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post updated 1 September 2021

Architecture in Johannesburg

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Johannesburg Architecture. We aim to include South African buildings that are either of good quality. Our focus is on contemporary Johannesburg buildings but information on traditional buildings in South Africa is also welcome.

Johannesburg Building Designs

New Architecture in Johannesburg – chronological list

3 Oct 2018
Art House
Design: Cimato Moroldo Architects
Art House in Johannesburg South Africa
photograph : Elsa Young
Art House in Johannesburg
The home of an international businessman has been perfectly expressed to suit his passion for African art and his love of entertaining.

17 May 2018
Oxford Parks
Design: Solid Green Consulting
Oxford Parks Phase 1
image courtesy of architects
Oxford Parks in Johannesburg
Oxford Parks is envisaged to be a sustainable and cosmopolitan medium-density urban environment that brings 300,000sqm of development rights to the Dunkeld Precinct linking Illovo to Rosebank along Oxford Road.

5 Jun 2017
House Mosi Residence
Design: Nico van der Meulen Architects
House Mosi Johannesburg
photo from architect
House Mosi
The brief to the architect was to create a single-storey home with an urban feel.

9 Dec 2018
The Granite House in Johannesburg
Design: MMA Design Studio Architects
Granite House Johannesburg Architecture
photo : Tristan McLaren Photography
Granite House in Johannesburg
Designed on an awkward 700m² residual site this modern 4 bedroom house is planned as a village around a central courtyard with multiple “situations” and living arrangements. The north and south wings are both autonomous with their own living and sleeping areas.

4 Jul 2016
The Concrete House, Bedfordview
Design: Nico van der Meulen Architects
The Concrete House
photo :
The Concrete House in Johannesburg
From the inception of this project; the client brief, existing house and contextual setting were all factors to consider carefully before pursuing the extensive alteration and additions to a modest hillside house.

18 Sep 2015
Kloof Road House, Bedfordview
Design: Nico van der Meulen Architects
Kloof Road House
photographs : David Ross and Barend Roberts
Kloof Road House
Located at the foot of a nature reserve in Bedfordview.

Serengeti House
Design: Nico van der Meulen Architects
Serengeti House
photo from architect
Serengeti House

13 Aug 2012
The Soweto Theatre, Jabulani
Design: afritects
The Soweto Theatre Johannesburg building
photo : Leon Krige
The Soweto Theatre
This building is in the heart of the culturally rich Jabulani CBD precinct Soweto, South Africa. The precinct is being redeveloped by the City of Joburg Property Company SOC (JPC) into a high density, mixed use and vibrant neighbourhood comprising of over 200 000m2 of new commercial and residential development.

Johannesburg Architecture

Featured Johannesburg Buildings, alphabetical:

Circa on Jellicoe Building, Johannesburg
Design: studioMAS architects + urban designers
Circa on Jellicoe Building in Johannesburg
photo : Tristan McLaren
Circa on Jellicoe Building

Football training centre, Soweto
Design: RUF project
Football training centre Soweto building
photo : Julian Abrams
Football training centre South Africa

Glass House, Johannesburg
Design: Nico van der Meulen Architects
Glasshouse Johannesburg property
picture from architect
Glasshouse Johannesburg

Design: studioMAS architects + urban designers
JoziRows - Forest Town, Johannesburg Building
photoraph : Barry Goldman
JoziRows Johannesburg

Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg
Design: BUE + Partners iwith Populous
Soccer City South Africa
image : BUE + Ptnrs / Populous
Soccer City Stadium Building

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