Winner: Most Beautiful Object in South Africa 2015

WORDS Lindi Brownell Meiring IMAGES Jan Ras


The votes from Design Indaba Expo 2015 are in! The Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) is Kirstenbosch’s popular canopy walkway, aka the Boomslang.

Designed by architect Mark Thomas and engineer Henry Fagan, this 130m-long treetop walkway is a favourite experience for locals and tourists alike.

As winners of MBOISA 2015, Thomas and Fagan win a 6sqm stand at the 2016 Design Indaba Expo.

Click here to find out more about the beloved Boomslang and view the rest of the MBOISA nominees here.