Freunde von Freunden — Gwen & Gawie Fagan — Architects, House, Camps Bay, Cape Town — http://www.freundevonfreunden.com/interviews/gwen-gawie-fagan/

Living Where The Mountains Meet The Sea: Gwen & Gawie Fagan

TOUCH questa immagine: Gwen about the hanging chair she is sitting in: “My mothe... by FvF

Living Where The Mountains Meet The Sea: Gwen & Gawie Fagan

DNA Photographers, Desmond Louw and Antonia Heil, released a photo essay on the celebrated Gawie and Gwen Fagan behind Gabriël Fagan Architects.

Where the Mountains Meet the Sea: Gwen and Gawie Fagan on creating their dream house — Freunde von Freunden

Where the mountains meet the sea: Gwen and Gawie Fagan on creating their dream house — Freunde von Freunden

Fagan House, Gawie Fagan. Cape Town, 1965. Via @modernister on Instagram.

On Thursday 27 March at OH Architecture will be hosting a tour of the house "Die Es" (the hearth), the family home that Gwen and Gabriel Fagan built in and still a relevant and arresting example of vernacular architecture.

Figure 4 - Die Es, Gawrie Fagan, Cape Town, South Africa (1960s). Photograph courtesy of Gabriel Fagan

Figure 4 - Die Es, Gawrie Fagan, Cape Town, South Africa Photograph courtesy of Gabriel Fagan

In part one of Memory in Architecture, we look at how Gawie Fagan epitomises ‘strange familiarity’ in two of his iconic houses: Die Es and Raynham.

gabriel gawie fagan / home of the architect, camp's bay

Die Es - fireplace - Gawie Fagan © Au

Die Es - fireplace - Gawie Fagan © Au

Freunde von Freunden — Gwen & Gawie Fagan — Architects, House, Camps Bay, Cape Town — http://www.freundevonfreunden.com/interviews/gwen-gawie-fagan/

Living Where The Mountains Meet The Sea: Gwen & Gawie Fagan

Freunde von Freunden — Gwen & Gawie Fagan — Architects, House, Camps Bay, Cape Town — http://www.freundevonfreunden.com/interviews/gwen-gawie-fagan/

gabriel gawie fagan / home of the architect, camp's bay

gabriel gawie fagan / home of the architect, camp's bay

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