An artistic collaboration between Studio Seilern Architects and Muzia Sforza, completed their first African project: A house on a rock. The 1’500sm building is situated atop a granite rock overlooking a large man-made dam, for the extensive surrounding farmland. The area is, to say the least, breathtaking and awe-inspiring which is matched by the sublime and robust architecture.
Designed for a musician she required a place to relax and compose/record her music. The views and the drama of the granite cliff plunging into the dam were the inspiration for the concept, where oversized cantilevered roofs and extensive terraces frame the views and shelter from the vertical African sun.
Climbing flowering creepers are envisioned to cover the whole canopy, softening greening the steel weave which allow the home to blend with local terrain. I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been a little partial to a house on a rock. #housegoals