* Residential Architecture: Victoria 73 House by SAOTA and Antoni Associates
Posted by the editors on Sunday, 15 July 2012
Residential Architecture: Victoria 73 House by SAOTA and Antoni Associates: “..SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects) and Antoni Associates designed the Victoria 73 house for a family in Cape Town, South Africa..The property had an existing house, which completely under-utilized the site’s fantastic characteristics. The brief called for a dynamic response to capitalise on the site, creating an environment where the young family could enjoy an outdoor lifestyle offered by the site. This outdoor area is protected from the prevailing winds, and enjoys views of the sea, and more immediate views of large boulders to the South. The clients were eager to utilise every possible area of the site, yet ensure that they maintained privacy in this dense part of Bantry Bay, where sites are fairly small and owners typically maximise their allowable building envelopes..” Lovely seaside views, expansive glazing, abundant natural light; interesting exterior details, interior volumes and materials; indoor / outdoor sensibility; chic and luxurious interior and exterior furnishings..
See our post on another home by SAOTA and Antoni Associates: Residential Architecture: La Lucia House by SAOTA and Antoni Associates.
image: courtesy of SAOTA and Antoni Associates; article: Contemporist