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*NOTE: Project designed, managed and completed by Daniel Rebel whilst director at Uys & White


2011 ILASA merit award for design excellence



Medalist (Australia)

Eye of Africa is a residential golf community in Eikenhof, south of Johannesburg, consisting of 3 phases and developed by Medalist (Australia).


Phase 1 of the development and consists of 220 erven, 12 group house erven, 8 parks (6ha) and 10.8ha of park-like road reserves and a Greg Norman-designed championship golf course. Phase 1 of Eye of Africa (excluding the golf course) was developed at a cost of R200 million. The urban design concept was done by V2i – (Australia), but refined by the landscape architects.  


An ILASA merit award of Excellence for design was conferred upon the Eye of Africa.


The landscape design has established the following:


  • An appropriate park system that is sensitive to the environment and that provides to the needs of residents.

  • A landscape and streetscape theme that is inspired by the natural Highveld environment.

  • A landscape that add maximum value to community living whilst at the same time being budget and water conscience. 

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