South African Architecture: Design Strategies that Embrace the Elements

South African Architecture: Design Strategies that Embrace the Elements

While South Africa is one of the sunniest countries in the world, winter can still feel long and unbearable, especially in a building that was built for summer. From province to province, the rich geographies and climates of this country ask architects to step up their game by adopting design strategies that embrace the elements. […]

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The role architecture can play in environmental preservation

The role architecture can play in environmental preservation

Every June in South Africa, we celebrate National Environment Month. It is a month dedicated to raising awareness about environmental issues and promoting sustainable practices nationwide. As the initiative invites communities and businesses to get involved through tree planting campaigns, recycling drives, beach clean-ups, educational workshops, and public awareness campaigns, opportunities to get involved are

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Your next home a VELD home.

Veld Architects’ Core Values: 3 Reasons to make your next home a VELD home.

In this blog we describe the Veld Architects’ core values that provide 3 sound reasons to make your next home a VELD home. Veld Architects is an award-winning architectural studio based in Lanseria, Gauteng. We specialise in contemporary, regenerative residential design and we find our inspiration and individuality in nature. But that’s just the beginning.

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How architecture can address intentional and mindful living

Intentional and mindful living is everywhere now, and it is even applicable in architecture. That’s because, in general, people are tired of just existing. Intentional living means making conscious attempts to live according to your own personal values and beliefs and to be true to who you are. Mindfulness, on the other hand, means to

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Top 5 architecture trends 2023

Top 5 Architecture Trends: 2023’s Most Sought-After Architectural Styles

In architecture, new building technologies and materials take years to design, develop and perfect. As a result, many architectural trends remain relevant every year, but the way in which they can be applied evolves along with the latest technological advancements. All trends inevitably stem from the same place: human behaviour. The question is therefore not

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“No man is an island” and neither is an architect

“No man is an island” and neither is an architect

Veld Architects is incredibly proud to be a finalist in this year’s World Architect Festival (WAF) awards at the International Fair of Lisbon (FIL) from the 30th of November. The Festival is the largest global get-together for architects and apart from the live-judged awards program, there are also multiple seminars and networking events to attend.

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