PENTHOUSE LA ROCHELLE

The garden on the roof
2006-2007
Position
Beachfront, Sea Point, Cape Town
Building requirement
New design of the large rooftop patio of the penthouse and construction of an open-air bathroom.  
The house of leisure over the city.
Client
German entrepreneur. Looking for

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self-supporting and characteristic accommodation. To be let out intermittently.  
Solution
The penthouse encompasses the entire top floor; virtually all the rooms have access to a shared patio with extensive views, over the ocean and the rooftops of the city. Development of the outside spaces with diverse characters created several retreat

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areas. The deck atmosphere, the container garden, the terrace over the ocean, the bath under open skies.       
Description
The patio extends over approx. 250m² and is comprised of electrical light and an audio sound system, along with swimming pool furniture and bathroom fittings. The entire construction was built on a renovated platform roof, designed to be

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disassembled without damages at any time. All large building components and material were delivered by air.