An essential part of the island’s heritage thanks to the stay of Boswell and Johnson in the late 1700s the original stone structure of this home was built in 1732. Despite being abandoned since 1810 the cracked stone wall of the ruins became an iconic part of Coll and it has been preserved carefully as the new addition is connected to this existing edifice with a glazed living room. The two wings are connected seamlessly to showcase the brilliant exquisite and unique blend of eras styles and contrasting materials.
By cleverly painting over most of the period features within the room the designers managed to give the old townhouse a sparkling inviting and fashionable makeover without actually splurging too much. This also does away with the necessity of any major renovations and definitely makes the revamp a lot more budget-friendly.
More often than not contemporary homes are shaped by the landscape that surrounds them the contours of the lot they sit on and of course local architectural style and weather conditions.
Crafted with ingenuity and elegance by Bernardes Arquitetura the stunning vacation home turns the Atlantic into its backyard as the top level infinity edge pool visually becomes one with the waves just a hundred meters away!
It is a given then that any gorgeous private residence nestled in this lovely Spanish city would showcase its exotic flavor and inimitable style and that is precisely what we find at the lavish . Designed by Sergio Suárez Marchena one finds a unique blend of contemporary opulence and unassuming minimalism inside this spacious home.
Raw concrete walls provide interesting accent features indoors and visually connect the interior with the façade while dark colors are shunned in favor of an all-white or gray backdrop. A contemporary kitchen and spacious dining area on the lower level complement the style of the living space while the top floors house the private quarters. This is a house that aims to present a stylish dashing and contemporary portrait at every turn.
Nestled in this Eichler home though was in need of an urgent and intelligent makeover that not only restored its fading form but also offered a new lease on life. This challenging task was taken up by the innovative folks at Klopf Architecture who transformed this aged creaky home into a cheerful modern delight.