Designed by Tobias Partners the house was originally built in 1980s and was in urgent need of a fresh modern makeover. Despite the difficult access to the lot and the constraints placed by the existing form of the house the interiors were completely opened up to welcome in gentle ocean breeze and a flood of natural light.
Spread across three different levels a central courtyard that flows into the rear garden and sparkling recessed lighting put the final touches on a South African home where outdoor living takes precedence.
Offering just that but with a hint of originality and contemporary gray panache is the in designed by Steffen Welsch Architects. Inspired by Austrian architect Hermann Czech’s philosophy that sees ‘Architecture as background’ rather than an entity that stands out visually the new family home is all about understated elegance.
Part of a modern Aussie home designed to meet the demands of a family with four kids; the new poolside hangout is draped in plywood giving it a cozy inviting appeal. Its open design allows the pool to become a part of the bunker with modular seating and comfy cushions creating the perfect relaxation and party zone.
A black treehouse sets itself apart with a stunningly elegant exterior that feels sophisticated and contemporary a reflection of the latest dark decor trends. A treehouse with a dynamic design is a modern sanctuary within a peaceful nature. The combination of silvery hues and light wood is a classy choice not to mention the innovative way the staircase is built around the tree!