houses, small spaces

Modern Cape Town Pad

Styling Jeanne Botes; Photographs Greg Cox


For architect couple Greg and Kate Scott, the owners of this perfectly succinct, modern apartment just off the buzzy main drag of Cape Town’s De Waterkant, space – or a lack of it – has never been much of a burning issue.

At a compact 78m2 in total, with the apartment’s sole bedroom and bathroom occupying a neat mezzanine level set above the open-plan living area, it might sound like a squeeze, but for Greg and Kate, committed urbanists who love the convenience of lockup-and-go living and being right in the mix of things, their home is a comfortable fit.

Read the full article in the March 2014 Small Spaces issue of House and Leisure.

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