Living Space, Renovations

Southern Right

Styling Retha Erichsen Photographs Micky Hoyle Original text Kim Chaloner When June 2010 Where Somerset West, Western Cape What A renovated home… Renovation project managers Evi and Jochem Elsner transformed a flat-roofed, face-brick box into a polished yet unpretentious home. Determined to avoid a simple replica, they researched the nuances of the historic style and commissioned the sculpting of the facade’s gentle curves, abolished the dark, squirrely interior, and lifted the ceiling and roof to achieve space and tranquillity – to the delight of its Swedish owners. Who Eva and Göran Frick By Evi and Jochem Elsner, Home Concept,

‘This is our real home. We love the calm atmosphere … we wouldn't change it for anything’ - Eva and Göran Frick