Head Road Glamour

Set on the Fresnaye slopes of Lion’s Head, the house has a strong visible presence as one approaches along Ocean View Drive. Powerful organic shapes and strong rock formations dominate. The feeling of the mountain shapes and the curve of the coastline were part of the inspiration for the shapes of the house. The existing house had to be reworked to synthesize and harmonise its shapes.
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Custom glass balustrade inspired by the natural slope of the site.

Custom glass balustrade inspired by the natural slope of the site.

Powerful organic shapes and strong rock formations dominate.

Powerful organic shapes and strong rock formations dominate.

The faceted mirror in the round room creates a sense of illusion and pleasant confusion. It creates a relaxed and dreamy mood in the space

The faceted mirror in the round room creates a sense of illusion and pleasant confusion. It creates a relaxed and dreamy mood in the space

The original house did not have any direct link with the mountain and the opportunity to have these special views as well as access from Head Road created the case for re-modeling the entire entrance.

The original house did not have any direct link with the mountain and the opportunity to have these special views as well as access from Head Road created the case for re-modeling the entire entrance.

The existing house had to be reworked to synthesize and harmonize its shapes.

The existing house had to be reworked to synthesize and harmonize its shapes.

The bathroom is cladded in black and glass mirror. The client loved the idea of over scale red lilies to contrast the black walls.

The bathroom is cladded in black and glass mirror. The client loved the idea of over scale red lilies to contrast the black walls.

This living area is a seamless structure with limited slender supports and wide glass sliding doors, completely integrating it with the outstanding views. When the doors are open the boundary between the inside and outside disappears.

This living area is a seamless structure with limited slender supports and wide glass sliding doors, completely integrating it with the outstanding views. When the doors are open the boundary between the inside and outside disappears.

The Penthouse living area has proven to be very successful. It is a space that the clients particularly enjoy.

The Penthouse living area has proven to be very successful. It is a space that the clients particularly enjoy.

A special custom designed hanger was made for pots to show off the main inspiration.

A special custom designed hanger was made for pots to show off the main inspiration.


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Powerful organic shapes and strong rock formations dominate.

Powerful organic shapes and strong rock formations dominate.

The original house did not have any direct link with the mountain and the opportunity to have these special views as well as access from Head Road created the case for re-modeling the entire entrance.

The original house did not have any direct link with the mountain and the opportunity to have these special views as well as access from Head Road created the case for re-modeling the entire entrance.

The existing house had to be reworked to synthesize and harmonize its shapes.

The existing house had to be reworked to synthesize and harmonize its shapes.

The glazed feature double volume entry space with its magnificent spiral staircase has elevated the house to the spectacular.

The glazed feature double volume entry space with its magnificent spiral staircase has elevated the house to the spectacular.

This enabled the new Penthouse and indeed the rest of the house to open up to the mountain and its spectacular views.

This enabled the new Penthouse and indeed the rest of the house to open up to the mountain and its spectacular views.

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