Why North?

Why North?

  ORIENTATION EXPLAINED, AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO YOU The sun can be both friend and foe. As Architects, it is our responsibility to use it wisely, but our methods can seem quite random when it comes to the layout of your home. Having an understanding of the...
Why do I need an Architect?

Why do I need an Architect?

The most common misconception is that Architects only draw up plans and that their service costs a fortune. BUT this is not the case, especially when you look at all the additional services architects offer and the value they can add. Most new home builders...
Aircon vs Evaporative Cooling

Aircon vs Evaporative Cooling

A comparison. While cooling has not always been considered in the South African context, it’s becoming increasingly important as the earth heats up and we experience heat waves and extreme weather conditions. As numerous clients are considering cooling options, aside...
No Plans, Now What??

No Plans, Now What??

You discover that there are no plans of the existing buildings, buildings in progress or alterations on a property you’ve just purchased…they’ve gone into the dreaded ‘file 13’, NOW WHAT?! WE WANT TO BUY A PROPERTY BUT THEY DON’T HAVE APPROVED PLANS, WHAT NOW?...