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.

Johannesburg Home

Johannesburg architect Anthony Orelowitz designed a home for his family that reinvents
https://visi.co.za

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