Fresnaye 1

This project posed a specific design challenge inherent in the brief. The original property consisted of an existing house that had been incrementally extended over time to meet the former owner’s changing needs. The result was that while the original homestead remained visible, the extensions were ramshackle and ad hoc. Our clients wanted to add to and/or renovate the home to meet the specific needs of their family, 2 parents and their 3 children. The…

LLANDUDNO 2

Peerutin was approached in 2016 to explore the development potential of an existing house in Llundudno, Cape Town. Initially, the clients requested that we consider alterations to the existing house to meet their brief. It soon became clear that to meet their expectations, total demolition and new build would be the best option. Set low down in Llandudno, the views of the beach and mountains would be best at the higher levels. So, we inverted…

Nigeria 1

Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria 2017 – 2018   This project represented a unique opportunity for us to design a bespoke residence outside of our borders. The site is in the bustling heart of Lagos, Nigeria This home for a prominent young family, needed to balance the varying needs of the owners in terms of functionality. Though a very large home, it can be partially opened and closed when entertaining or when privacy is needed. At ground…

Bishopscourt 1

The unique opportunity to design a house for a large nuclear family in Upper Bishopscourt was offered to us late in late 2014. A young family had acquired a large, vacant property and prepared to build their dream home. The client’s brief called for a vast home to accommodate the family in contained, informal and intimate spaces with separate extended entertainment facilities to accommodate large groups of friends, family and business colleagues. The site is…