Africa Awards 2017 - OPENSTUDIO
Africa Awards 2017

A video produced of the Swartberg House for the Africa Awards 2017. The video highlights elements of the brief including: bringing the inhabitants into a closer relationship with the natural world – the spectacular landscape of the Swartberg and the Karoo – along with changes in light, heat and wind, at different times of day and during different seasons; to focus on passive, rather than active, means to heat and cool the building; and to use local labour and materials which connect with the traditional of building in the Karoo.