Tag Cape Town, South Africa

Forte Architetti’s Arcadia housing development and the Cape Town landscape

17-07-2020

Forte Architetti’s Arcadia housing development and the Cape Town landscape

Forte Architetti designed Arcadia, a housing development in Fresnaye, a prestigious district of Cape Town, South Africa, a luxury residential complex consisting of several homes extending along the famed Arcadia Road. The recently completed complex fits perfectly into its surroundings, celebrating the natural landscape while underlining the urban scenario with sophisticated design solutions.

Architecture, the pandemic and the future of design: SAOTA

27-04-2020

Architecture, the pandemic and the future of design: SAOTA

In only a few months, everything has changed completely. Even the world of architecture. In search of possible new scenarios, Floornature opens the discussion of a new approach to design for a time of public health emergency, publishing a series of interviews with architects all over the world. How are the big studios organising their work, and what has been the impact of the current situation on smaller architectural practices? What does it mean to design infrastructure, cultural centres and living spaces while avoiding social contact? Might the resilience we seek in buildings also be applicable to the profession of architect? Here are the architects’ responses, some in text form and others in videos, in the usual style of our portal.

Oasia Hotel Downtown named Best Tall Building Worldwide 2018

06-06-2018

Oasia Hotel Downtown named Best Tall Building Worldwide 2018

The Tall + Urban Innovation Conference is over, and the jury of the CTBUH 2018 Awards has announced the winners in each category. The overall winner is Woha’s Oasia Hotel Downtown in Singapore, named Best Tall Building Worldwide 2018.

The best skyscrapers in the Middle East and Africa nominated for the 2018 CTBUH Awards

23-02-2018

The best skyscrapers in the Middle East and Africa nominated for the 2018 CTBUH Awards

Four skyscrapers in the Africa and Middle East macro-region have been nominated by the CTBUH for the distinction of Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa 2018.

Heatherwick Studio: Zeitz MOCAA-Museum of Contemporary Art Africa

21-02-2018

Heatherwick Studio: Zeitz MOCAA-Museum of Contemporary Art Africa

A construction with a well-known shape towers above the waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa, but it’s overall image has been completely transformed to contain Zeitz MOCAA, a museum of contemporary African art designed by Heatherwick Studio.

Cape Town International Departures Terminal

30-04-2004

Cape Town International Departures Terminal

Location: Cape Town, South AfricaClient: Airports Company South AfricaProject Managers: Target ProjectsArchitects: Associated Airport Architects, ACG Architects & Development Planners, Stauch Vorster Architects, Maggwaka & Associates, dhk Architects.Materials: IRIS Fabbrica Marmi e GranitiSuppliers: Italcotto Builders: Murray & Roberts, RR Roberts JVStructures: Drrie Welby SolomonAcoustic Consultant: ADESConstruction: 2003Total surface area: 21,000 sq.m.

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