Cape Town-based studio SAOTA is well-known to our readers.
Driven by the dynamic combination of Stefan Antoni, Philip Olmesdahl, Greg Truen and Phillippe Fouche, SOATA’s teams work from their headquarter in South Africa on projects all around the world.
Here is the second part of their yet to be built residential projects, with some of them already under construction.
Just like in the first part of this collection, all of the properties featured below are multi-multi-million dollar homes, and chances are that some of them will only exist on paper!
This contemporary home is situated on the banks of the Niger River in the outskirts of Niamey.
The spatial experience of the house is based on integrated family living with ample entertainment amenities. The architecture style was informed by regional climatic factors.
Overlooking the estate’s man-made feature lake, this moern villa was conceived as an exclusive family home, with its living, dining, entertainment and office spaces arranged around a series of internal and external courtyards.
It is located in Lagos, Nigeria.
Nestled in a beautiful forested residential neighbourhood near Moscow, Russia, this moern family home is visually integrated to its surroundings.
The design is driven by horizontal angles, dynamic double and triple volumes and enhanced with the impressive central skylight.
Also located in the Moscow area in Russia, this 12,518 square foot (1,163 sqm) contemporary family home was designed as an array of spaces configured around an inner courtyard, roofed by a series of skylights to utilise natural light.
Drawing the outdoors in, visually and materially, was a driving concept for the site.
This 10,634 square foot (988 sqm) modern family home is located on Mahé, the largest island of the Seychelles.
A delicate roof mimics forms found in nature while the solid base allows for the formal arrangement of the spaces inside.
Located in Dakar, Senegal, Centura Residence is a modern villa for the family of a serious art collector.
This building uses a series of courtyards and terraces to maximise the visual connection to the ocean.
Located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, this contemporary home presents a private facade to the public street and opens up towards the view on the other side.
Screens provide privacy and shade. A dramatic pool juts out into the landscape providing a focus for the house.
Set on a prime beachfront lot, this 12,360 square foot (1,148sqm) contemporary home is located in the State of New-York, USA.
Its linear design creates intimate spaces for family and grand terrace spaces for entertaining large groups of guests.
A refined but dramatic interpretation of classic mid-century modern homes of the States.
Set on the iconic Venetian islands in Miami, Florida, USA, the site boasts vistas from Biscayne Bay to downtown.
The design combines bold geometries of solid and void, capitalising on Miami’s world-renowned climate and becoming landscaped rooms within the home.
Star Residence is a contemporary home on the prestigious Star Island in Miami, Florida, USA.
Emphasising the linear nature of the site and influenced by the clients love for boating and photography; the design is confident, minimalist and versatile.
Pine Tree Residence is another modern family home designed by SOATA in Miami, Florida, USA.
The building is conceived as a self-contained, multi-layered landscape of experiences which takes advantage of both Miami’s tropical climate as well the site’s sought-after views; over the India Creek Canal towards the Atlantic Ocean.
Sited below Simonsberg on the historic Boschendal Estate in South Africa, this contemporary home creates a set of living spaces with strong connections to the landscape, using natural materials and Cape architectural elements.
Situated on a very steep site in Cape Town,South Africa, with spectacular ocean and mountain views, the open plan design maximises connections with the surrounding landscape.
Bold landscape elements are used to break the scale of the house and integrate to the mountain.
Nettleton 16 is another residence located in Cape Town,South Africa.
A unique cliffside site with phenomenal frontage; this contemporary home creates expansive living level platform with unrivalled views across the Atlantic Seaboard.
In the lush suburb of Bishopscourt in Cape Town, South Africa, this pavilion style house, inspired by the clients’ Asian travel experience, integrates and intertwines the exotic courtyards and waterfeatures into indoor & outdoor living and entertainment areas.
The length of the site and the horizontality of the context and views were the driving influences in the design of this house located in Cape Town, South Africa.
Prominent walls were placed strategically in order to hold a series of internal spaces and special garden courtyards.
Renderings courtesy of SAOTA