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SIM- Sanlam Investment Management

Artevia Polished Concrete with a non-slip finish was specified by the architect to achieve both a functional requirement and add a particular look and feel to the inner courtyard of the building. The architect wanted to give this courtyard a natural appearance by the use of trees and requiring a natural product as floor finish. […]

House Rhino

Brian van Niekerk, CEO of the Rhino Group, decided to be part of the Crossways Agricultural development by means of building their show house to showcase their products under normal conditions. The idea was to build a house that is self-sustainable and to be completely of the grid. The design of the building was set […]

Sandown Retail Crossing

In his design for the centre, the architect incorporated partially covered walkways purposefully exposed to the natural elements, with a view to creating and maintaining a natural flow between the shops to the walkways and the parking terrain beyond.   The abundance of natural light led the architect to specify maximum reflection from the floor […]

University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg Auditorium

Peter Kraus from MLB Architects in Cape Town contacted World of Decorative Concrete to discuss certain floor finishes for the new Auditorium at the Tygerberg Campus of the University of Stellenbosch. The Architect’s focus was to specify concrete finishes in their design. The structural concrete elements were all specified as off shutter.  The idea of […]

Manenberg Civic Centre

With this project, the architect set out to design a building to be a durable and identifiably authentic part of the surrounding area. The walls were constructed with sandbags filled with sand from the immediate area and then plastered over (see picture). On some walls, the architect employed galvanized sheeting as external wall cladding. In […]

The Towers, Merriman Square, Cape Town

World of Decorative Concrete were contacted by Landscape Architects, Gibbs, Saintpol, Smuts and Boyes to discuss possible floor finishes for the pedestrian walkways at Hertzog Boulevard and Old Marine Drive (station entrance) at The Towers, Merriman Square, Cape Town. The Towers is an old building that has been upgraded to a new building. The client […]

House Nel Stellenbosch

The Client’s instruction to the Architect was to have the house built with natural materials that come from the area. His further instruction was to use concrete’s diversity as a building material. World of Decorative Concrete, together with the Architect, decided to use river pebbles found in the area, as the concrete aggregate. The use […]

House Viljoen

House Viljoen resembles the Winelands living very well with wide open spaces overlooking the beautiful vineyards. Mrs Viljoen was telling us that she told her husband if she is going to use our product, she wants to have it in the entire house otherwise she does not want it at all. Because of the orientation […]

OVD 919- House with a view

Award-winning architecture firm Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA) is a dynamic practice whose distinctive work is instantly recognisable. It’s also considered one of the most interesting of South Africa’s new generation of architects, with a high profile at the cutting edge of architecture in South Africa. OVD 919, nestled below Lion’s Head, this family […]

Bantry Bay Units

This project was certainly a unique and singular event. The client decided on polished concrete items only at a very late stage. So late in fact, that the removal of the overhead crane had already been planned and the main contractor was left with little or no options  for adaptation. World of Decorative Concrete came […]