A work of art

WHO LIVES HERE? Hilko Johannsmeier and Maximilian the Black Russian Terrier

WHERE Parkhurst, Johannesburg

SIZE 125m²

It was a stroke of luck that led Hilko Johannsmeier to discover this house in Parkhurst on a Friday afternoon in 2013. All the estate agent had sent beforehand was a single unattractive photo of an ugly brown house with ‘lashes’ – two canopies over the windows on either side of the front door. But the price was right and the house was one of the most affordable he could find in this popular Johannesburg suburb.

The interior was run-down but once Hilko had seen the house plans, he was convinced he could transform the space

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