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Evolution Architects' Principal Raewyn Hayhoe served on the design review committees for both Simbithi Eco Estate and Kindlewood Estate. She was appointed lead architect for Simbithi in 2005, setting the design guidelines for the entire estate while completing 7 major projects. This experience has uniquely qualified the practice for future estate projects.

Simbithi Eco Estate, Chaka’s Rock

Lead Architect: Raewyn Hayhoe

Client: SEEHOA  |  Completion date: 2004 - 2008

The architecture of Simbithi Eco Estate responds to its environment. The use of timbers and natural stone is offset by glazed and stainless steel elements. It is a contemporary interpretation of the local farm style with simple, elegant and uncluttered detailing, clean lines and dominant roof forms.

2004 - 2007 Gatehouse 1 to 6 and Beach Gate House

2006 Main Administrative Building

2006 Heron Dam Club House

2004 - 2010 Community Centres 1, 2 and 3

2006 Equestrian Centre 

2007 Estate Maintenance Area

2008 Stables

In addition to these buildings the team have completed many luxury individual homes on Simbithi as well as many other estates.


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Homes are deeply personal spaces, which is why we approach every home design from the unique perspective of our clients; designed according to their individual desires and dreams. We handle all residential projects from small alterations to large scale homes and developments.