The homeowners wanted a low-maintenance residence that aged gracefully and had minimal impact on the natural canopy outside. All the stone used for the renovated home came from the existing site while the precast concrete fence panels of the old house were used as stepping stones in the lawn.
Three walls on the stone platform protect those enjoying the sun from the waves created by strong winds while the spectacular pool lends a touch of additional opulence to the one-of-a-kind home. Draped in a limestone that mimics the color the beach the house blends in with the surroundings while standing tall as a
Overlooking the majestic Atlantic ocean the open design of this house and the seemingly unending horizontal plane that defines it draw you in instantly. Crafted to mimic the mythical idea of a a meeting-place for humans and gods the home seems like a seamless edge between the beautiful beach and the Atlantic that stands right in front of it. The elevated horizontal plane is 20 meters long and 36 meters deep and houses two full levels of living space underneath it. Embracing a sleek minimal look without any frills the interior keeps the focus firmly outside.
The result though is an innovative home that borrows from the architectural principles of Mid-Century Modern design to steal the show with its distinct façade and breezy interiors. A cheerful welcomes you into the house that features an ergonomic open-plan living space.
Located in a serene little niche on the historic coast of the cabin is all about once again reconnecting with nature and leading a life without frills and distractions. The interior of the cabin has an area of just 70 square meters and Camille Hermand Architectures made the best use of the available space.
The sophisticated living area with its high ceiling is a perfect example of how to use black indoors while keeping the space airy and inviting. Bright yellow accents spread throughout the residence add some much needed color and a large dining area and stunning contemporary kitchen complement the living space elegantly. The indoor water feature is the central focal point around which every public space in the house revolves and superb furnishings from M Square Lifestyle Design add to the elite aura of this South African home.
Wonderful wooden accents in each room add to the inviting ambiance of the house and exposed steel beams give it that touch of industrial style. Iconic Mid-century modern furnishings like the Eames Lounger perfectly complement the luxurious vibe of the residence while a simple neutral color scheme keeps the focus firmly on the decor additions.