Open Eclectic Home Features Mix of Colors and Styles

Open Eclectic Home Features Mix of Colors and Styles

Architects: Eftychis Architects
Project: Open Eclectic Home
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Area: 554sqm
Year 2017

The house is defined along an axis which separates the living areas on the south side and the gym and guest bedroom on the north.

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The linear axis is pronounced by a tower-like lobby and ends with a natural filtered eco-pool as the focal point. Concrete and facebrick walls flank the space from which a steel staircase hangs from steel dowels defined by the meandering skylight above.

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The overhanging bedrooms above create covered ,outdoor and shaded spaces below. Large glazed sliding doors and black terrazzo floors throughout expose the interior spaces into a seamless veranda and covered patio which lends itself perfectly to the outdoor lifestyle of South Africa.

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The materials (steel , concrete and facebrick ) remain honest in their form allowing the building to age gracefully in time.

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The sculpted structural concrete pillars and beams and elegant steel pilotis (gestural in their form and function) ,delicately “carry “ the bedrooms above.

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