Casa Roverella: Dialogue with Nature in Puglia

Discover the captivating Casa Roveretta, a harmonious blend of modern architecture and natural elegance in the picturesque town of Ostuni, Italy. Designed by the award-winning Vergati Creative Studio, this stunning house seamlessly integrates with its lush Puglia surroundings, showcasing a design inspired by the region’s rich heritage and the breathtaking local landscape.

Minimalist dining area with white arched ceiling, wooden furnishings, and wall shelves.
A spacious, minimalist room with large arched windows overlooking a lush outdoor tree.
Minimalist bedroom design with pendant lighting, white bedding, and built-in shelving.
Cozy bedroom with warm wooden furnishings, neutral color scheme, and a view through the doorway.
A cozy, minimalist bedroom with warm wooden furnishings and soft, neutral tones.
Minimalist bathroom with terrazzo sink, brass fixture, and rustic wood accent.
A minimalist bathroom with a stone vanity, glass shower enclosure, and wooden accents.
Rustic patio with wooden beams, hanging woven lamps, and a minimalist dining set on a tiled floor.
Rustic outdoor lounge area with wooden beams, plush sofas, and sleek concrete pool.
Minimalist outdoor patio with pool, wooden beams, and lush greenery backdrop.
Serene poolside setting with minimalist architecture, potted plants, and still life arrangement.
Minimalist architecture featuring concrete walls, potted plants, and a tranquil courtyard.

About Casa Roverella

Nestled in the picturesque Valle d’Itria region of Puglia, Casa Roverella is a captivating house designed by the Vergati Creative Studio in 2024. Artfully blending with its natural surroundings, this project seamlessly integrates the indoor and outdoor spaces, creating a harmonious dialogue between the built environment and the lush landscape.

Crafting a Seamless Connection

Inspired by the majestic oak tree that stands as the focal point, the house’s design revolves around this natural element. The “C”-shaped plan envelops the outdoor spaces, fostering a sense of intimate embrace. The infinity pool effortlessly blends the boundary between water and land, while the ample outdoor living areas extend the home’s welcoming atmosphere beyond its walls.

Architectural Elegance and Textural Harmony

The interiors of Casa Roverella showcase a sober and minimal style, highlighting the pure forms of the architecture. Warm, earthy tones and natural materials, such as custom-made oak furniture and continuous concrete flooring, create a harmonious connection to the surrounding countryside. Carefully curated furnishings and decorative elements, selected in collaboration with designer Jared Green, add a touch of contemporary elegance.

Framing the Landscape with Intentional Design

The strategic placement of windows and the external staircase serve to frame the breathtaking views of the rolling hills, allowing the occupants to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty. The pergola-covered outdoor dining and lounge areas offer respite from the summer sun, while the external staircase becomes a sculptural element that connects the pool to the sky, inviting moments of reflection and relaxation.

A Timeless Retreat in the Heart of Puglia

Ultimately, Casa Roverella is a harmonious fusion of architecture and nature, creating a warm, intimate sanctuary that invites its inhabitants to lose track of space and time. This project exemplifies the power of design to craft a seamless connection between the built and natural environments, offering a timeless retreat in the heart of the Italian countryside.

Photography by Alex Reyto
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- by Matt Watts

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