Keith Struthers Studios

Natural Architecture

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Our aspiration as architects is not to copy nature but to design as nature would. To bring warmth, light, movement and life to the places we inhabit. So what we’re designing really are human experiences, buildings that nourish the noblest aspects of your being.

We’re Cape Town based with decades of experience designing homes, housing developments, commercial mixed-use developments, therapy centres, and schools with flair, originality and beauty.

Dancing Hall

Mozart’s music drifts, almost whimsically, through the wide front door while the building dances with the dancers. The brickwork flows with seeming abandon, quite unaware of need to arrange itself in regimented right angles and horizontal planes. The flat, singly and doubly curved surfaces create a warm safe place, carefully orchestrated, like an experienced schoolteacher […]

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Farmer Angus and Mariota

Project Spier Farm, Stellenbosch, South Africa ‘Darling, is this flower arrangement really our roof?’. The temperature outside is 46 degrees centigrade and inside 23 degrees without air-conditioning, and that’s not because the thermometer’s broken. Thick clay walls, lime plaster hot hydrated on-site, natural casein paints all to regulate the relative air humidity for an ideal […]

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The Village Aparment

Project Hout Bay, Cape Town The brick work of the party walls between the 68 apartments gently swing into double conoid twists about half way along, with a shelf at waist height for a vase of red roses or a desert crystal. This is but one of this building’s unique features. It’s not something we […]

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The Boat House

Project Simonstown, Cape Town South Africa The double story glass pivot door swings open and clips to the pergola upright giving the bedroom at the back clear sight of the seascape and distant hills. The winter sun streams through the expansive front glazing, while the summer sun gets entangled in the creeper growth over the […]

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