Category Archives: Interesting

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Venice Biennale

The Venice Biennale started as a large art exhibition that takes place bi-annually in Venice, Italy – It started in 1895 and is still a leading platform for art and design, now, also celebrating architecture, […]

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An Update from the Milan – “Designing is Listening”

Jenny has been in Milan since Monday  (11th of April) The trip is going so well, exploration, inspiration and well… doing as the Italians do…! Jenny says: The main Milan fair is maybe less than 1/10 […]

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JMA Website Facelift

We are very excited and proud to officially launch our renewed website!!! New features include a very user-friendly interface with big, high impact images. Also see a few Behind the Scenes shots and some more details […]

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Milan Furniture Fair

Jenny is attending the Milan Furniture Fair this April – She and Lisa (Bespoke Bathrooms) will be at the forefront of the latest trends and designs and we will be posting all their discoveries on […]

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JMA on the new Habitat cover

Jenny Mills Architects has been featured (and on the cover) in the new Habitat March/April 2016 with our Avenue Fresnaye Villa project. See below a few snippets from the article or click here to see the article on our […]

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LUND Rug Gallery

Jenny Mills attended the LUND Rug Gallery Launch yesterday has been so inspired. Russell (LUND), who has an advertising agency in Johannesburg has developed a love for rugs – and his passion shows!

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Fireplace Design’s Influence on Smarter Living

Brothers Harry and Alex Wӧrz, designers and suppliers of precision Austrian engineered fireplaces in Cape Town and Johannesburg, knows that the future of fireplaces is to combine innovation with both beauty and functionality into modern […]

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3 New Films Showcase 7 Architects Redefining the Role of Women in Architecture

  “I cannot, in whole conscience, recommend architecture as a profession for girls. I know some women who have done well at it, but the obstacles are so great that it takes an exceptional girl […]

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Cape Town’s new arts policy: What’s the verdict?

The City of Cape Town has passed the new Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy…Read more

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New York to Complete First Prefabricated “Micro-Apartments” this Year

  With floor areas clocking in at as little as 260 square feet, My Micro NY housing units by nARCHITECTS are the latest singles-oriented housing option to enter the New York rental market. The modular […]

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First Thursdays – Cape Town

Cape Town’s central city comes alive on the first Thursday of every month, as dozens of art galleries stay open and cultural events go on until late. First Thursdays is an incredible way to experience […]

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Living Under a Rock: Setenil de las Bodegas

The Andalucian town of Setenil de las Bodegas looks like something from the set of a culturally adventurous fantasy film, but cave dwelling is actually common in Andalucia; being so close to the African continental […]

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ArchiBlox Designs World’s First Prefabricated Carbon Positive House

Australian company ArchiBlox has released its design for the world’s first carbon positive prefabricated house. Representing a new movement in ArchiBlox houses, the carbon positive house provides the option for a more environmentally-conscious design…Read more

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Good Hope Centre to become Film Studio

Cape Town – The Good Hope Centre is to become a film studio from July, and will no longer be available to use for community, private, national or international events such as the Cape Malay […]

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Design Indaba Expo 2015

The annual Design Indaba Expo is South Africa’s premier showcase of high-end African design, exhibiting the homegrown wares of all the creative sectors under one roof….Read more

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‘Worst’ hotel in Cape Town to be imploded

  Cape Town – A closed-down hotel in the Cape Town City Business District, the Tulip Hotel and Conference Centre, will be demolished on Sunday, 1 March, to make way for a new development in […]

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Design Indaba Film Fest

Design Indaba Festival 2015 opens with its annual 10-day celebration of creativity in film at The Labia, Cape Town’s oldest independent cinema, from 20 February to 1 March. As always, the film festival promises to […]

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Melting to keep cool

As the afternoon sun streams into a once abandoned warehouse in South Boston, the building’s interior walls begin to melt. It’s no design flaw; embedded within the walls is a thin layer of microencapsulated paraffin […]

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Rooftop?

Man ordered to remove fake mountain villa on top of Chinese Tower a Chinese businessman who built a house covered by an artificial mountain on top of a 26-storey apartment block in Beijing has been […]

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Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans for waterfront relic

Thomas Heatherwick revealed a breathtaking plan at the 2014 design indaba to transform an old grain silo on the Cape Town Waterfront. Most people would probably not even have noticed it – a tired old […]

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