Home studio for an artist

Majestically crowning a hill in the small community of Manoppello, Pescara/Italy, sits the solitary building. The property inspired by the architecture and landscape of its surroundings fulfils a dual role as an artist’s studio and family home. With its colour scheme, the purist building aims to blend in with the clay buildings customary in the area: clay brick and tile elements cover the complete façade as well as the roof. Wood dominates the interior, except for the industrial concrete floor. Horizontal windows allow plenty of daylight into the building and simultaneously serve as frames for...

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