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South Villa / ARRCC

Curated by Hana Abdel
Interior Designers : ARRCC
Area : 200 m²
Year : 2019
Photographs : Adam Letch & Niel Vosloo
Manufacturers : AutoDesk, Made, OKHA, 4Ward Design, ACT 3D, Allround Pools, BFH De Jager, OGGIE, Tenebris Lab
Lead Architects : SAOTA
Interior Design : ARRCC, Jon Case, Ryan Olivier, Leigh Daniels
Architecture : Mark Bullivant, Melissa De Freitas
Interior Décor : OKHA , Adam Court, Thomas Hinde
Structural Engineer : JG Afrika
Electrical Engineer : Sutherland Engineers
Project Managers : BFH De Jager
Home Automation : 4Ward Design
Civil Engineer : JG Afrika
Mechanical Engineer : Sutherland Engineers
City : Cape Town
Country : South Africa

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South Villa is a five-story penthouse in the award-winning Clifton Terraces residences on Victoria Street, Cape Town. Its elevated place on the long-lasting Lion’s Head takes in extravagant ocean views and native landmarks equivalent to Desk Mountain and Clifton’s pristine seashores. The building mimics the prevailing contours of the location, sensitively guaranteeing that the views from neighboring websites had been unaffected and even improved. The inside décor and inside architecture, by ARRCC and OKHA, has stylistic connections to the fashion moderne motion of the Artwork Deco interval of the 1920s and 30s.

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Every residence effortlessly binds state-of-the-art applied sciences into the material of its performance and existence with 24/7 safety, providers, and facilities that afford a lock-up-and-go way of life for summer season or all-year-round residing . By means of the seamlessly built-in house automation system, virtually any side of the villa might be remotely managed and personalised, together with the raise, pool and Wi-Fi. “What began out as a traditional inside architecture transient shortly advanced into my ardour mission with a give attention to coupling international design and South African artwork and craftsmanship,” says the worldwide consumer. The consumer felt it was a pure option to work with ARRCC and OKHA on re-imagining South Villa’s inside architecture and interior design respectively. “SAOTA, ARRCC and OKHA are every thought leaders in their very own rights and as a bunch, their abilities and strengths are even additional compounded,” he provides.

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Entering Clifton Terraces by way of its stone-clad reception space, a non-public raise ascends six ranges to the penthouse and opens to a hallway that includes a full panel of Fantasy marble earlier than reaching the personal foyer of the penthouse. Right here, a provocative layering of oak and brass inlay accents, along with charcoal grey ribbed timber skirting converge in a backlit slab of Verde Fume Onice Onyx beneath a hadow skylight and LED-lit partitions.

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Exiting the raise into South Villa, a traditional clad metal mesh door leads right into a double quantity residing space that options heat bronze and glass installations such because the characteristic staircase. ARRCC director Jon Case says, “Classical wall detailing has been given new life with a recent shade pallet introducing moody grays, deep blues and textured inexperienced finishes.” The residing space in flip opens onto a 150 sqm terrace that boasts a raised rectangular heated pool that affords 360-degree, year-round views of Clifton and Desk Mountain.

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ARRCC used a traditional ribbed wall paneling in a wealthy darkish inexperienced in the master suite which, along with wood floors, echo the Cape pines that body the home windows going through Camps Bay. The {custom} mattress with multi-paneled headboard in Oak and French cane, broad, low armchair in wealthy inexperienced velvet and marble-topped timber aspect tables are all custom-made by OKHA. The en-suite grasp toilet, the place French cane bronze mirrors and oak are mixed with wall-to-wall slabs of Bianco Carrara marble, offers a vibrant backdrop to the dramatic and moody main bedroom. SAOTA, ARRCC and OKHA have matched luxurious with maturity and class in a press release that enriches the dialog in regards to the potentialities of up to date design.