The old Kents Building, Muizenberg Beachfront

The old Kents Building

Do you want an authentic Cape Town experience? Then go to the Muizenberg beachfront. It’s a great vibe! The old Kents Building situated on the Muizenberg beachfront is directly adjacent to the railway line. The building dates back to 1915, with plans showing the construction of two additional floors in 1928.The owner of the building, […]

3 things you need for a successful building project

planning a successful building project

  Guiding a building project from conception to completion can be daunting. At K Architects, we understand the challenges involved in this process, and we take great pride in leading our clients through this process. This post unpacks three critical elements for successful building project management, from design to completion.   Designing and completing a […]

Understanding sustainable architecture – building timeless designs

green building

When thinking of sustainability, you easily think of go-green, eco-friendly, and environmental health. But what is sustainable architecture, and how can this help us create a functional built environment while minimising our carbon footprint? Sustainable architecture refers to a design that creates healthy living environments. They do this while minimising harmful effects on the ecosystem […]

7 mistakes to avoid when renovating your home

7 mistakes to avoid when renovating you home

  Renovating your home can be a costly, stressful experience that can range from redoing a room, to adding an extension to a house. The last thing anyone wants is to be disappointed with the final product, creating even more hassle down the road. This is why careful planning is required to ensure we are […]

The Paradigm Shift: Architecture new ways of thinking

architecture new ways of thinking

Nearly 30 years ago I remember reading The Turning Point by Fritjof Capra and The Reenchantment of the World by Morris Berman. These were just a few of the landmark books which were exposing the new thinking, primarily focusing on a holism or a systems viewpoint. As a student studying architecture new ways of thinking […]