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Die Es

To celebrate the launch of their Guide to Cosy Homes (2015), Monocle Films produced a number of home tours.  Die Es, pictured above, is the home of South African architects Gawie and Gwen Fagan. They started building their home in 1964, just as they were… Read More

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I just came across this fascinating mini documentary of the 54-storey Ponte Tower in Johannesburg. It’s by filmmaker Philip Bloom and it’s only about 10 minutes long. It does a great job of summarizing the building’s interesting and checkered history. Initially built in 1975, the tower first… Read More