Lifestyle - Hillbilly homes
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Self-catering accommodation for hunters

Recently, two game farm owners – from Limpopo and Mpumalanga respectively – asked me to design two-bedroom, self-catering accommodation units for hunters and off-season visitors to their farms.
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A unique cottage plan

Dear Jonno I’m always fascinated by your unique country design homes. In one of your recent articles, you suggested the use of throw-away wood quarterings. I am all for going green and creating a rustic cottage...
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5 tips on designing a home

Every one of us is unique and has a different idea of what we want our home to look like. To date, I have prepared over 4 800 working drawings for clients, and have not produced a single exact repeat! Here then, briefly, are the most important aspects that should be considered when designing a home.
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An unusual gathering place for a rural community

A client, Lethu, recently collected the working drawings I had prepared for his two-bedroom home.
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An A-frame cottage in the bush

Jonno designs an A-frame cottage on a game park for George.
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Two-bed farm cottage

Tyron asks Jonno to design a double-storey farm cottage for him. Look at what Jonno comes up with.
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Variation on a glass-front theme

Dear Jonno Thank you for the initial sketches you sent me for my idea of a u-shaped lodge building. Here is my plan for moving the thatched area of the lodge down to the shooting range. The idea would be to have the...
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Wilderness hideaway with a view

Dear Jonno We find your regular advice in Farmer’s Weekly on the design and construction of houses exciting and informative. My wife and I have a 711m2 plot in Wilderness that lies at the foot of a koppie. It...
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A timber home on a lake

Dear Jonno We’ve enclosed a sketch of a house that we would like to build. We have not allowed for any doors, apart from the one leading onto the deck, and ask for your guidance on this. We are also not sure where...
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Tuscan - family style

Thami, a client for whom I previously designed a community hall, called to ask for another plan, this time for a family home.
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