at Loeries

SAOTA’s project Kloof House took home Gold at the 43rd Annual Loeries Awards
https://amazingarchitecture.com

Proome Architects

With global business interests and homes in China and Europe, our discerning world
https://archdaily.com

ONE SOTHERBY’S REALTY

Situated on Miami Beach’s most coveted address, Star Island. Sprawling 25,000 Square Feet
https://onesothebysrealty.com

Singita Volcanoes

The extraordinary site is situated in the Volcanoes National Park in the northwest
https://archdaily.com

MODERN CLIFTON HOME

Carved into the western slopes of Lion’s Head, this tiered hideaway – Kloof 145
https://visi.co.za

Clifton Terraces Apartments

Clifton Terraces apartments on Victoria Road, Cape Town, designed by SAOTA
https://archdaily.com

TSWALU KALAHARI RESERVE

The reimagining of a southern Kalahari reserve enables guests to interact with nature
https://visi.co.za

PARKHURST SHOWROOM

Oggie’s new showroom in Parkhurst forms a supremely good-looking backdrop against
https://visi.co.za

FORESHORE APARTMENT

A monochromatic exterior conceals a celebration of colour, creativity
https://visi.co.za

NATURAL WOOD SHOWROOM

Oggie’s natural wood shoreroom in Parkhurst transforms the display model
https://assetmag.co.za

OGGIE’S NEW SHOWROOM

Nestled amongst the leavy green northern suburbs of Johannesburg
https://joomag.com

NATURAL WONDER

The new showroom for hardwood flooring company Oggie, designed by C76 Architecture
https://issuu.com

CHEETAH PLAINS

Not your traditional luxury lodge, Cheetah Plains redefines the conventional, translating urban sophistication
https://visi.co.za

PLETTENBERG BAY

A rare find on the shores of Plett is transformed into a place of wonder with infinite views of sky and ocean.
https://visi.co.za

Stanford Villa

A sense of arrival is the feeling you get when you step inside Perivoli Lagoon House. Designed as an exclusive
https://visi.co.za

Fresnaye Family Home

It might look a little like a foreign object against a setting of otherwise traditional houses, but this Bauhaus-inspired
https://visi.co.za

Green Point Apartment

In interpreting the brief to update this two-bedroom 100 m2 apartment to appeal to a range of discerning guests
https://visi.co.za

Cape Town Victorian Villa

A heritage villa has been both respectfully restored and modified to retain the home’s period character
https://visi.co.za

Umdloti House

Perched midway up the ridge-line on one of the last remaining greenfield sites in the idyllic seaside village of Umdloti, boasting
https://archdaily.com

Endless Summer

The classic 1966 surf film The Endless Summer followed two American surfers around the world in their quest to find every surfer’s holy grail
https://houseandgarden.co.za

River House

Located on the Kromme River estuary, that flows into the warm Indian ocean, the house has been conceptualized as a summer retreat for a family
https://archdaily.com

Award-winning Clifton Terrace

Designed by SAOTA, South Villa is a five-storey penthouse in the award-winning Clifton Terraces apartments on Victoria Road
https://archello.com

Design of a peaceful home

Called La Bella Vista , this South African project offering a sublime panorama towards the beach thanks to its
https://admagazine.com

South Villa Penthouse

South Villa is a five-story penthouse in the award-winning Clifton Terraces apartments on Victoria Road
https://www.archilovers.com

Best-Designed Safari Lodge

Set in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa, Cheetah Plains’ surrounds offer some of the most life-affirming wildlife
https://robbreport.co.uk

Cape Town Penthouse

Berthed among Keerom Street’s rows of stoic office buildings is a rather remarkable Deco-meets-Pomo-meets-ocean liner
https://visi.co.za

The Great Escape

If Johannesburg is this Cameroonian-born business consultant and homeowner’s yin, then Cape Town is his yang. The former is the nucleus
https://houseandleisure.co.za

Cheetah Plains

Cheetah Plains Private Houses are the home of the definitive, exclusive-use, luxury sustainable safari in South Africa’s most celebrated wildlife
https://prolandscaper.co.za

Kwa-Zulu Natal Home

The first step in building this house on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast was unconventional: planting
https://www.visi.co.za

Oranjezicht Boutique Hotel

A boutique hotel hideaway beside the Camissa River in Cape Town affords guests privacy, tranquillity
https://www.visi.co.za

Kloof 145

Accessed from Kloof Road, which winds along the western slopes of Lion’s Head, this site is positioned in the wind-protected suburb of Clifton.
https://prolandscaper.co.za

A Modern Marvel

With a need to create a home environment that not only reflected their tastes but also accommodated their growing family
https://www.sahomeowner.co.za

Clifton Apartment

The renovation of a two-bedroom Art Deco apartment overlooking Clifton 1st beach put owner/decorator Andréa
https://www.visi.co.za

Timeless Flow

A South African-born couple returned to Cape Town after residing abroad for two decades. They approached the architects to design
https://www.habitatmag.co.za

Delaire Graff Estate

The Delaire Graff Estate was already the most opulent place in which to stay in South Africa’s Cape Winelands
https://www.forbes.com

La Petite Ferme Franschhoek

This exclusive boutique hotel, backed by the Middagkrans Mountain Range, has one of the best views in the oenophilic
https://www.telegraph.co.uk

MONT ROCHELLE’S MANOR HOUSE

About an hour’s drive from Cape Town, Franschhoek’s charms are numerous. In the Stellenbosch Municipality
https://www.telegraph.co.uk

Contemporary Glamour

The owners and their architect undertook an extensive renovation on this property, which was redesigned
https://www.sahomeowner.co.za

Chic Modernity

The location was ideal – however this property needed some TLC to enable the owners to call it home. A complete renovation is what followed.
https://www.sahomeowner.co.za

Hi-tech Comfort

These home owners wanted a secure environment in which to live without the feeling of being “locked in” by brick and concrete walls.
https://www.sahomeowner.co.za

CONTEMPORARY HOME

Light is the consummate sculptor in this contemporary inner-city Tamboerskloof sanctuary.
https://visi.co.za

bishopscourt farmhouse

No matter in which space you stand, there’s
a distinct sense of connectedness
https://houseandleisure.co.za

Modern Melkbos Home

Strong geometry, clean lines and contemporary finishes help GSquared Artchitec
https://visi.co.za

Sedgefield Beach House

Architect Johann Slee’s latest creation hovers over and among milkwood trees above the dunes
https://visi.co.za

Blok
Penthouse

The penthouse in the new TwelveonV apartment building in Bantry Bay, a new Blok development
https://visi.co.za

CONTEMPORARY
MIAMI HOME

This luxurious oceanside home, designed by local architecture firm SAOTA, is located on the
https://visi.co.za

A Riverside Family Haven

Created to serve as a retreat from their busy lives, this place has all the bells and whistles of a 21st-century house.
https://www.sahomeowner.co.za

GREEN POINT APARTMENT

Using a double-storey library as a point of departure, design dream team Jürgen Kieslich
https://visi.co.za

THE PEECH HOTEL EXPANDS

The Peech Boutique Hotel in Melrose, Johannesburg, has recently doubled in size, with its pavilion-like
https://visi.co.za

CAPE
HOLIDAY HOME

The design of this award-winning one-of-a-kind contemporary beach house is an inspired
https://visi.co.za

CONTEMPORARY
FAMILY HOME

Primely located below Lion’s Head in Cape Town, you’ll find Kloof 119A, a contemporary
https://visi.co.za

boutique hotel labotessa

Cape Town’s newest luxury boutique hotel, Labotessa, breathes new life
https://houseandleisure.co.za

glamorous LABOTESSA

With one foot in the past and one foot firmly in the future, the understatedly glamorous hotel
https://habitatmag.co.za

MOST SOUGHT
AFTER STREET

In this remarkable new Cape Town home, modern comfort is blended with elemental architectur
https://houseandleisure.co.za

Quiet Opulence

Combining a rich, earthy palette with luxe materials and bespoke designs, the interior
https://houseandleisure.co.za

Cheetah Plains

Cheetah Plains is a new Game Lodge designed by ARRCC located in the Sabi Sand, South Africa
https://archello.com

FAMILY HOUSE IN CAPE TOWN

This Saota-designed family home is positioned below Lion’s Head with views of Table Mountain
https://urdesignmag.com

Eco-Lodge in
Rwanda

Singita officially opened Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House in Rwanda last week
https://robreport.com

Boma
House

The brief was to create a home with all the
spectacle of an Atlantic Seaboard showpiece
https://archdaily.com

Dream-like
Panarama

Built on land of more than 1,400 square meters,
this house of almost 1,200 square meters
https://admexico.mx

An Inverted
Pyramid Roof

SAOTA have designed a new home in Cape Town, South Africa, that sits below Lion’s Head
https://contemporist.com

Luxury
Safari Lodge

For many, its name is still tinged with sadness,
but in the 25 years since Rwanda was torn apart
https://fortune.com

sanctuary in the city

We meet Nick and Robyn Gluckman, and their
brood of pets, in their recently renovated
https://houseandleisure.co.za

a smart
renovation

A thoughtful renovation took this Camps Bay
home from old-fashioned double storey
https://houseandleisure.co.za

Before
and after

Initially fraught with challenges, this renovation ultimately resulted in the creation
https://houseandleisure.co.za

van gass
renovation

When undertaking the renovation of his Johannesburg home, architect Georg van Gass
https://houseandleisure.co.za

a quiet
place

For Nick and Robyn Gluckman, a calm and serene environment to come home to at the end
https://houseandleisure.co.za

Exclusive
TOUR

We know perfection when we see it and that is what NINEONS one of the new developments
https://houseandgarden.co.za

2019 Dezeen
Awards

Featured in the July 2019 issue of Condé Nast House & Garden, Cheetah Plains is a new
https://houseandgarden.co.za

ARCHITECTURAL EYE CANDY

Master architect of urban regeneration,
Robert Silke, has radically transformed
https://houseandgarden.co.za

TOUR OF
KLOOF 145

Accessed from Kloof Road, which winds along the western slopes of Lion’s Head
https://houseandgarden.co.za

Architecturally Stunning

A wealth of luxurious and beautiful new properties have cropped up or revealed renovation
https://architecturaldigest.com

Menlo Park Family Home

An airy modern home in the Pretoria suburb of
Menlo Park is unrecognisable as the gloomy
https://visi.co.za

Rondebosch
Oval

Rondebosch Oval is a desirable secure lifestyle
estate with 41 upmarket homes situated
https://habitatmag.co.za

Contrast
of Form

On an open piece of land, with a neighbour’s
house to the south and two neighbours
https://habitatmag.co.za

QUOIN
ROCK

Architect Julia Gaiduk was the guiding force
behind the striking renovation of Quoin Rock
https://visi.co.za

CHEETAH
PLAINS

The new Cheetah Plains game lodge in the
Sabi Sand Game Reserve in the Kruger National
https://architonic.com