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 idea was to design a sustainable and spacious structure which is made out of a single pallet of material. The wide open living and dining spaces along with the kitchen area the bathrooms laundry a couple of private bedrooms and even a bunkroom complete the quarters.
The most apparent aspect of the estate is the extensive and at times extravagant use of glass which gives the home not just a very transparent look but also helps it bring in the many sights and sounds of the rocky Mediterranean coastline that surround it. With the interiors and the furnishings strictly adhering to a cool white template the house depends on the beautiful natural cove area to give it its unique character and a dash of color and freshness.
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.
Apart from being located pretty much on the golf course lot this 11000 square foot modern home treats you to every form of luxurious comfort that you crave for. One look at the home and it is quite obvious that it sports really spacious interiors with high ceiling and ample space.