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First Crescent is a luxurious mansion by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects. The main features of this light and modern villa are seven bedrooms, two terraces (covered and open), the linear layout and limited palette of materials. So the house is embodiment of minimalist design, but looks great. Many of the walls are replaced by glass that provides natural lighting and breathtaking views of Lions Head, Camps Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. What could be better? During the night, a modern lighting system underline the homes contemporary design making it even more interesting. Located in Campus Bay, South Africa, Frescent Crescent is rented out and available for $ 1,500 – $ 5,000 per day, depending on the season.
When planning this house Andrew Maynard had an objective of creating a contemporary compact house on a limited site in the dense Melbourne’s block. He accomplished the mission brilliantly by designing a very simple and good looking structure basing on the existing walls. These boundary walls were there for many years which is why they are so massive and tall – two of those walls are at the same time house walls. Nowadays it’s forbidden to build such a high fence. The facade of the house is of glass and decorated by wide aluminum plates that are actually the unique feature of this building and give some additional privacy and shade. The little patio is planned very efficiently and has a small swimming pool (or is it Jacuzzi?). Inside of the house is a big hall, and only one actually, with a terrace. It looks quite extraordinary and contributes to the house’s uniqueness.
Bruce Stafford Architects is a Sydney based studio working on both architecture and interior design. And you know what? They do that extremely well. All of their houses are large luxury ones and it’s surprising how different and unique yet equally breathtaking they are. Many of this studio’s designs are influenced by Asian culture and that can be notice in both the furniture and architecture – like that overhanging roof on the last picture. Look at those open-air living areas with swimming pools – how cool is that? Visit their web site here to check out their other projects.