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Via Della Vetrina: Giulia Venanzi’s Stunning Apartment in Rome

Elegant living room with vaulted wooden ceiling, white couches, glass-top coffee table.

Nestled in the heart of Rome, Italy, the Via Della Vetrina apartment exemplifies the timeless elegance of Italian design. Crafted by the renowned architect Giulia Venanzi, this stunning urban oasis blends classic architectural elements with modern sensibilities, creating a harmonious living space that invites both relaxation and inspiration. With its strategic location and impeccable design, this apartment showcases the pinnacle of Italian real estate, offering a glimpse into the country’s rich cultural heritage and design legacy.

Locanda via Priula: Cozy Wine Bar and B&B in Morbegno, Italy

Cozy living room with wood-paneled walls, fireplace, piano, and mid-century modern furniture.

Nestled in the historic center of Morbegno, Italy, the Locanda via Priula wine bar and B&B exude a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere that invites guests to feel right at home. Designed by RdN studio in 2022, this innovative project seamlessly blends traditional Valtellina culture with modern accents, creating a versatile space suitable for gatherings, events, and wine tastings.

Exeter College Library: Sensitive Restoration and Contemporary Interventions

A grand, wood-paneled library with a vaulted glass ceiling and rows of bookshelves.

Exeter College Library in Oxford, UK, has undergone a comprehensive refurbishment by nex architecture. This neo-gothic library, designed by George Gilbert Scott in 1857, sits in a sensitive historic setting next to the Bodleian Library’s Convocation House. The project aimed to create additional study space, improve accessibility and environmental performance, and conserve the building’s fabric and historic features.

Alqueria in Alboraia: Preserving Valencian Architecture

Minimal, open-concept dining room with large wooden table, orange armchairs, and brick wall.

Alqueria in Alboraia, a stunning Spanish house designed by MMARQ Arquitectura y Urbanismo in 2023, seamlessly blends traditional architecture with modern amenities. Located in the vibrant Valencian orchard, this former farmer’s house has been transformed into a multi-purpose haven that celebrates the rich agricultural landscape. With features like underfloor heating, ducted air conditioning, and natural lighting, this project showcases how heritage can be thoughtfully preserved while catering to contemporary lifestyles.

Casa Cedofeita: Blending Old and New in a Porto Apartment

Modern room with wooden cube structure, exposed beams, and stone wall.

Casa Cedofeita, designed by Paulo Moreira in 2017, is a renovated apartment situated in the bustling center of Porto, Portugal. This bourgeois building has been transformed into a five-bedroom home, seamlessly blending traditional restoration techniques with modern wooden structures.

The project stands as a testament to the harmonious integration of old and new, utilizing materials such as wood, marble, and granite to highlight its unique architectural features.

La Salvada Louboutin: Melding Modernity and Tradition

Spacious living room with eclectic decor, large windows, and patterned tile floor

La Salvada Louboutin, Tarek Shamma‘s 2021 architectural marvel in Melides, Portugal, epitomizes a fusion of modern and traditional design. This two-bedroom retreat, sculpted with local materials and eco-friendly methods, harmoniously blends with its surroundings.

Its design celebrates both indoor comfort and Portugal’s stunning outdoor scenery, featuring a 5-meter wide cactus. Traditional Azulejos tiles intersect with modern geometric aesthetics, creating a culturally rich and environmentally considerate space.

Cuatro Cielos: A Serene Retreat in Tulum

Cuatro Cielos: A Serene Retreat in Tulum

Explore Cuatro Cielos, a tranquil residential masterpiece by Void Studio in Tulum, Mexico. This exceptional development boasts four unique units within three volumes, offering an intimate connection with the natural world.

Utilizing indigenous materials, Cuatro Cielos blends seamlessly into its environment, while providing breathtaking sky views from every vantage point, embodying its name: Four Heavens.