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Contemporary Thatched Roof Project in Cape Town

In Cape Reed Tribute by Karlin van der Vyver

Cape Reed International embarked on a very special project in Cape Town in honour of our late founding father, Louis van der Vyver. For the longest time Louis had the dream to remodel his private residence in Cape Town. Originally built in the more traditional Cape Dutch building style, Louis envisioned a modern thatched roof villa to reflect the clean …

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Gran Meliá Don Pepe, Marbella

In Comercial, Proyectos by Karlin van der Vyver

El lujoso hotel de 5 estrellas Gran Meliá Don Pepe, situado a los pies de la cordillera de Sierra Blanca, cuenta con nuevas cabañas con cubiertas de junco africano. Convenientemente situado en el borde de la piscina, las palapas aportan sombra a los huéspedes y clientes. Cape Reed también renovó las cabañas del ático de este reconocido establecimiento, en el …

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The Benefits of a Thatched Roof

In Outdoor Inspiration by Louise van Niekerk

Once used as a popular roofing material because of the readily availability of reeds and straw, the many benefits of a thatched roof contribute to make this form of roofing not only one of the oldest in the world, but also one of the best! Radiating a touch of nature, ambiance and undeniable beauty, there’s a distinct stylish charm that …