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Buitenverwachting in Constantia, which loosely translated means "beyond expectations".

Buitenverwachting in Constantia, which loosely translated means "beyond expectations".

Drawing of Cape gables, depicting CAPE-DUTCH: Cape Town early 18th century Cape 1756 (Curvilinear (Cook)), Amsterdam c.1700, Mamre, Elsenburg 1761 (Concavo-convex (Cook)), Morgenster stable 1779, Spier 1778 (Baroque (Cook)), Amsterdam late 17th century, Nooitgedacht 1774, Ida's Valley 1787. CAPE-FLEMISH: Amsterdam c.1750, c.1650, La Provence 1815, Triangular gable, Jonker's House, Groot Constantia c.1791, Boschendal, Bien Donne 1800, Groot Constantia c.1791, Uitkyk (Paarl) 1820, La Motte…

Drawing of Cape gables, depicting CAPE-DUTCH: Cape Town early 18th century Cape 1756 (Curvilinear (Cook)), Amsterdam c.1700, Mamre, Elsenburg 1761 (Concavo-convex (Cook)), Morgenster stable 1779, Spier 1778 (Baroque (Cook)), Amsterdam late 17th century, Nooitgedacht 1774, Ida's Valley 1787. CAPE-FLEMISH: Amsterdam c.1750, c.1650, La Provence 1815, Triangular gable, Jonker's House, Groot Constantia c.1791, Boschendal, Bien Donne 1800, Groot Constantia c.1791, Uitkyk (Paarl) 1820, La Motte…

CHAP 14: I accidentaly stumbed on this picture on Pinterest trying to find something different but this Cape Dutch architecture is one in a million!! I just love everything about it; the symmetry, and the parapet gabled roof.

CHAP 14: I accidentaly stumbed on this picture on Pinterest trying to find something different but this Cape Dutch architecture is one in a million!! I just love everything about it; the symmetry, and the parapet gabled roof.

This magnificent home, called Constantia, was built in the 1930's. Named after the wine region of Cape Town, South Africa, Constantia arose from the visionary genius of architect, Ambrose Cramer, who designed the pristine estate for his father-in-law, Arthur Meeker, Executive Vice President of Chicago’s Armour meat packing company. Cramer drew inspiration from the Cape Dutch homes that populated the southernmost tip of the African continent. The Meekers believed Santa Barbara and South…

This magnificent home, called Constantia, was built in the 1930's. Named after the wine region of Cape Town, South Africa, Constantia arose from the visionary genius of architect, Ambrose Cramer, who designed the pristine estate for his father-in-law, Arthur Meeker, Executive Vice President of Chicago’s Armour meat packing company. Cramer drew inspiration from the Cape Dutch homes that populated the southernmost tip of the African continent. The Meekers believed Santa Barbara and South…

full length shed dormer with first floor bump out addition, craftsman style on a cape cod

full length shed dormer with first floor bump out addition, craftsman style on a cape cod

One dessert that follows me wherever I go, similar to how I get haunted by red velvet cake, is this one here. Cape Dutch in origin and one of the few Afrikaner foods that wasn’t taken from Ca…

Traditional South Africa Malva pudding

One dessert that follows me wherever I go, similar to how I get haunted by red velvet cake, is this one here. Cape Dutch in origin and one of the few Afrikaner foods that wasn’t taken from Ca…

Modern house plans in a new architecture style that combines cape dutch with cape modern

Modern house plans in a new architecture style that combines cape dutch with cape modern