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Casa Borgo Ventidue: Discovering Motovun’s Historic Charm

Cozy, rustic-style apartment with exposed wooden beams, modern furniture, and a fireplace.

Nestled in the historic town of Motovun, Croatia, the captivating Casa Borgo Ventidue showcases a harmonious blend of modern and traditional design. Designed by acclaimed architect Sandro Uzila, this 300-year-old stone house has undergone a meticulous renovation, incorporating local materials with a subtle touch of concrete and steel. Boasting a breathtaking view of the Istrian landscape, this unique residential property offers a seamless integration of the region’s rich heritage and contemporary architectural excellence.

Mansion Kanalski Lom: A Fusion of Heritage and Modernity in Croatia

A contemporary building with stone and metal facade, complementing the surrounding nature.

Mansion Kanalski Lom, designed by OFIS Arhitekti in 2023, marries traditional Croatian stone architecture with modern design elements. Located in Banj, Croatia, this house embodies a harmony between the past and present. Serving as a family home for a globally-diverse couple and their eight children, it integrates old stone structures with contemporary materials and design, creating a unique, warm, and inviting space.

Attic Renovation: Helena Miler’s Visionary Loft in Split

Attic Renovation: Helena Miler’s Visionary Loft in Split

In the heart of Split’s historic Veli Varoš neighborhood, an attic space with a past riddled with disrepair has been transformed. Architect Helena Miler, enchanted by the charisma of this Croatian coastal city, embarked on a renovation journey that took grit and vision.

From its decrepit state, the attic apartment has risen, reflecting the vibrant spirit of the Adriatic and offering views that encapsulate the best of the Mediterranean. This architectural rebirth pays homage to traditional Varoš roofs, while inviting in the sun, sea, and scenic landscapes of Split.

Red Soil House: Melding Modern Design with Istrian Charm

Red Soil House: Melding Modern Design with Istrian Charm

Unveiling the architectural marvel of 2023, the Red Soil House – an epitome of modern design nestled in the heart of Istria, Croatia. Crafted meticulously by Konzola Arhitektura, this single-story home is elegantly ensconced within an 878 m² (9,450 square feet) plot in Novigrad’s Stancijeta, a serene residential district.

A testament to innovative architecture, the house captures the spirit of its locale, reflecting the distinctive red soil and lush greenery of Istria. The unique raumplan layout interconnects indoor and outdoor spaces, effortlessly aligning to the complex trapezoidal plot, ensuring a view of the distant sea from every room. The intelligent window placement allows the dance of sunlight and shadow throughout the day, complemented by a pool that mirrors the surrounding foliage.

As you approach Novigrad, the Red Soil House stands near the city’s main entrance, becoming an iconic landmark of this historic coastal town.

Salt and Stone Apartment: Embracing Croatia’s Coastal Charm

FeaturedSalt and Stone Apartment: Embracing Croatia’s Coastal Charm

Discover the Salt and Stone Apartment, a stunning coastal retreat nestled in Split, Croatia’s historic old city. Designed by Helena Miler in 2022, this beautifully renovated apartment seamlessly integrates modern architectural elements with the natural charm of an old stone house.

Experience elegant simplicity, breathtaking sea views, and a tranquil atmosphere that highlights Split’s captivating beauty.

Sea House by Studio Bressan

Sea House by Studio Bressan

Sea House, a seafront house in Dalmatia, Croatia, designed by Studio Bressan in 2021, is a modern masterpiece blending with the surrounding nature.

The property includes pre-existing buildings, a guest house, living space and outdoor areas that enhance the usability of the existing buildings. The unique location in Croatia and the characteristics of the buildings provide a perfect opportunity to admire the magnificent landscape, with the glass screens and metal blinds providing a hermetic protection of the built volume. The outdoor areas include a pool and a Pergola Velarium, a flexible structure that adapts to the climatic conditions throughout the day, making Sea House an ideal place to enjoy the beauty of Dalmatia.