House van den Aardweg

 

 

Pretoria

Project Description

Situated close to the Pretoria University, the owner of an existing 1950’s house, wanted to convert the house into student accommodation. Keeping the majority of the existing house intact, we layered the facades to create a modern contemporary residence. This was achieved by lightweight screens and changes to the fenestrations.

Due to the need for security and privacy the property had to be enclosed. We chose not to do a conventional boundary wall but rather a wall punctured with steel elements, namely access gates and post boxes. All the material of the wall, indicative of the material used to modernise the house.

 

Project details

Date of completion: 2010