greg wright architects: house VK1
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nov 12, 2011
greg wright architects: house VK1


‘house VK1′ by greg wright architects, camps bay, cape town, south africa
image © adam letch

all images courtesy of greg wright architects

‘house VK1′, a single family dwelling by south african practice greg wright architects is situated
between the lion’s head cliffs and the sea in camps bay near cape town, south africa. the common areas
of the house are elevated to provide impressive ocean views. a wall comprised of large sliding glass
doors may be opened entirely to lead to a veranda and pool. inhabitants access the private rooms
of the lower level via cantilevered concrete stairs.

wrapping a central courtyard, natural light permeates the ground floor from above. the material palette
comprised of polished concrete floors, textured concrete, stainless steel with accents of natural grey stone
and glass creates a canvas background for the dynamic activity occurring within.


sliding glass doors open to the terrace
image © adam letch


courtyard brings light into lower levels
image © adam letch



terrace overlooking the ocean

image © adam letch


bedroom with terrace access
image © adam letch


central courtyard
image © adam letch


concrete cantilevered treads
image © adam letch


bathroom
image © adam letch


floor plan / level 0


floor plan / level 1


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