Melkbos House By SAOTA

Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA) have developed the Melkbos home located in Cape Town, South Africa.



This loved ones house, developed by SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects is positioned approximately 30km from Cape Town along the idyllic but also incredibly harsh West Coast.

The form and siting of the home is strongly orientated all around views. On coming into the residence, the focus turns totally to the sea dealing with side of the house, which opens up and embraces the landscape of the West Coast.

The street dealing with display wall which mirrors the roughness of the landscape, is separated from the refined and very detailed residing spaces by a skylight which runs the complete length of the house. From this screening component, the house is organized in a linear manner with all rooms facing magnificent sea views. The interior is minimalistic and fully functional. Floor to ceiling cavity sliding glazing let the living places to open up to the landscape.

Light and spacious indoor / outdoor residing areas make this property excellent for people who want to escape the City life. The property has practically taken on the personality of its surroundings and enables 1 to engage with the exquisitely stunning rough and climate-beaten Coast.

Architects: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
Task Group: Stefan Antoni, Philip Olmesdahl & Francois Geldenhuys
Photography: SAOTA

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