By Trisha Harinath, Project Consultant Lorna Ioakim, Property Coordinator Marlize Du Rand, Photographer Nic Baleta

‘Japanese simplicity without ever being themed” is how this owner describes his home, which he redesigned four times before the very first brick was finally laid. “My wife and I have travelled extensively to Asia and Southeast Asia, and these travels heavily influenced our view on architecture and design.

“The home was designed to float and is my modern interpretation of the Japanese Machiya.

To see more of this beautiful home, buy the February 2021 issue of SA Home Owner – on shelf now!