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Stunning home made of local materials in Africa matches its jaw-dropping reservoir views

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 13, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified May 12, 2016

Built for a musician, the 1,500-square-meter home and recording studio are sandwiched between two oversized cantilevered timber roofs that frame views of the landscape and shelter the home from unwanted solar gain. The living areas are enclosed in full-height glass and set back from the granite cliff that plunges dramatically into the reservoir. Locally sourced granite blocks frame the bedrooms and support spaces. A horizontal pool that juts out at the lower level visually ties the artificial reservoir...






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