"An Off The Grid Bushveld Escape"

Published in SA Garden and Home Magazine, June 2019.

Text credit: Candice Botha.

The clients: Carel and Annerie Jordaan

Location: Thabazimbi, Limpopo| Architecture: Hugo Hamity | Interior design: by owner | Photography: Hugo Hamity

"Blending with its natural surrounds, this house was designed to disrupt the landscape as little as possible."

 Link: An Off The Grid Bushveld Escape

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"Lay of the Land"

Published in Habitat Magazine, January 2019.

Text credit: Habitat Magazine.

The clients: Marne and Armand Viljoen

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape | architecture: Hugo Hamity | interior design: by owner | photography: Nicky Coetzee

"This vacant plot on an estate in Stellenbosch in the Cape Winelands measures 910 square metres. Architect Hugo Hamity was tasked with designing a contemporary family home that would meld sympathetically with the landscape and the ethos of this region.."

 Link: Lay of the Land

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"Back To Nature"

Published in Garden & Home Magazine, September 2014.

Text credit: Natalie Boruvka.

"Despite a challenging site this home in the Meyersdal Eco Estate successfully employs principles of passive design to make the most of its beautiful north-facing views

THE ARCHITECT: Hugo Hamity Architects
THE CLIENT: Semi-retired family business owners, Ian and Pam Beswick
THE CLIENT’S BRIEF: A single storey open plan north-facing home that would marry comfortably with its natural surrounds
THE HOUSE: A contemporary wood, brick and glass structure that takes in views of the reserve from decking leading off living areas and bedrooms

 Link: House Beswick 

or Buy the Plans Here

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"The elegant Stellenbosch home with vineyard views"

Published in Homify Online Magazine, 21 April 2018.

Text credit: Johannes Van Graan.

A major thanks to Homify and Johannes Van Graan for the article written on our House Viljoen

As the title reads, this home was specifically designed to ooze elegance and frugal sophistication. Our client's brief was to create a home that served as a backdrop and stage to their everyday lives without overpowering them. This was to be done while keeping in vogue with a timeless architectural design philosophy. 

The residential estate's guidelines specified that "Cape Dutch" architectural aesthetics had to be adopted in order to keep with the already fully built estate. This, coupled with the above, meant that a modern interpretation of the style was required while also respecting the original style's colour palette, black and white.

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"Natural Merge"

Published in Garden & Home Magazine, January 2016.

Text credit: Natalie Boruvka.

"By responding to the natural context of its site, a house in Joburg’s Meyersdal Eco Estate optimises its energy efficiency while respecting the aesthetics of its surrounds."

The architect: Hugo Hamity
The client: Gary and Teresa Cooper
The client’s brief: A single story open plan house designed to have as little impact on the site as possible featuring lots of wood, glass and a low-maintenance facebrick facade. 
The house: An elevated structure making use of passive design principles and defined by separate living and sleeping spaces connected by glazed corridors.

 Link: House Cooper

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Website Launch

New Venture with the launch of our new Website

I'm excited to announce the launch of our new website and a new and promising venture for potential and existing clients.

In today’s world our clients find themselves in a compromised position where they want to express themselves in their home designs, make designs that are spectacular and make a mark.

However, with construction costs being volatile at the moment - many give up on their dream home designs to bring down cost.

As an Architect with a passion for quality and detail, I knew that we had to find a different solution for clients to still be able to build amazing homes, without compromising on quality, design and finishing.

So, our new venture now offers our potential clients a unique architectural opportunity:

Read more: Launch of our new website


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