New Barn House


Our Client wanted to build a barn  so we gave him two - a small barn ( cottage) and a large Barn House. The Barns have open 'deconstructed' trusses with volumes that lift the soul. They are put back together with black steel plates that contrast against the white oak ceilings. Roof gardens bring the

Gowrie Farm House , Natal Midlands


The Gowrie House is sited on a large trout fishing  dam , on a well cared for golf course . The orientation , being south, informed the concept - a view site for warm weather , a covered verandah and swimming pool looking over a water hazzard and the 9th hole. For windy colder days

Kay and Monty Vineyards


Kay and Monty Vineyards, the Crags, Plettenberg Bay, formerly Rare Earth Vineyards, Tasting Room: We were tasked to turn an old orchid greenhouse into a functional tasting room. We utilized the existing steel portal structure and added inter alia an acoustic ceiling, glass and brickwork where requested to ensure an appropriate barn-type building that over

Pel’s Post



The sensitivity of the site, as well as our desire for our buildings to be energy efficient, utilizing sound green building practice informed our design and material choice. Our structural components were designed to fit together like a Mechano set and were manufactured off site, with all joints and mortices, pre-cut to enable quick erection