Another stunning design by SAOTA Architects - an Ultra-chic seaside home in La Lucia on the North Coast of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. The family beach home has been designed to be sensitive to the landscape and gently nestles between protected milkwood trees. The entrance, flanked by two of the milkwood trees, opens up to a double-volume hallway featuring panoramic views. The ceilings are clad with aligned timber slats, drawing the eye to the distant seascape.
Here is a brief description of the project from the architects, “The ground level can be enjoyed as one continuous space or arranged into more individual and private spaces. All the spaces open up either onto the sea facing pool deck or to the afternoon sun lit garden on the West. The four sea-facing bedrooms are located on the upper level and open onto private individual terraces.
The East sea-facing facade is ‘wrapped’ with a series of bronzed anodized aluminium sliding screens that cocoon the structure entirely or in part. These screens, inspired by the milkwood trees, create the home’s signature. The Interiors by Antoni Associates express simplicity and restraint while making the home comfortable and cozy. Sand-colored polished concrete floors, bleached timber, natural leathers and grey linens, are anchored by soft neutrals and countered with touches of charcoal, teal and azure.”