Betty’s Bay Retreat by Sarah Calburn Architects
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Betty’s Bay Retreat by Sarah Calburn Architects

Located in the holiday village of Betty’s Bay, this sea house is a private retreat designed for a Cape Town couple, Jan and Belinda Reuvers.

Stands out from its neighbours, the house has contemporary structure with a vast vertiginous curve glass overlooking the glorious view of wild southern Cape coastline.

Architects: Sarah Calburn Architects
Location: Betty’s Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Photography: Adriaan Louw for House & Leisure

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Inspiration from architect:

…overhanging the sea in Betty’s Bay, this building extends the plane of the land into a constructed promontory, roof planted, intermediate zone totally glazed. The mountain side of the building is carved out in curves that respond to the rising land behind it…


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