An outdated residence in Limpopo,South Africa, turned a modern semi-clear trendy residence the house owners might be pleased with. The Aboo Makhado Residence (or House Aboobaker) was designed by Nico van der Meulen Architects. Their activity was to reconstructing an previous residence whereas bearing in mind the extreme warmth and wish for pure mild. Welcoming the inhabitants and visitors with a particular water function on the facade, this South African residence advantages from a 1132 sq. meters plot. The renovation elevated the dwelling floor from 343 sq. meters to 494 sqm.
The vaulted roof with heavy masonry was changed with metal and glass and the areas have been opened to the surface, the place a wrap-round set of water options – together with a swimming pool- got the prospect to supply rest. Here are a couple of phrases from the architects: “Extensive use was made from metal in different types, and enormous expanse of opening glass and double quantity areas, to permit as a lot pure mild in as potential, with solar management to permit solar into the home solely in winter in addition to a light-weight, nicely insulated construction that cools down quick within the night, thereby enhancing the sensation of area whereas creating pure cooling by way of using water options and the pool.”