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Top Architects in Cape Town Talk Design Trends

It's important for architects and interior designers to always be on top of - or ahead of - trends when styling one's home. So, who sets the trends that people want to follow in their homes? Well, it's often the people pushing the boundaries, upsetting the status quo and coming up with bold, new ideas of how we live our lives. Top architects in Cape Town discuss which trends caught their eyes in 2019 so far...

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Four Architectural Trends For 2019

Trends in architecture and interior design evolve just as much as trends in fashion and lifestyle. So, what should homeowners be looking toward of late? Design Scape lists the four architectural trends of 2019 that architects have taken to in recent months. Hidden technology In 2019, you may see a lot of homes choosing to hide their flat screen TVs in smart, aesthetically-pleasing ways. Living rooms or entertainment areas have often centered around the TV, however, how people structure their homes is changing thanks to the innovative ways to display or "hide" your TV. The room can go from a relaxed environment built for movie nights with friends to a sophisticated space for tea time. On a side note, building your tech inside the walls of your home also means no annoying or hazardous wires lying around! Sustainability In 2019, there's no excuse not to be thinking more consciously about the environment when building...

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The World’s Tallest Buildings

Architects who dare to create monumental structures like the below-listed buildings are what inspire Design Scape Architects to push the boundaries in our own way. If you've been lucky enough to view these buildings with your own eyes, count yourself lucky! Burj Khalifa Also known as the Burj Khalifa, the Burj Dubai has held the title of the world's tallest building since 2009. Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, this architectural gem stands at a whopping 828 metres into the air. The talent behind it belongs to Adrian Smith of the firm Skidmore, Owings & Merril, who also designed the One World Trade Centre after the tragic 9/11 attack in New York City in 2001. The Burj Khalifa took six years to complete and has been the centrepiece of a massive developmental project to develop "Downtown Dubai" that would see 30,000 homes built and a whole new urban-living community. Shanghai Tower Standing in the...

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