When an architect combines efficiency and luxury, rusticism and elegance, boathouse and guesthouse in a single dwelling, it takes some creativity.
On a hill in Polverigi, amidst Italy’s golden Marche farmland, a modern private residence revisits the spirit of traditional local homes while invoking the radical Italian architectural avant-garde.
An extremely meticulous nine-year, $53-million renovation has restored portions of the 28,000-square-foot home to their original glory while bringing others firmly into the 21st century.
The Sea House in West Vancouver is a canvas on which nature paints itself over and over again through each day and night, and through the seasons.
Nathan Buhler, founder of BLDG Workshop, and interior designer Adrianne Bailie found inspiration in the Monashee mountains, Japanese design, and juxtaposed textures during the renovation of the Kalamalka lakeside home in B.C.’s North Okanagan.
The building bridges two families, the past and the present, as well as communal life and individual privacy.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Tom Kundig’s palette tends toward raw concrete and shaped metal plate, not the woodsy, post-and-beamy version of “Northwest architecture.”
FROM THE ARCHIVE: There is more to this home than meets the eye.
Renowned Italian cabinetry design by Scavolini comes to Toronto’s new luxury development, the Selby.