Forest Road Home by Nico van der Meulen Architects | Detached houses

The light-filled unique and eco-friendly home designed by Nico van der Meulen Architects is situated in Inanda, with views of the Sandton skyline to the north. The stand is 1511 sq.m. and the house faces 15° east of north. Upon approaching the home the first view is of the cantilevered porte cochere screen of suspended steel tubes with double sliding garage doors clad in dark limestone to blend with the wall. A steel sculpture by Regardt van der Meulen twirls on a podium next to the front door built of privacy glass. Upon entering the transparency of the house becomes evident with views out over the multi-level hall, lounge, spa and pool to the water feature and the garden beyond, as well as over the double volume family room, dining room, lanai and kitchen. The whole of the living/kitchen/ breakfast area opens totally through the use of frameless concertina doors to the lanai and garden. Although the spa, pool and water feature are three separate bodies of water, the effect cre… continue