Crafted by Affleck de la Riva architects the semi-detached house is located on a hillside and works around the asymmetric topography of the site to deliver a truly stunning residence filled with elegance and opulence.
Building a house in the suburbs of a busy city like comes with a variety of challenges and the task becomes even trickier when one has to work with limited space. The fascinating by Andrew Burges Architects is nestled on a thin long plot that is flanked by several other houses and a busy street.
Cape Town is an amazing city that is lucky enough to have the majestic Indian Ocean to the South and the vast Atlantic flanking it on the western horizon. Nestled on a lovely secluded strip of land 90 kilometers north of Cape Town is the beautiful that charms you with an inviting open design and grand ocean views that leave you simply spellbound. With a large dune on one side of the house offering ample privacy the rear of this trendy contemporary home opens up towards the beach thanks to the expansive use of sliding glass doors.
Presenting a sleek contemporary appeal from the outset the house paints a beautiful picture as the dark exterior complements the extensive use of glass in a balanced and aesthetic fashion. While the street façade of the house keeps away any prying eyes the backyard opens up to a lavish deck space complete with an outdoor lounge and a refreshing pool right next to it. An extensive garden around the house presents the perfect backdrop for this minimal home that charms with a smart use of diverse textures.
There is absolutely no doubt that mid-century modern design trends have made a grand comeback in the last few years. We have already showcased ways in which you can embrace this revitalized style with modern flair and obviously there is no shortage of decor options that bring in the mid-century modern appeal.
Warm wooden panels exposed concrete walls large sliding glass doors and plush decor ensure that there is ample textural contrast throughout the house. With the distant sea acting as the backdrop the open living area kitchen and dining space are indeed a visual delight!
But this cheerful and glamorous home in designed by Maxime Jacquet takes a chic and playful approach towards the timeless classic. Combining pops of bright orange and yellow with silver grey and chocolate brown the luxurious interior of this fascinating home draws you in instantly.