Flying SAA: Ubuntu Centre in Sawubona

[caption id="attachment_1924" align="alignleft" width="195" caption="fA's Ubuntu Centre features in SAA's Sawubona"][/caption] …Stan Field, an internationally renowned Port Elizabeth-born architect, created a beautiful space in the unlikely setting of a struggling township and the community has taken it to heart. It is not one story, but many…The Centre...

Bringing the outside in

The Napa House, which is headed for completion this summer, began with a desire to bring the landscape into the house and enjoy the natural beauty that the magnificent setting offers. Facing Stags Leap to the East, and the Mayacamas Range to the West, the house...

On display

Recently featured on Inhabitat, and Apartment Therapy, the Woodlands House was a substantial remodel to a mid century craftsman.  Designed to take full advantage of the steep, wooded site in Portola Valley, the house takes its shape by orienting its roofs and windows to filter the dappled light...

DESIGNING UBUNTU

Designing Ubuntu reveals the design and philosophy behind the award winning Ubuntu Centre, and the role of architecture in the transformation of a South African township. The book unveils the inspiring, challenging, and fascinating development of a “Township Architecture”. [issuu width=420 height=267 showHtmlLink=false printButtonEnabled=false backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120217000455-890559f466bd4022a6c21a896ca68a52...