A penthouse equipped for modern living

A luxurious three-level penthouse in Johannesburg embraces the concept of a “smart home” and showcases the best of South African design and talent.

The penthouse is the result of a design collaboration between SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects) and OKHA Interiors.

According to the architects, the client desired a home that would “showcase the evolution of 21st Century urban living, reflect individualism as well as evolve the technological aspects of the smart home, with tailored lighting and automation“.

The result is an opulent apartment located on the 11th floor of a building in  a commercial city center in Sandton, which breathes, despite its integration in a crowded urban landscape: “In effect, we created a wall-less 900m² penthouse, with a garden, that gives the impression of levitating above the city mass“- stated designer Adam Court.

The layout of the penthouse is based on a continual flow of materials and colors, while also emphasizing on the particularity of each living zone.

[Photos by DOOK Photography]

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