Tag Archives: restoration

Tower of Moravola by Studio Mackenzie-Chong Design

Renovated by Mackenzie-Chong Design in 2008, the Tower of Moravola situated near the medieval village of Montone currently serves as  an exclusive “boutique hotel”. It’s been included in the “Top Ten” destinations selected by Tablet Hotels for its most demanding travellers! In the heart of Umbria, near Perugia and half way between Gubbio and the medieval village of Montone, is the Tower of Moravola. Built on the top of a hill (450 a.s.l. and about 10 km form Montone), Read more [...]

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Casa Bramasole in Umbria

Casa Bramasole is a stunning villa perched atop the spectacular hills of Umbria, Italy. Previously a pile of ruins, the building has undergone a major restoration and turned into the luxurious but rustic structure it is today. Description by the owners: “You do not just turn a pile of bricks into a palazzo with a view in Umbria. Wealth and beauty may help, but they will not let you get away with it. A farm house on a mountain side has two stories joined by an outside staircase. Read more [...]

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Beverly Hills House by JENDRETZKI Architecture

The main premise of this intervention was to open the the house and connect as much as possible the exterior with the interior. Partitions were replaced with shelving units to open up and connect all spaces. Not only Sliding glass doors from floor to ceiling make this connection possible but also the wood installed indoors that continues on the deck outside, using the exact same height and perfectly following the lines. Pool is reconfigured to better follow the house and illuminated with Read more [...]

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A Coast Defense Fort Transformed Into A Luxury Hotel

For those seeking a stylish get-away in unique accommodation, the luxuriously restored Spitbank Fort is located a mile off the coast of Portsmouth. The historic island fort features a bar, a gym, and a rooftop 10-person hot tub. The lavishly decorated rooms at in Spitbank Fort use the original exposed brick and vaulted ceilings to create a contemporary style. Guests at Spitbank will have the choice of 8 bedroom suites, all with en suite facilities and far-reaching sea views across Read more [...]

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Huge Skylight Church

The main purpose of the work was to restore the public use of the old temple, transforming it in a new and secure multifunctional public room. But the challenge was to do it without changing its appearance, a great symbol and expression of the Spanish Civil War. In the third phase of the works the structural consolidation was completed and a new transparent EFTE plastic roof was done. This new cover stops the deterioration of the construction, due to rain and wind, and greatly improves its Read more [...]

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