Greg Wright Architects Have Designed A House For Entertaining

Greg Wright Architects have recently completed a new home in Cape Town, South Africa, that's located at the foot of the mountain and has been designed for entertaining.

Photography by Adam Letch

 

Greg Wright Architects have recently completed a new home in Cape Town, South Africa, that’s located at the foot of the mountain, sits on a slope, and has been designed for entertaining.

 

Greg Wright Architects have recently completed a new home in Cape Town, South Africa, that's located at the foot of the mountain and has been designed for entertaining.

Photography by Adam Letch

Stepping inside, double-height ceilings and windows that wrap around from the wall to the ceiling create a sense of openness and a dramatic entryway.


Stepping inside this modern house, double-height ceilings and windows that wrap around from the wall to the ceiling create a sense of openness and a dramatic entryway.

Photography by Adam Letch

In the living room, there’s a double-sided fireplace with a bright colorful piece of artwork to draw your attention. This also compliments the other brightly colored furnishings in the space.


In this modern living room, there's a double-sided fireplace with a bright colorful piece of artwork to draw your attention. This also compliments the other brightly colored furnishings in the space.

Photography by Adam Letch

The living room opens to a covered outdoor space with a bar area, lounge and a plunge pool.


The living room in this modern house opens out to a covered outdoor space with a bar area, lounge and a plunge pool.

Photography by Adam Letch

Back inside and on the other side of the living room fire place, is the dining room. A long wood dining table with a black base is surrounded by matching chairs. Behind the dining table is a bar with seating.


In this modern dining room, a long wood dining table with a black base is surrounded by matching chairs. Behind the dining table is a bar with seating.

Photography by Adam Letch

Next to the dining table is the kitchen. The wood and black theme of the dining area is used again in the kitchen, with black countertops, black and wood cabinets and a long black island.


The wood and black theme of the dining area is used again in this modern kitchen, with black countertops, black and wood cabinets and a long black island.

Photography by Adam Letch

Off to the side of the kitchen is a small courtyard area with a garden and water feature.


This modern house has a small courtyard with a garden and water feature.

Photography by Adam Letch

Back inside, wood and black metal stairs lead up to the upper floor of the home, while glass railings appear invisible and allow the view of the courtyard to be uninterrupted.


Modern wood and black metal stairs lead up to the upper floor of the home, while glass railings appear invisible and allow the view of the courtyard to be uninterrupted.

Photography by Adam Letch

At the top of the stairs, there’s a landing that overlooks the living room and courtyard below.


At the top of these modern wood stairs, there's a landing that overlooks the living room and courtyard below.

Photography by Adam Letch

In the master bedroom, the bed sits slightly raised on a wood platform, which a grey couch provides a nice spot to relax.


In this modern master bedroom, the bed sits slightly raised on a wood platform, which a grey couch provides a nice spot to relax.

Photography by Adam Letch

In the master bathroom, a long wood floating vanity with dual sinks provides storage, while windows provide water views.


In this modern master bathroom, a long wood floating vanity with dual sinks provides storage, while windows provide water views.

Photography by Adam Letch

Next to the master bedroom is a two-person office. Both the master bedroom and the office have large sliding glass walls and there’s access to a rooftop garden with a couple of chairs.


These rooms have sliding glass walls have large sliding glass walls and there's access to a rooftop garden with a couple of chairs.

Photography by Adam Letch

Underneath the master bedroom is another bedroom on a lower floor. This bedroom opens up to a small private garden.


This modern bedroom opens up to a small private garden.

Photography by Adam Letch

As the home is all about entertaining, there’s also a personal wine cellar, with wooden shelves specifically designed to show off the home owner’s wine collection.


As this modern house is all about entertaining, there's a wine cellar, with wooden shelves specifically designed to show off the home owner's wine collection.

Photography by Adam Letch | Project Team: Greg Wright, Federico Pastor and Suzaan Swart | Structural Engineers: Moroff + Kuhne | Landscape Architect: Room To Grow | Quantity Surveyor: MFS Quantity Surveyors | Consultant: Peacock Design – Samantha Scott | Contractor: PPR Construction

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