he historic neighborhood of Lansdowne Avenue in the suburb of Canada is renowned for houses that bring together a unique and fascinating blend of design styles. Influenced by both and styles which have strong roots in this region of Canada the fabulous pays tribute to the storied architectural past of the region while looking towards the future.
Double glazed windows perfect insulation and a raised wooden platform underneath ensure that the heating and cooling needs of the home are kept to a minimum. Sliding doors and skylights usher in ample natural ventilation and passive heating technology keeps the home warm during winters and pleasant during the summers.
A front and rear pavilion indoor courtyards and open balconies extend the living area outdoors as the panoramic views outside add to the overall appeal of the house. The neutral color scheme and unassuming yet plush decor ensure that the ocean backdrop remains the defining characteristic of the home. Bringing glass steel and concrete together with panache this tranquil getaway is all about the landscape that surrounds it!
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.
This luxurious 4-bedroom and 4-bathroom villa is spread across two different levels and is strategically placed to offer unabated views of the distant sea. A series of private decks and terraces seamlessly extends the living space outdoors while a gorgeous outdoor dining and lounge area tempts you to spend more time outdoors than inside.
The stylish private residence was built around an extensive garden where a giant remains untouched and the focal point is the vast outdoors. Creating a seamless transition between the indoors and the lovely garden and deck space outside the house encourages its residents to spend more time outside than indoors!
To minimize the impact of the building to the site — it’s a hybrid structure made entirely of wood with some steel and very little concrete — the architects also ensured that the house is completely off the grid. Which is why independent sources of heat and electricity were added.