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.
The house itself is comprised of three one-story wedge-shaped concrete volumes that serve as the carport living area and the private sleeping quarters. Spread across the main floor of the living volume contains the studio family room kitchen dining room living space home office and master suite while an additional level below it features the guest rooms and a home gym.
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.
make up the core of the revitalized house along with the new top-level addition that doubled the overall living space of the home. Using these prefab walls allowed the architects to easily solve many spatial and structural conundrums that the project faced.
Surrounded by natural oak and eucalyptus trees and set on a secluded 10-acre lot in this elegant contemporary home by Shubin + Donaldson brings together a multitude of different textures to shape a truly mesmerizing setting.