Mixing raw materials, lush foliage and clever design, this Cape Town abode packs a powerful punch
Neil Roake’s Bakoven property in Cape Town is home to two abodes, making architect Willem Bosch’s giant privacy screen with opaque glass panelling an essential element of the design. In the Japanese courtyard, water from the eco pool – designed by architect Jason Muller and installed by EcoPools – is filtered into the ve
This Cape Town bungalow on a narrow plot was transformed into a spacious three-bedroom abode
Set on the slopes of Signal Hill, the house was expanded vertically and makes clever use of layered spaces that gradually retreat from the street. The views are maximised and at the same time, a sense of privacy is achieved.
When Joshin Raghubar purchased this 291m² Green Point property in 2011, he was instantly smitten with its prime position and ocean and city views. ‘I love the area and the fact that the gym, local outdoor pool, Sea Point promenade and my favourite neighbourhood deli are all within walking distance,’ says Joshin, who owns digital marketing businesses with offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg. ‘