House Joubert Road - Green Point

House Joubert Road was a project close to the hearts of directors Henk and Riaan Marais as this was a new house for their brother, Jaco.

The brief was to design a stylish, compact house on a small plot high up the slopes of signal hill in Greenpoint. The house had to be small - around 220m2 yet the brief was that it should not feel small.

The site, a subdivided plot accessed from Joubert Road, benefitted from spectacular views across the green belt of Greenpoint in the foreground and Table Bay as the backdrop.

The house was arranged as a pure two storey rectangle, with the bedrooms and bathrooms forming the base of the house and a large open plan kitchen / dining / living room space above splilling out onto a large covered stoep taking advantage of the expansive views. The house was designed with a floating flat roof to maintain ocean views for the neighbours behind.