Villa Sow in Dakar by SAOTA
Called the Villa Sow House designed by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA) .a Cape Town-based studio and was completed in 2011 and is located in Dakar, Senegal. More accurate it is Situated on a cliff side overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.Who is enjoy of this beauty house? The house was designed for a Senegalese businessman and his young family.
Villa was bulit on the site of an old World War Two bunker and on the edge of a cliff. Part of the old bunker has been retained and a portion of it now houses an underground cinema that opens up into a water courtyard in the entrance of the house, and is connected back to the house via a timber panelled walkway towards a spiral staircase that runs from the lower ground to the first floor level of the villa.
The ground floor of the house is designed to facilitate convenient entertainment both indoor s and outdoors and is furnished to enjoy panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, and the pool terrace area. The first floor houses the children and master bedroom. Clerestories and aluminium screens, coax illumination alongside the carefully framed north eastern views. A skylight above the stairwell and floor to ceiling glazing in the lounges add to the sense of transparency