a home by metroarea architetti associati
David Altrath continues his explorations in architectural pictures, this time capturing ‘Villa Mediterraneo 01, a dwelling in Ibiza designed by Italian studio Metroarea Architetti Associati. The home is constructed to harmonize with its web site whereas paying tribute to its architectural influences from the Roman villa, Spanish, and Arab heritage. It’s designed with a up to date expression that honors the pure lexicon of Italian expressionism, an homage to famend architect Rudolf Steiner.
The Hamburg-based photographer highlights the structure and its seamless inside-outside relationship, achieved by the beneficiant use of floor-to-ceiling glass home windows. The collection additionally showcases the hanging gardens, canopies, and custom-crafted bamboo screens that shroud the home windows to make sure privateness and well-being. These shutters are designed to filter the sunshine and create a snug residing house. The general impact is one among mild, ethereal, and tranquil atmosphere that seamlessly blends modernity with custom.
pictures © David Althrath | @davidaltrath
embedded into the island
On this newest pictures collection, David Altrath (discover extra right here) presents the distinctive architectural options of Metroarea Architetti Associati’s ‘Villa Mediterraneo 01’, such because the central patio which serves as the point of interest of a fancy system of pathways situated on a number of ranges. On this house, the impluvium was historically used to gather water. Its serene reference to nature is additional enhanced by a waterfall and creek which bridge the 2 swimming swimming pools. The architects assemble the villa to embed completely into the pure incline of the hill, its form resembling an amphitheater to counsel an integration throughout the surrounding panorama.
handcrafted design in ibiza
The design crew at Metroarea Architetti Associati makes use of easy supplies equivalent to irregularly formed concrete and dry partitions to underline its purpose to keep away from a generally related picture of luxurious and as an alternative connect with the island and its traditions. The irregular board shaped concrete is used alongside each the home’s exterior and interiors, lending a textured and imperfect floor. Your complete house is additional enriched by lush vegetation and colourful blooms to create a peaceable and serene oasis within the timber.