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Restio River House / SAOTA

Perched on the banks of the Buffels River, close to its mouth in Pringle Bay - a small coastal town less than 100km from Cape Town, South Africa - this house has an easy living permanence that shakes off the salty winds and lets in the sun and the natural beauty of the surrounding indigenous vegetation and mountain valley.

© Adam Letch

Architects: SAOTA

Location: Pringle Bay, South Africa

Architects In Charge: Philip Olmesdahl, Riaz Ebrahim, Nasreen Larney & Werner Lotz

Consulting Engineers: Moroff & Kühne

Interior Designer: ARRCC and Home Owner

Area: 300.0 m2

Project Year: 2015

Photographs: Adam Letch

© Adam Letch
Text description provided by the architects. Perched on the banks of the Buffels River, close to its mouth in Pringle Bay - a small coastal town less than 100km from Cape Town, South Africa - this house has an easy living permanence that shakes off the salty winds and lets in the sun and the natural beauty of the surrounding indigenous vegetation and mountain valley.

© Adam Letch

The architecture is clean and robust. It has a gravitas to it. The materials are hard wearing and resistant to the tough coastal climate and its winds that periodically sweep the bay.  The planning of this SAOTA-designed family holiday home is nuanced and sophisticated, built to fully grasp the daily rituals of holiday living.

© Adam Letch

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