This glossy instance of recent structure, by Stephan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects-or SAOTA, embraces the indoor-outside dwelling ethos, with slide away panels and retractable glass doorways to permit nature in and on a regular basis dwelling to stream out; on the flip aspect, this house can shroud itself in it’s delicate sliding panels to softly cocoon it’s inhabitants.

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The dwelling is situated in La Lucia, Durban, which is the most important metropolis within the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, and the third largest metropolis in South Africa; Durban has additionally discovered fame in being the busiest port in South Africa, although this house is an image of peace and serenity itself, located on a seaside retreat proper by the water’s edge.

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The home not solely boasts glowing ocean views, but in addition enjoys trendy surrounding courtyards, a lush protected backyard, and a powerful swimming pool.

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Inside, the décor is stored impartial and lightweight, with plenty of pure wooden adorning the ceilings and composing pillars. The graceful wooden grain continues into the furnishings design too, offering heat within the predominantly pale scheme.

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Along with the retractable doorways, numerous glass has been used all through the inside design to permit mild to movement and mirror, it’s seen as staircase and mezzanine walkway balustrades, and as a up to date wall remedy within the toilet.

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