Menu

HOUSE WOOD


House Wood was designed for a small plot in Schonenburg estate in Somerset West, Cape Town. A nearby road required the privacy afforded by a small courtyard that the architect designed as the central feature of the design. The house has a double volume stairwell with a balcony feature.

BACK TO CAPE VERNACULAR>>

CAPE VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE - HOUSE WOOD

Beverley Hui architects designed this modern house to have a strong symmetrical facade. The straight gable is the focal point of the front elevation.
Read more about this modern house...

CAPE VERNACULAR ARCHITECT DESIGN - HOUSE WOOD

The architect designed the home in a modern style adapted from the Cape Dutch style. The gables are straight whereas the old Cape Dutch gables are curvilinear.

CAPE VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE - HOUSE WOOD

The architect designed double volume interiors for the bedroom adding to the modern spacious feeling of the house.