Hillbilly homes

Modern farmhouse in Kenya

Dear Jonno I own a farm in Kenya, and am looking to build a farmhouse with modern interiors. Th...

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Practical home additions

James and Jill phoned me to request help with the design of additions to their home in Creighto...

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Scottish-style, double-storey home

A family in Botswana asked me to design them a Scottish-style, double-storey home. The living a...

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A large home in Zimbabwe

Kumbirai had a request for a four-bedroom home in Zimbabwe to be built on a farm. Here is the s...

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Zulu-style tourist cottages

I am in the final stages of refining a large project comprising tourist cottages, as well as we...

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A traditional three-bedroom double-storey home in KZN

Dear Jonno, I buy the Farmer’s Weekly regularly and have noted your designs for double-storey...

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A unique ‘glass house’ design

Christine and her husband want to build a three-bedroom home on one level, with open-plan livin...

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Island property in the Zambezi River

I saw your ‘tented getaway for campers’ concept in the issue of 2 September, and am looki...

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A two-bedroom Quaker barn-style home

We would really like your help. We plan to semi-retire in the Eastern Cape on the coast. We hav...

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Retirement home renovations

I received a request from Peter, who wanted me to design a retirement home for him in Howick, i...

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Building units to let

Some time ago, Michael from the Midlands Meander in KwaZulu-Natal between Mooi River and Howick...

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How to build a period corrugated iron house

Dear Jonno We want to build a period corrugated iron house on our farm, more or less according ...

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SA celebrates first National Rooibos day

Clanwilliam, referred to by some locals as the ‘Rooibos Capital of the World’, will host Sou...