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Classic farmhouse design

Dear Jonno I am writing to you from the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. My family and I are considering building a home on a piece of land and would like some assistance with a basic sketch and dimensions, so we can...
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A practical retirement cottage

Would you please design for me a layout for a retirement cottage? I have attached a rough sketch of what I have in mind and have listed a few requirements below. The house is to be built with blocks made on-site....
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Rooftop viewing deck

Dear Jonno I have been reading your column in Farmer’s Weekly for a long time and have attached a rough floor plan for a structure we intend building. Space is limited as we live in town. We want to build a...
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Cost effective flats design

Dear Jonno I am a Farmer’s Weekly magazine subscriber and I normally see your beautiful plans in it. I do not know if you could assist me. I want a plan for five flats. Each flat will have an open-plan kitchen...
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Homely shed conversion sketch

Dear Jonno I have a 9m x 25m steel shed on my property, which I would like to turn into a home. I would like to have the following rooms of these approximate sizes: a 36m2 lounge, 21m2 dining room, 30m2 main bedroom,...
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A pleasant entertainment area

Dear Jonno Membership of our clay pigeon shooting range has grown over the years, and we now need to cater for more than 200 participants and their families. At the moment there is adequate accommodation to cope...
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A traditional home in Hillcrest

Dear Jonno We would appreciate it if you would consider posting a suggested design for us in your next article. We would like to build a small home in Hillcrest in KwaZulu-Natal. The plot is flat, with an...
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A retirement home sketch

Dear Jonno, My husband and I are planning our retirement home on our newly acquired farm in the north-eastern Free State. We enjoy your innovative ideas in the Farmer’s Weekly and now require some of those...
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Revised bush retreat sketch

I received an email from Peter and Dalene asking me to revise their sketch. They preferred two separate wings for the bedroom sections, and to keep within the private development allowable area of 250m².
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An eco-friendly cottage

It is possible to design an eco-friendly cottage. Jonno shows us how.
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