South Africa flange Rd House wins award
Flange road House in Cape Town, South Africa, and by the Chilean architect Antonio Bubalo , an American Association Awards honorwon landscape architects for home and the development landscape. It is easily installed in the land of the big sky at the foot of table mountain.
Suburbs and sophisticated, South African home page is easy at the intersection of the wild and tamed.
In fact it seems at first glance even that wild cats in the gardens, hiking is threatening the people swim during an evening. But no, it is simply something feline owner – dog research.
You create the proportions and the distribution of the walls and the Windows – including the “picture Windows” with a view to port Cap – a feeling of opening of the exhibition.
A sense of proportion inform interiors, in particular on internship and window sizes.
The Interior rooms are quiet, give the feeling of the jungle tamed around the House. The interiors are by Lucien Rees, based in New York Rees Roberts + partner.
Ground and polished concrete floor acts as a natural thermal regulator and slide glass heat selected for Windows keep interior cool during the South African long suffocating summers. The architect chose the South African laevis wood, a sustainable local materials to integrate.
More sustainable design is the cross ventilation. Reflect cool outside air cool laugh, which passes through the House, warm air in and out of close to the ceiling to open ventilation.