RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTS IN CAPE TOWN

Contemporary Homes for Modern Living

Stuart Thompson’s Studio of Architecture delivers contemporary design excellence in residential architecture and interior design.

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Cape Town Architects

Since 2004, we have provided a collaborative design experience aimed at achieving artfully crafted buildings through a personalised and professional design service.

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Environmental Architects

We are dedicated to crafting inventive and environmentally conscious design solutions that honor the South African landscape—both its natural beauty and human-made structures. Rather than replicating established models, our approach draws inspiration from them, melding context and cutting-edge technology to produce architecture that authentically reflects a specific time, place, and culture.

Contemporary Architects

We are advocates for crafting environments that are not only functional and comfortable but also serve as sources of inspiration. Emphasizing the importance of contemporary design extending beyond individual buildings, we believe in shaping urban landscapes that foster positive connections between different spaces, contributing to a cohesive and vibrant urban fabric.

Sustainable design

Our architectural practice in South Africa is firmly committed to the principles and practices of sustainable design and building technology. We strive to minimize the adverse environmental impact of our projects by promoting efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and development space. Our dedication to sustainable design aligns with a vision for a greener and more responsible built environment.

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a bold and square modern house in cape town
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patio view from a modern contemporary home overlooking the sea
a bold contemporary lounge overlooking the ocean
a patio lounge with panoramic views of the ocean

Featured Projects

Fresh thinking approaches to providing affordable and site-specific solutions tailored to the client’s brief.

    Stuart and his team were incredible from start to finish. The design was impeccable and the commitment throughout the project was commendable. It was a fantastic experience working with a team like this. Stuart is incredibly knowledgeable and his experience really shows.

    Candace Marshall-Smith

    Fantastically stress free working with Stu and his team. They nailed the brief, allowed for input and my own creative ideas without ego. Phenomenal design ideas and stuck to the budget. Looking forward to the next project which is already underway.

    Helen Brent

    Stuart was enlisted to design an extensive renovation for my Muizenberg property. I found the service to be professional, creative, friendly and enthusiastic. I can highly recommend Stuart's services.

    Ian Munro

How We’ll Help You Build an Amazing, Modern Home

We work closely with our clients, to refine and build their vision, striving to innovate and to provide excellent results at an affordable cost.

Building a unique, functional, modern space doesn’t need to feel like an uphill battle. Our decade of experience in designing residential contemporary homes in Cape Town has resulted in a streamlined process that simplifies the home building and renovation process.
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About STARC

Since 2004, we have provided a collaborative design experience aimed at achieving artfully crafted buildings through a personalised and professional design service. We work closely with our clients, to refine and build their vision, striving to innovate and to provide excellent results at an affordable cost.

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