Cape Town, South Africa
Seaside Villa is a renovation and alteration project of an existing residential building located on the slopes of Lion’s Head in Bantry Bay.
The client, impressed by a recently completed chapel in the region, showed interest towards an organically shaped roof over this modernized home. The existing roof, a round barrel shape constructed from timber and roof sheeting with high-level clerestory windows, was collapsed together with the entire second floor main living area to make way for the new roof.
The design to follow was a roof of known geometry with a combination of materials and textures that would complement the living areas that it is suspended over