Nicely-appointed, dressed in sophisticated finishes and soaring with sleek cantilevered roofs and angled planes, Albizia Property by Metropole Architects is a contemporary dream home presiding over a single acre in the Simbithi Eco-Estate along South Africa’s Kwa-Zulu-Natal coastline.
The progressive architecture is spectacular, a quite subtle take on the renowned American architect, John Lautner’s futuristic and mod “Googie” architecture. The two-story estate captivates with its wide range of materials of wood, stone, steel and concrete. Surfaces and textures run the gorgeous gamut from smooth cladding to rustic stacked stone and undulating steel. Elevations excite with geometric configurations becoming balconies, terraces and living zones. Interiors unify with the atmosphere, portraying a blurred differentiation among indoor living and outside relaxation.
An wonderful characteristic of these contemporary spaces is the acquired line of internet site. No matter the space, the open strategy connects, enabling all places to be experienced and appreciated all at when, which includes the lawn, gardens and terraces. With several living locations exposed to the extended vistas–a fantastic space, living room and ground floor den, this loved ones property is best for entertaining.
Comfort is crucial right here, even amongst the elevated architectural refinement. Following all, this is a loved ones property so living, lounging and dining locations are not only relaxed, but can accommodate many. The kitchen-great space space is a prime example, with a sleek white island arranged with industrial-style white metal bar stools, sitting underneath a warm wood ceiling. This contrast is so attractive! Built-in LED lighting creates plentiful illumination in this big culinary space, which is generously shared with a casual lounge of wealthy leather sofas and a built-in flat screen television partition.
Something surreal, yet really significantly present, appears in the ground floor den, a space which totally opens to a verdant exterior “green wall.” An elongated glass panel glows an incandescent blue and its requires a moment to understand that this is the pool. Yes certainly, a glazed wall inside the swimming pool which itself extends 82 feet and shares an interior wall with the dwelling. Have you ever?!
An upper level interior hallway is bordered with a frameless glass railing, exposed to complete-volume windows which obtain tilted timber screens. Nearby bedrooms are luscious havens, with soothing colour palettes in white, brown, blue and taupe. A master suite features a spa bathroom, open to the sunken sleeping region, its only division a low-profile wooden partition which is simultaneously the bed’s headboard. Exquisite.
Albizia House is a resplendent, contemporary dream home exhibiting masterful architecture, becoming a year-round retreat for these fortunate adequate to dwell there.