This Canopy Walkway Lets You Walk Above The Trees In Cape Town
Nov18

This Canopy Walkway Lets You Walk Above The Trees In Cape Town

Sure, you could take a regular walk in the woods, but why would you do that when you could walk ABOVE the trees? The Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway in Cape Town is a raised walkway that lets visitors see the forest and the trees the way a bird or a monkey might. The canopy gracefully snakes its way along the treetops in the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in South Africa. The walkway reaches a maximum height of 12...

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30+ Yet to be Built Modern Dream Homes by SAOTA – Part 2
Jun14

30+ Yet to be Built Modern Dream Homes by SAOTA – Part 2

Cape Town-based studio SAOTA is well-known to our readers. Driven by the dynamic combination of Stefan Antoni, Philip Olmesdahl, Greg Truen and Phillippe Fouche, SOATA’s teams work from their headquarter in South Africa on projects all around the world. Here is the second part of their yet to be built residential projects, with some of them already under construction. Just like in the first part of this collection, all of the...

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30+ Yet to be Built Modern Dream Homes by SAOTA – Part 1
Jun14

30+ Yet to be Built Modern Dream Homes by SAOTA – Part 1

Cape Town-based studio SAOTA is well-known to our readers. Driven by the dynamic combination of Stefan Antoni, Philip Olmesdahl, Greg Truen and Phillippe Fouche, SOATA’s teams work from their headquarter in South Africa on projects all around the world. We have gathered a massive collection of their yet to be built residential projects, with some of them already under construction. All of the residences featured below are...

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Top 25 Cities You Should Visit In Your Lifetime. You’ll Never Guess #1!
Aug21

Top 25 Cities You Should Visit In Your Lifetime. You’ll Never Guess #1!

The expert travelers at Trip Advisor came together to compile their list of the best rated cities in the world to visit. I suddenly have a lot of plane tickets to purchase. #25 | San Francisco, USA Source: fricon.se The city by the bay is laden with adventure and attractions, whether it be a ferry ride to Alcatraz, sampling the cuisine of Little Italy, or exploring the hills that surround the city. San Francisco is home to one of the...

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The 24 Most Terrifying Places In The World To Look Down
Aug10

The 24 Most Terrifying Places In The World To Look Down

If you’re afraid of heights, turn back now. These are the most incredible (and mortifying) places to stand…and look down. 1 | Mont Blanc, French Alps Atop the 12,600 foot Aiguille du Midi peak is a glass cage named “Step into the Void.” Visitors enjoy the view of Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest mountain, from what is the world’s highest glass floor. 2 | The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa in Dubai Burj Khalifa is 2,700...

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SGNW House by Metropole Architects
Jul30

SGNW House by Metropole Architects

The South African firm Metropole Architects is comprised of partners Nigel Tarboton and Tyrone Reardon. This contemporary house is located in Zimbali, South Africa and was completed in 2011. SGNW House by Metropole Architects: “The clients requested that we create a dream house for their site in the Zimbali forest estate. Several bodies of water, including Koi ponds, water features and a rimflow swimming pool appear to coalesce into...

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21 Roads You Have to Drive in Your Lifetime
Jul29

21 Roads You Have to Drive in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing like a road trip to really experience a country. From coastal highways and dizzying mountain passes, to scenic routes through national parks and bridges over great spans of water; roads are the circulatory system that connects a country. After an extensive search online, the Sifter has compiled a list of some of the most beautiful, challenging and unforgettable roads in the world. While hardly exhaustive, this list...

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House The by Nico van der Meulen Architects
Jul28

House The by Nico van der Meulen Architects

Johannesburg-based studio Nico van der Meulen Architects has just completed the House The project, an extensive remodeling of a South African residence. House The by Nico van der Meulen Architects: “Following the trend of making alterations to and revamping existing houses, the owners of this home enlisted the expertise of Nico van der Meulen Architects for a modern upgrade. “They liked the current trend in our work towards a mix of...

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Leobo Private Reserve
Jul23

Leobo Private Reserve

Leobo Private Reserve is a magical luxury villa located in Limpopo Province, the northernmost province of South Africa. The property can accommodate up to 26 guests, and 12,000 acres of wilderness are available to visitors. Leobo Private Reserve: “Leobo Private Reserve is not like any other game lodge. Available only on an exclusive use basis the entire 12,000 acres of pristine African wilderness is totally private and yours to enjoy....

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21 Stunning Coastlines from All over the World
Jul17

21 Stunning Coastlines from All over the World

A coastline or a seashore is the area where land meets the sea or ocean. A precise line that can be called a coastline cannot be determined due to the Coastline paradox. The term “coastal zone” is a region where interaction of the sea and land processes occurs. Both the terms coast and coastal are often used to describe a geographic location or region. A pelagic coast refers to a coast which fronts the open ocean, as...

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