FAMILY HOME 

CONSTANTIA, SA

Scope of Build: A ground-up new-build house for a couple with contemporary tastes, who like to host parties inside and out.

Outcome: A home reminiscent of - and as spacious as - a converted barn, aiming windows at key views of a protected wetland to the south of the site. When the living and dining room windows are open, the spaces become one with the external courtyard and swimming pool - the result is a sunny, private entertainment space.

Cost: £360,000 equivalent (including fees)

Cost per m²: £1,150

Design Time: 6 months

Build Time: 10 months

Collaborating Architect: Ampersand Architects

Contractor: WP Ryan Builders CC

Structural Engineer: Gadomski Consulting Engineers

Photography: Bryan Viljoen