It is indeed impressive that no matter how simple a house looks at first glance, there are certain features that set it apart from other houses.
Well, sometimes the first impression isn’t of Duration, right?
There are times when we get the surprise of our lives when we find there’s something more to it than what you see.
Do you agree?
If you try to apply it to your daily activities and other things in your life, you might say yes. But how about a home? Could that also be correct?
Actually, yes. A very good example is the La Lucia house, designed by the famous SAOTA architecture firm.
What makes the house unique?
At first glance, this house in South Africa is just a simple rectangular house . But if you dig closer you will find that it has a lot of impressive features. One of them are the anodized, bronzed aluminum sliding walls. These are not just decorations. Aside from creating a unique appearance, it can also protect the home from wind, rain, and sun.
Would you like to learn more about this home? Scroll down below for the photos of the house.
Location : South Africa
Designer : SAOTA
Style : Modern
Number of levels : Two-story
Unique feature : The house has anodized, bronzed aluminum sliding walls that give it a unique attraction. It also has an inside-outside connection that will amaze you.
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The designers describe the house as a delicate retreat by the sea on the edge of the water. SAOTA added that the house can enclose itself with its sliding walls. The house offers indoor and outdoor living as well as a garden courtyard and a sheltered garden.
At first glance, the house is just a simple rectangular structure. But there is actually more to it than that. At night you can see the beautiful details of the screen panels as we can see them in the picture.
When inside you can see a double entrance hallway. There is a staircase here that leads to the upper level of the house. There are also oriented wood slat ceilings which make the interior more attractive.
The oriented wood slat ceilings bring the view of the seascape as we can see it in this living room. The interior also features sand-colored polished concrete floors and bleached wood. Natural leather and gray linens are used, anchored by soft neutrals.
The living room has sliding glass walls that can be opened to create an indoor and outdoor living environment create. It is connected to the terrace which has a second living room and dining area. The decorative screens provide shade and give the room an artistic touch.
In the interior, natural tones with a few azure accents are used for the decorative pillows. Note that the interior has an open floor plan that allows homeowners access to all areas of the home. You can also see the large sliding glass wall that separates the indoor and outdoor living and dining areas.
Concrete stairs with glass railings are used in the house. The stairs match the floor throughout the interior. The same wooden slat ceiling is used on the upper floor of the house.
This is the master bedroom which is very spacious! It has a fireplace and a sitting area. Overall, the room has a calm and cozy environment. You can also see the screen areas here. The bedroom has a balcony with a second sitting area.
What we can see here is the bedroom’s balcony. Isn’t that a very relaxing place? It would even be nice to read a book here or have your morning coffee.
The master bathroom has a long vanity and a white freestanding bathtub. From the bathtub you can see the balcony through floor-to-ceiling windows.
From the main bathroom you can see the terrace. These areas are all connected to the master bedroom. Can you imagine how spacious this house is?
Another part of the house that the neighbors are jealous of is the pool area with wooden deck. This is certainly a nice place to relax and unwind! When the decorative partitions are open, you can reveal the outdoor living area not only to the pool and surrounding terrace, but also to the breathtaking view of the sea.
Although There is a lot to discover outdoors in terms of plants and gardens, the homeowners opted for an indoor garden full of lush plants. This is sure to be a beautiful place!
When a guest arrives at the house, they will be greeted by two milkwood trees. There are also floating wooden step platforms and a pergola that lead to the front door of the house.
This house is another great project by SAOTA . If you’re a fan of beautifully designed homes here on Home Design Lover, you’ve surely seen other great work by SAOTA. I could say that I’m definitely a fan of their designs, because in addition to their modern look, they convince with functionality and ease of use! Just like the unique screen panels that were used in this home. Not only is it for decorative purposes, but it has many uses too! Aside from the ones mentioned, can you suggest me any other ways the screen panels could help a home? Or would you consider adding one to your own home?