This South African House Has A Vertically Slatted Box That Hovers Over A Terrace

Architecture firm SAOTA, has designed a new and modern house in Cape Town, South Africa, that has views of the Atlantic Ocean. #ModernArchitecture #ModernHouse

Photography by Adam Letch

 

Architecture firm SAOTA, has designed a new house in Cape Town, South Africa, that has views of the Atlantic Ocean.

 

The facade of the house showcases a gabion-walled exterior and a vertically slatted box that hovers over a terrace.

The facade of this modern house showcases a gabion-walled exterior and a vertically slatted box that hovers over a terrace. #Gabion #ModernArchitecture #ModernHouse

Photography by Adam Letch

Inside, there’s an living room with a large couch that looks out directly towards the ocean.


This modern living room has a large couch perfectly positioned to take advantage of the ocean views. #LivingRoom #ModernLivingRoom

Photography by Adam Letch

Behind the living room, there’s a large dining area that showcases the concrete ceiling and rough-sawn planks.


This large, modern dining area showcases the concrete ceiling and rough-sawn planks. #DiningRoom #ModernDining

Photography by Adam Letch

A secondary living room space has large windows, a hanging fireplace, and a view of the wood-clad stairs.


This open plan modern interior has a living room with large windows, a hanging fireplace, and a view of the wood-clad stairs. #LivingRoom #Stairs

Photography by Adam Letch

The wood stairs have glass handrails that appear to blend into the background.


These modern wood stairs have glass handrails that appear to blend into the background. #ModernStairs

Photography by Adam Letch

The home also has a bar and lounge area, that’s on the same floor as some of the bedrooms.


This modern house has a casual bar, dining, and lounge area, making it ideal for entertaining. #HomeBar #ModernInteriorDeisgn

Photography by Adam Letch

The bedroom features an ensuite bathroom that’s open to the rest of the bedroom, allowing it to take advantage of the views.


This modern bedroom features an ensuite bathroom that's open to the rest of the bedroom, allowing it to take advantage of the views. #BedroomDesign #ModernBedroom

Photography by Adam Letch

The master bedroom is hidden within the slatted box, providing privacy and delicately filtering light into the room.


The modern master bedroom is hidden within the slatted box, providing privacy and delicately filtering light into the room. #ModernMasterBedroom #BedroomDesign
Photography by Adam Letch

The slatted box was engineered from a durable yet lightweight aluminium, in a finish that mimics the different tones of tree bark, creating a durable solution to Cape Town’s capricious seasons. The screens can be opened or closed to adjust the amount of natural light filtering into the interior.


This modern house has lightweight aluminum screens that can be opened or closed to adjust the amount of natural light filtering into the interior. #PrivacyScreen #Architecture
Photography by Adam Letch

The master suite also has a bathroom with a wall of mirrored wardrobes, a large vanity, and at the end is a walk-in shower, and hidden out of sight is a freestanding bathtub.


This master bathroom has a wall of mirrored wardrobes, a large vanity, and at the end is a walk-in shower, and hidden out of sight is a freestanding bathtub. #MasterBathroom #BathroomDesign

Photography by Adam Letch | Architects: SAOTA | Project Team: Phillippe Fouché, Nilene Slabbert, Mias Claassens & Thabiso Nkoane | Engineers: Jeffares & Green Afrika, De Villiers & Moore | Quantity Surveyor: SBDS | Contractor: Cape Island Construction (CIC) | Interior Designers: Cecile & Boyd | Lighting Consultant: Professional Illumination Design | Landscaping: Nicholas Whitehorn Landscape Design

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