ISSUE 68  |  Africana

Required Reading: The New Safari

April 17, 2013 3:30 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Essential reading for admirers of contemporary African design: “The New Safari” offers a look at landscapes, lodge architecture, and interior designs of more than a dozen safari camps that fuse “high-end architecture with traditional low-tech African craft.”

The New Safari by Mandy Allen is $36.54 from Amazon.

Above: Outdoor seating at the Vumbura Plains Camp in Botswana, designed by Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens.

Above: Details of the interior of Singita Ebony Lodge in Kruger National Park.

Above: An outside camp at the Lion Sands Ivory Lodge.

Above: Sculptural details at the Vumbura Plains Camp in Botswana.

Above: The Outpost Safari Game Lodge in Kruger National Park.