Medieval Tower in Siena: CMT Architetti’s Stunning Apartment Restoration

Tucked within the historic heart of Siena, Italy, this captivating apartment project by CMT architetti breathes new life into a medieval tower dating back to the 11th-13th centuries. Seamlessly blending centuries-old architecture with modern design, this residential gem offers a unique living experience in one of Italy’s most enchanting cities.

Rustic brick walls, wooden beams, and modern furnishings create a cozy living space.
Rustic brick interior with exposed wooden beams, modern round dining table, and sleek furniture.
Rustic brick walls, wooden beams, and a modern round dining table with chairs create a warm, inviting space.
A spacious kitchen with rustic brick walls, wood-beamed ceiling, and modern furnishings.
An industrial-style kitchen with exposed brick walls, wooden beams, and a sleek, modern countertop.
Minimalist bedroom with built-in wardrobes, wooden ceiling beams, and hardwood flooring.
Cozy bedroom interior with stone wall, large window, and warm lighting creates a rustic atmosphere.
Minimalist bathroom with glass shower enclosure, vanity drawers, and large mirrors.

About Medieval Tower in Siena

Nestled in the heart of Siena, Italy, this stunning apartment resides within the walls of a medieval tower, meticulously restored to blend the grandeur of the past with the comforts of modern living. Commissioned by CMT architetti, this remarkable project breathes new life into a historic structure, seamlessly uniting its original charm with contemporary design.

A Timeless Exterior Meets Refined Interiors

Stepping through the threshold, one is immediately struck by the juxtaposition of the building’s weathered stone façade and the sleek, minimalist interiors. The apartment’s living spaces showcase a harmonious blend of old and new, where exposed brick walls and wooden beams converge with clean lines and neutral tones, creating a serene and inviting atmosphere.

A Culinary Oasis: The Captivating Kitchen

The kitchen is a true highlight of the apartment, boasting a striking blend of modern and rustic elements. A central island anchors the space, its warm wood tones complementing the striking stone walls and serving as a gathering point for casual meals and lively conversations. Thoughtfully designed cabinetry and sleek appliances ensure both form and function, while thoughtful lighting elements cast a warm, inviting glow over the entire area.

Serene Sanctuary: The Bedroom and Bathroom

Ascending to the upper levels, the sense of retreat and relaxation only heightens. The bedroom emanates a soothing ambiance, with a minimalist platform bed and built-in storage seamlessly integrated into the space. Nearby, the bathroom showcases a similar attention to detail, blending clean lines with natural materials for a spa-like experience.

A Harmonious Fusion of Past and Present

Throughout the entire apartment, the design team at CMT architetti has masterfully balanced the historic character of the medieval tower with a contemporary, refined aesthetic. Each space celebrates the building’s rich heritage while catering to the modern needs of its residents, creating a truly unique and captivating living experience in the heart of Siena.

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- by Matt Watts