108ERA is a stunning stone farmhouse located in Granera, Spain. Designed by Vallribera Arquitectes in 2022, this traditional real estate offers the perfect blend of old and new.
With its back to the street and half underground, the house is surrounded by woodlands and a garden that hides beneath a large oak tree. Inside, the building maintains its structure of loadbearing walls, preserving the existing distribution of bedrooms and creating large openings on the south façade to blur the boundaries between the inside and outside. The walls are restored using local stone, and the roof collects rainwater for irrigation of the garden.
Set in the stunningly beautiful Portimão, Portugal, Casa 1a is a traditional Algarvian villa that has been recently remodeled and upgraded to meet all the modern comforts of today. It features a pool with a dry garden around it, as well as an “Açoteia” – a terrace on top of the building replacing the roof.
Studio Arte Architecture & Design designed this luxurious villa in 2022 to take advantage of Quinta do Paraiso’s breathtaking landscape.
Sharvari is a beautiful house located in Satara, Maharashtra, India, designed by renowned architect Mayur Gandhi. The house is a unique blend of traditional and modern architecture, boasting a spacious frontage and an ‘angaan’ entryway with a tulsi vrundavan at its center.
The clients brief emphasized convenience, which is why the kitchen has been designed with minimal use of materials, and the south side of the building is kept dead to avoid glare while the exposed brick wall in the living room and dining area offers an aesthetical touch. For a more interactive approach, a foldable staircase with a skylight has been included.
The house also offers amazing views of the Ajinkyatara fort located nearby, so the designers have included a full glass façade in the master bedroom to capture the mesmerizing view and a terrace which overlooks the verandah below. There is also an upper lobby area and a multipurpose hall opening into a huge open terrace, as well as a mini bar framing the sunset view of the fort.
Nestled in Castasegna, Switzerland lies the beautifully redesigned Studio Cascina Garbald. Originally built as a farmhouse in 2019, this traditional property was given an upgrade by Ruinelli Associati Architetti. Featuring stunning views of the meadow behind villa Garbald complex, Studio Cascina Garbald is designed with current building practice and few light contemporary touches that are most clearly seen through the selection of materials used.
With its careful construction process, harmony of materials used and ability to draw visitors on an emotional level – Studio Cascina Garbald is certainly worth experiencing!
Vasco Lima Mayer, a renowned architect and interior designer, recently completed the design of a two-story modern house in Ranholas, Portugal. Located in a region that offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, this house has been designed to make the most of the natural beauty of the area. Completed in 2022, this “House in Ranholas” offers a unique combination of modern design and breathtaking views.