Cape Vernacular Style Architecture
Create a contemporary interpretation of a Cape barn within the local Cape vernacular architectural style, positioning the buildings around courtyards to accommodate and preserve the existing oak trees on the site. Natural materials with contrasting textures have been chosen to accentuate the rural, yet contemporary, Cape vernacular style of the architecture.
Watermill Farm, Van Wyksdorp, Western Cape on Budget-Getaways
Watermill Farm accommodation near Van Wyksdorp, Western Cape. This historic gem is nestled in the Rooiberg foothills just outside of one of the Klein Karoo’s less trodden villages, Van Wyksdorp.
Fisherman's bothy, by Nairn Golf Course... © nairnbairn cc-by-sa/2.0
This cottage, no longer occupied, is directly in front of a traditional "ice-house" built (according to the marking on it) in 1877. Though referred to as a fisherman's bothy, it could perhaps have been used by the... more
Cape Barn Style Architecture
Simon McCullagh Architects Cape Barn retreat is a contemporary Cape barns were designed around courtyards to maximise views and offer protection from the prevailing summer and winter winds. Page