Camps Bay Residence / Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Style and design
Text description furnished by the architects. This residence in Camp’s Bay is characterized by a steep slope from avenue level in direction of the Atlantic Ocean in the west with solar glare, has a backdrop from Lion’s Head to The Twelve Apostles, publicity to harsh South-Jap winds.
The setting up responds to the streetscape with two tales. The setting up is set back again from the road in buy to maintain present mature trees, which are section of the proven backyard garden and act as focal factors. Making mass is expressed in simplified strong types and pure geometric styles, and vertically organized in a tripartite stacking diagram:
- A purely natural stone plinth grows out of the internet site slope and connects with the lower back garden. It accommodates the guest suite, relatives bedrooms, television lounge and coated patio.
- The middle stage engages with the road entrance and is the social nucleus of the residence. Sliding doorways allow for out of doors and indoor residing areas to mix. The elevation higher than the slope of the internet site affords sea and Twelve Apostle views. An enjoyment terrace with timber pergola is projected into the see.
- A to start with-floor hovering dice two fronts are open to views both aspect, and two sides predominantly saved stable to find the money for privateness from neighbours. It is a container for the parent’s zone bedroom and private lounge (with sea views), and study and lavatory-dressing suite (with views of Lion’s Head).
An atrium is carved out of the two top rated ranges and organises the progression of areas. The expertise of light along the route performs an essential purpose a curved gentle scoop roof reflects southern mild into the atrium, making certain a dazzling inside.
Climatic control and privateness are offered with a pivoting adjustable display screen on the avenue facet, sliding shutters to control western publicity, and pergolas to provide shade. Creating mass is organized to shelter the internal and exterior areas from the South Easter. Shutter detailing, with splays lower into the timber, explored the patterned filtering of light-weight as a design and style option.