Embark on a journey through Casa Mquadro, where traditional Salento architecture meets innovative design. In Casarano, Italy, a town celebrated for its cultural heritage, Velz: Architetti has transformed a classic home into a beacon of contemporary living.
This 2023 redesign breathes new life into classic spaces, integrating an open-plan living area with natural light enhancements and local materials. Delve into an abode where bold colors, reflective surfaces, and strategic use of space redefine modern elegance in a historic setting.
In the heart of Cuneo, Italy, where the past breathes through the cobblestone streets and baroque architecture, the historical Palazzo Rubatti di Torricella unveils its latest transformation. Barbara Vucusa, renowned for blending historical reverence with modern comfort, has reinvented an apartment within this 17th-century palace. Aptly named Erika, this redesign in 2021 invites residents to step back in time while enjoying contemporary luxuries.
Through thoughtful restoration, the apartment’s noble floor reveals its original grandeur, from rediscovered 18th-century frescoes to custom-designed furniture that bridges the essence of aristocracy with the ease of modern living.
Embark on a journey to Casa Soleto, where Studio Andrew Trotter and Marcelo Martínez have masterfully restored a historic mansion nestled in the village life of Salento, Puglia.
This noble residence, dating back to the 17th century, marries the allure of ancient architecture with modern-day comforts. The property invites you to immerse in an authentic Italian experience, showcasing preserved historic elements like original flooring and three-century-old doors. Casa Soleto stands as a testament to luxurious, yet genuine village living, promising a tranquil sanctuary steeped in history.
Discover the charm of Muskoka Cottage, a historic gem turned contemporary haven. Reigo & Bauer, known for their delicate yet bold redesigns, have transformed this nearly two-century-old lakeside retreat into a modern masterpiece.
While embracing the cottage’s original structure and Western red cedar interior, they’ve infused it with modern elements and pops of color, marrying the family’s love for Pop Art with the timeless appeal of Muskoka’s rustic elegance.
The Bridgehampton House, reinvented by Specht Novak in 2015, stands as a beacon of modern architecture amidst the coastal charm of Bridgehampton, New York. This two-story home, originally built in the 1980s, has undergone a significant transformation to embody the light and landscape of Long Island’s shores.
With expansive windows and high, clear windows, the design ensures that natural light and picturesque views are the heart of this coastal abode. Utilitarian yet elegant materials like sealed plywood and bleached cedar perfectly accentuate the home’s airy and inviting atmosphere, offering a serene retreat that harmonizes with its seaside surroundings.
In the heart of Vicenza’s historic old town lies the Palazzo Arnaldi Piovene, a gem from the early Renaissance era. After undergoing meticulous restoration by the talented team at AMAA – Collaborative Architecture Office For Research And Development, this architectural marvel now showcases an artful blend of historic Venetian traditions with a contemporary twist.
In the affluent neighborhood of Toorak, Victoria, Australia, Deventon stands as a testament to the seamless blend of past and present. Originally designed by A. Mortimer McMillan in the 1930s as an Arts and Crafts style house, the property has been brilliantly reinterpreted by Jolson Architecture Interiors.
Merging the house’s intrinsic heritage charm with cutting-edge design, this masterpiece highlights the vast gardens and a state-of-the-art basement, offering amenities from a six-car garage to a wellness retreat.
The iconic Gymnasium Beekvliet in Sint-Michielsgestel, Netherlands, has undergone an exquisite renovation led by the talented designers at MVRDV.
Marrying rich history with modern design, the school now features a striking sky-blue auditorium and captivating façade artwork by the renowned Canadian artist, Ian Kirkpatrick. This transformation not only enhances the school’s architectural beauty but also reflects the intricate tapestry of its past and the visions for its future.