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.
Some of the visibly distinct and fascinating features of the home include the generous use of glass its U-shaped structure that links two separate properties using a common entrance and a cool driveway a refreshing pool that offers a wonderful textural contrast to the surrounding glass and stone flowing an spacious interiors clad in simple neutral shades clean and refined lines simple and minimalist décor and a lighting scheme that brings out the best features of the building.
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.
It is pretty evident that most contemporary home owners are opting for a home office area that allows them to not just work from home but also allows them to bring home work on a few days of their choice. The arrangement is becoming more and more popular as ergonomic and stylish home office areas are now more common than ever before.
And because we mentioned the green aspect of the home you should know that — according to its designer — the house A great example of how you should care about every detail of sustainability and a bohemian lifestyle at the same time. Don’t you think?