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OVD 919 – NEW HOUSE in Cape Town, South Africa by SAOTA

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Article source: SAOTA 

The Brief was to create a spectacular home which encapsulated the expansive 360 degree mountain and sea views.  Though views out were paramount this needed to be carefully balanced with the required privacy from within.  The living areas were to be open plan – enhancing everyday life.  “The architecture needed focus on creating a contemporary, uncluttered and sculptural building,” said Tamaryn Fourie, senior associate and project team member.

The site is excellently positioned on the mountain ridge below Lions Head with views of Robben Island to the North and Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles to the South.

Image Courtesy © Adam Letch

Image Courtesy © Adam Letch

  • Architects: SAOTA
  • Project: OVD 919 – NEW HOUSE
  • Location: Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Photography: Adam Letch
  • Project Team: Philip Olmesdahl, Tamaryn Fourie & Joe Schützer-Weissmann
  • Interior Designer: Studio Parkington Design Consult
  • Site Area: 2879m²
  • Built Area: 979m²
  • Completion Date: 2014

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OVD 919 in Cape Town, South Africa by SAOTA

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Article source: SAOTA 

Brief:

The Brief was to create a spectacular home which encapsulated the expansive 360 degree mountain and sea views.  Though views out were paramount this needed to be carefully balanced with the required privacy from within.  The living areas were to be open plan – enhancing everyday life.  “The architecture needed focus on creating a contemporary, uncluttered and sculptural building,” said Tamaryn Fourie, senior associate and project team member.

Image Courtesy © Adam Letch

Image Courtesy © Adam Letch

  • Architects: SAOTA 
  • Project: OVD 919
  • Location: Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa 
  • Photography: Adam Letch
  • Project Team: Philip Olmesdahl, Tamaryn Fourie & Joe Schützer-Weissmann
  • Interior Designer: Studio Parkington Design Consult
  • Completion Date: 2014

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Fresnel Trimaran Yacht in Cape Town, South Africa by Margot Krasojevic

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Article source: Margot Krasojevic

The design for a solar powered, perpetual motion, hydrofoil Trimaran yacht, commisioned by HoldenManz wine estate, Cape Town.

The Fresnel Trimaran has a folding wingsail for a better lift to drag ratio, the sail’s frame is a built up mechanical structure similar to an airplane wing constructed from carbon fibre with a retractable Kevlar sail covered in aero-nautical film. The sail rotates around the mast and has a series of motorised creases which catch the wind, the wingsail is actuated by motors that control these movements using solar cells and wind energy.

Image Courtesy © Margot Krasojevic

Image Courtesy © Margot Krasojevic

  • Architects: Margot Krasojevic
  • Project: Fresnel Trimaran Yacht
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa

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CLIFTON 2A in Cape Town, South Africa by SAOTA

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Article source: SAOTA

A flexible contemporary family residence on a spectacular but challenging site.

“The owners brief was to design a flexible contemporary family residence. The site was spectacular requiring a design that could respond to a challenging slopped corner site and its aspects” says Thaabe Ramabina of SAOTA.

Image Courtesy © Adam Letch

Image Courtesy © Adam Letch

  • Architects: SAOTA
  • Project: CLIFTON 2A
  • Location: Clifton, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Photography: Adam Letch
  • Project Team:  Philip Olmesdahl, Tamaryn Fourie & Thaabe Ramabina
  • Interior Design: Janine Lazard Interiors
  • Completion Date: 2014
  • Site Area: 1120m²

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FIRTH 114802 in Cape Town, South Africa by Three14 Architects

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Article source: Three14 Architects

Designed for a young family in the suburban area of Rondebosch, Cape Town, this house sits on an elongated site with views towards Devil’s Peak and The Back Table, which is the south-eastern edge of the iconic Table Mountain. The client’s brief called for a contemporary, open plan home that provides a relaxed lifestyle and takes advantage of the site and its views.

Image Courtesy © Adam Letch

Image Courtesy © Adam Letch

  • Architects: Three14 Architects
  • Project: FIRTH 114802
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Photography: Adam Letch
  • Project Team: Kim Benatar, Sian Fisher, Miles Appelgryn
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Area: 340sqm
  • Year: 2014
  • Contractor: Base Projects

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Melkbos in Melkbosstrand, Cape Town, South Africa by SAOTA

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Article source: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects

This family home, created by SAOTA -Stefan AntoniOlmesdahl Truen Architects is located approximately 30km from Cape Town along the idyllic but also extremely harsh West Coast.

The form and siting of the house is strongly orientated around views. On entering the house, the focus turns completely to the sea facing side of the home, which opens up and embraces the landscape of the West Coast.

Image Courtesy © SAOTA

  • Architects: SAOTA
  • Project: Melkbos
  • Location: Melkbosstrand, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Photography: SAOTA
  • Project Team: Stefan Antoni, Philip Olmesdahl & Francois Geldenhuys
  • Interior Design: Client
  • Completion Date: 2001

Kloof151 in Cape Town, South Africa by SAOTA

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Article source: SAOTA

The client’s brief was for a family home with a guest and a ‘work-from-home’ wing spread over two levels. The home was not only to enjoy the dramatic views of the Clifton beaches, but also to engage with the natural fynbos on the slopes of Lion’s Head to the North.

Image Courtesy © SAOTA

  • Architects: SAOTA
  • Project: Kloof151
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Photography: SAOTA
  • Project Team: Philip Olmesdahl, Stefan Antoni & Johann van der Vyver
  • Interior Design: Mark Rielly & Ashleigh Gilmour
  • Completion Date: 2010

Clifton Beach in Cape Town, South Africa by ANTONI ASSOCIATES

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Article source: ANTONI ASSOCIATES

ANTONI ASSOCIATES’, the Interior Design and Décor division of the iconic architectural firm SAOTA, latest project combines elegance, luxury and sophistication in a beach front property located along one of the pristine white beaches of Cape Town.

Image Courtesy © Adam Letch

  • Architects: ANTONI ASSOCIATES
  • Project: Clifton Beach
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Photography: Adam Letch
  • Interior Architecture: ANTONI ASSOCIATES
  • Project Team: Mark Rielly
  • Interior Decor: ANTONI ASSOCIATES
  • Project Team: Mark Rielly & Vanessa Cannon
  • Completion Date: 2010

Head Road 1815 in Fresnaye, Cape Town, South Africa by SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Article source: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects

The clients, a young couple, wanted a dynamic and striking home, primarily for themselves, with guest accommodation separated from their own living areas. The property views towards the north and west over Fresnaye as well as at the rear of the site. The site falls very steeply and due to the high elevation of the road and the restrictions on the building form, the house is raised above the property on high columns.

Image Courtesy © SAOTA

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Pearl Valley 276 in Cape Town by SAOTA

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Article source: SAOTA

A young family re-locating to the Western Cape was looking to change from city living to a more relaxed country lifestyle in which to bring up their young family and settled for the exclusive Pearl Valley Golf Estate located near Paarl, just 30 minutes away from the Mother City of Cape Town.

Image Courtesy © Adam Letch 

  • Architects: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
  • Project: Pearl Valley 276
  • Location: Paarl, Cape Town
  • Photography: Adam Letch
  • Project Team: Mark Rielly, Jon Case & Sarika Jacobs
  • Main Furniture Supplier: OKHA Interiors
  • Completion Date: 2011
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