A stylish solution for homes that need protection without compromising on views
When the MacMillans were given the opportunity to include American Shutters in their home in Kalk Bay in Cape Town, they jumped at the chance. ‘We have always loved the look of American Shutters and the quality is outstanding. The overall clean design of the shutters has worked exceptionally well and added immense value t
We spoke to Gawie and Gwen Fagan about the iconic family home they built more than 50 years ago
Architect Gawie Fagan and his wife Gwen built ‘Die Es’ in Camps Bay back in 1965 and, after more than 50 years, it remains one of the area’s most beautiful abodes.
If we had to make a list of the most recognisable homes in the Cape, ‘Die Es’ would surely be one of them. With its distinct wave-like roof, the house is a meeting of two worlds: highly conceptual design and practical everyday use. Architect Gawie Fagan and his wife Gwen built it in Camps Bay back in 1965 and, after more than 50 years, it remains one of the area’s most beautiful residences. We met up with the couple to talk