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private - forest : forest box

  • Location : Ryterplaats Est,Hout Bay
  • Year : 2008/9
  • Client : Private
  • Contractor : Otto Le Roux Construction
  • Project Cost : R 2 300 000

External spaces are just as important as buildings themselves. This project began as an exercise exploring the addition of an out-door entertainment space for an existing house. The project later grew to incorporate a series of additions to the house and eventually grew to include the addition of a "forest box". This is an outbuilding that functions as a home work studio for the owner. The box itself frames a huge picture window focused on the magnificent mountain outlook.