When masterminding the transformation of a 75-year-old cottage into this contemporary three bedroom colonial home, Jo’burg-based architect Hugo Hamity aimed not only to retain the property’s period features, but also the soul of the original spaces. While he’s extended the house to the furthest extent allowed on the suburban stand, his clever use of space ensures it has a light and airy feel, with an interesting view glimpsed from every window.
AT A GLANCE
Architect: Hugo Hamity of Hugo Hamity Architects.
Client: A suburban family.
Client Brief: To transform a 75-year-old cottage into a home that not only retains the property’s period features, but also the soul of the original spaces.
House: A contemporary three-bedroom home.