June 21, 2016 1

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 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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June 13, 2016 1

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 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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October 23, 2014 8

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 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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November 25, 2013 1

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 […]

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May 17, 2013 1

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 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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