We absolutely love contemporary renovation and restoration projects that focus on adaptive reuse of the existing structure and materials. Located on an old Spanish farm in the sleepy scenic village of in the this lovely home transformation is all about a balanced and organic blend of modern comfort with old world charm.
Offering a bird’s-eye view of the historic neighborhood of Florence the exterior of the tower is left unaltered while smart space-saving solutions in each room use the available foot space to the hilt. Dark wooden floors exposed beams and smart decor create a relaxing atmosphere indoors. Designed by by Luigi Fragola Architects it captures the spirit of Tuscany to perfection!
Additions like the bookcase on the home office level (built out of harvested birch trunks and glass panels) give the interior a distinct ambiance. Most of the colors are inspired by the many sights and sounds outside while iconic decor additions brilliant lighting and sculptural features like the spiral staircase elevate the appeal of the contemporary villa. Sliding frames with wooden slats shape the façade of the home while allowing those inside to switch between complete seclusion and unabated views with ease.
Combining the architectural demands of a modern home and the natural essence of a site is often the most important aspect that shapes the silhouette of any modern home. Located in Washington State the goes a step further in this eco-friendly endeavor by placing natural goodness ahead of the actual home on the list of priorities.
The last stop on our renovation ride is the beautiful Tower Suite in Italy that turns a Renaissance watchtower into a luxurious modern apartment. While the apartment is spread across just it makes up in style what it lacks in size!
With the holiday season knocking around the corner Biarritz will once again play host to visitors from across the globe. And the beautiful Villa Oasis offers the perfect retreat that allows you to explore the region while you are wrapped in a world of luxury that draws inspiration from rustic French style.
Large glass doors and windows ensure that the exterior courtyard seems like a natural extension of the living space. Even the indoor pool is surrounded by sliding glass doors that quickly blur the lines between both worlds! A multitude of textures including concrete stone and wood are used to create a remarkably elegant home.