greg wright architects: house VK1 greg wright architects: house VK1
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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