It is simply spellbinding when you see modern architects and designers pull out all the stops to create lavish homes that incorporate not just a great design but also amazing ergonomics. Glass stone and wood have been pretty much the materials of choice when it comes to creating fabulous contemporary homes that range from the warm and the welcoming to the minimalistic and magical. This astounding and extravagant U-shaped glass house located in Houghton Johannesburg is all about unabated opulence. Designed by SAOTA () along with Antoni Associates this home charms you with its transparent brilliance.
The structure has been designed to naturally blend in with the ambient surroundings and offer those inside a constant visual connectivity with the lovely outdoors. The one large and flowing design of the interior showcases the ample space on offer while the rising and falling roof helps in demarcating space internally. The use of various natural tones of wood clad in Hoop Pine poplar and maple finishes that accentuate the beauty of the home.
A stylish additional with traditional overtones galore! A luxurious home that is sustainable and charming at the same time? It’s hard to find but we have it for you folks. Actually Dallas-based architect Tom Reisenbichler got it for you.
Designed by architect Maya Rosenberg the home employs an extensive (and expensive) yet ergonomic use of glass which ensures that the interiors stay connected with the gorgeous garden the lavish pool and a spacious patio promising for a wonderful evening no matter the season.
The generous use of glass has been attributed to the lush green surroundings and how the clients asked for a design that offers gorgeous views of this natural terrain. The most interesting and appealing aspect of the home though is the stunning spiral staircase at the heart of the structure which just seems to enrich the look of the interiors several fold along with the dazzling chandeliers.