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Kinsterna Hotel & Spa by Divercity Architects

Kinsterna Hotel & Spa treats the experience of staying in a hotel as a trail of discovery. Kinsterna is a restored mansion built around a...

Kinsterna Hotel & Spa treats the experience of staying in a hotel as a trail of discovery. Kinsterna is a restored mansion built around a cistern in the middle of a lush olive and citrus grove near the Byzantine fortress of Monemvasia. Originally built in the late 18th century, some parts of the building date...
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Restoring and adding to a tower-house, converting it to a traditional rental villa in Mani by Z-Level

Peloponisos Year:2011 Honorable mention in Domes Awards  2015 “Best built work 2011-2014″ Photography: Babis Louizidis   The tower-house is located at Exo Nyfi, an abandoned...

Peloponisos Year:2011 Honorable mention in Domes Awards  2015 “Best built work 2011-2014″ Photography: Babis Louizidis   The tower-house is located at Exo Nyfi, an abandoned traditional settlement in Eastern Mani with stone towers. Positioned on the hill the house looks out over the Mani landscape with views of olive groves and the sea.Initially an abandoned...
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Want to see what has become of these ruins?

The originally dilapidated structure of 115m2 total surface area was built-up in the middle of the 19th century from black volcanic rock. The two-story residence...

The originally dilapidated structure of 115m2 total surface area was built-up in the middle of the 19th century from black volcanic rock. The two-story residence was restored to its original form and turned into a stunning villa of two independent luxury apartments, under due diligence with respect to the Nisyrian architecture using only eco-friendly primary...
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Stone House Transformation in Scaiano by Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

Stone House Transformation in Scaiano by Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects The original substance of this historic stone house, in the core of the village...

Stone House Transformation in Scaiano by Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects The original substance of this historic stone house, in the core of the village of Scaiano, consists in a main building with a cellar with vault and two floors above with kitchen, living and sleeping spaces. A later added annex, also completely made in...
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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...

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...
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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...

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...
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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...

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...
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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...

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...
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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...

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...
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Century Old Butcher Shop

A century-old butcher’s shop-as in, from the good old days when butchers apparently commissioned artists for reverse painted glass ceilings and stunning decorative tiling—that’s been turned...

A century-old butcher’s shop-as in, from the good old days when butchers apparently commissioned artists for reverse painted glass ceilings and stunning decorative tiling—that’s been turned into the hippest of bars in Leipzig, Germany. The transformation of Fleischerei Bar is the handiwork of local designer Michael Grzesiak, who brought into the space, which, by the way,...

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