Urban Man Cave / Inhouse Brand Architects

first_img 2016 Photographs Urban Man Cave / Inhouse Brand Architects Save this picture!© Riaan West+ 21 Share Houses “COPY” South Africa CopyHouses, Adaptive Reuse•Cape Town, South Africa Year:  Urban Man Cave / Inhouse Brand ArchitectsSave this projectSaveUrban Man Cave / Inhouse Brand Architects CopyAbout this officeInhouse Brand ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentAdaptive reuseCape TownSouth AfricaPublished on October 25, 2016Cite: “Urban Man Cave / Inhouse Brand Architects” 25 Oct 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamcenter_img Area:  195 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ArchDaily Architects: Inhouse Brand Architects Area Area of this architecture project Photographs:  Riaan West Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Projects “COPY” Manufacturers: Chaircrazy, Florstore OnTrend, Hertex, Home Fabrics, JP Miller, LIM, Malco, Metri Tech, Province Lighting, WoodiesSave this picture!© Riaan WestRecommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareCeramiche KeopeCeramic Tiles – BackMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapPorcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles- CoverlamEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAText description provided by the architects. What can only be described as the ultimate “man cave”, Inhouse Brand Architects has converted the unused lounge area of a Cape Town residence into an industrial-inspired dream pad for the family’s lucky teenage boy and his friends. Taking into account the youngster’s various interests such as skating, surfing and socialising, the Inhouse team aimed to create a trendy, multifunctional space. The project was steered by Creative Director Aidan Hart, and Associate Director Jenine Bruce, who chose a modern industrial aesthetic for this youthful interior. Save this picture!© Riaan WestPolished concrete flooring encompasses the entire room and sets the foundation for the interior scheme. More notably, a fully functional concrete skate bowl plays a major part in the design.This impressive structure was no easy feat. Initially, the bowl was supposed to be built in a stepped down recess, but after realizing that the structure would be too unstable to support the weight of the framework, Inhouse had to come up with an alternative solution. Save this picture!© Riaan WestDuring a six-week process, a revised plan was put into action. An entire floor level was removed; timber fins were crafted in the newfound space to create the frame; flexible plywood and polystyrene were incorporated to shape the backing; sand and rubble were used to fill the level that was taken out; and finally, cement was poured into the structure to solidify the bowl shape. Save this picture!PlanAlthough the process took longer than initially planned, the end result is a deeper and more functional skate bowl – one that will most certainly keep the teen and his friends entertained for hours!To embellish this remarkable feature, emerging South African street artist, Jack Fox, applied his signature illustrations to the walls surrounding the bowl. The celebrated artist worked without a set design and completed the impromptu artwork in a twelve-hour, non-stop operation.Save this picture!© Riaan WestAnother striking design feature comes in the form of a grandiose, curved timber wave that cascades from the ceiling down to the floor to create an extraordinary zone for watching movies. This “wave” is crafted out of steel fins that are clad with timber and lit up with three LED strips. It is kitted out with surround sound to produce a genuine movie theatre experience.The bar area comes equipped with a stylish black Smeg fridge and cleverly positioned surfboard rack, which is not only a functional feature but also displays the seventeen-year-old’s most prized possession. The bar itself, which measures four and a half metres, is fashioned from ground and polished concrete, perfectly matching the flooring. Clad with timber, the bar exudes a robust masculinity.Save this picture!© Riaan WestNext to the bar and adjacent the timber wave is comfortable booth seating. Framed with timber and upholstered in inviting shades of indigo, this nook provides an enticing ‘chill’ spot.Industrial track lighting is installed throughout the space. Soft LEDs are embedded overhead in both the booth seating area and the timber wave, to create ambient lighting. Lastly, steel cage pendant lights are suspended over the bar and contribute to the room’s urban-like aesthetic.Save this picture!© Riaan WestProduct Description.The skate-bowl, bar and flooring are all constructed from concrete, making it the principal material used throughout the space. The ample use of concrete allowed Inhouse to convey an industrial aesthetic that relates to the urban “man cave” interior scheme. 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