Cape Town-based studio SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects has completed the Plett 6541+2 project in 2010. A seaside home in Plettenberg Bay. A penthouse floats over the main building enjoying 360° views. Generous indoor / outdoor living spaces and landscaped terraces have elevated garden living to the upper levels.
Law of attraction believers, you might want to pin this up. This palace of a luxury villa is located at the heart of a 2700 acre private estate on Tuscany border in Italy. The owner, Count Antonio Bolza, specializes in refurbishing isolated buildings spread across the estate which he then markets them to premier clients. Design and good taste runs within the family. The Count’s son, Benedikt Bolza, is in the list of Architectural Digest’s AD100 and his brother Niki Bolza is an interior designer as well. Together they are masters in giving new life to century old farmhouses like the one below.
SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects together with VIVID Architects and ARRCC designed the Silverhurst House in Cape Town, South Africa.An elegant contemporary country villa arranged around a double volume sky-lit entrance, waterfeature and courtyard which opens onto a large rolling garden (with VIVID Architects).
Located on the slopes of Upper Fresnaye below Lions Head. A play of simple cubic volumes with punctured openings framing mountain views and large shuttered views opening to the sea. Architects: Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects, Location: Fresnaye, Cape Town, South Africa, Design Team: Philip Olmesdahl, Stefan Antoni, Tamaryn Hammond, Mark Bullivant, Interior Decor: Maxine Olmesdahl, Photographs: Adam Letch
This luxury villa with Spectacular Sea Views in Cala Marmacen was designed by Alberto Rubio.
Located near Humlegården, a major park in Östermalm in Stockholm, Sweden, this amazing attic penthouse offers a spacious 2,809 square feet of luxurious living spaces. The apartment features four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 19 feet high ceilings at the highest point.
Italian artist Fabrizio Plessi has made one of his dreams come true on the sunny Balearic Island of Mallorca, in the form of Finca Sa Pedra. The renovated and converted house made of large, rough, yellow sandstone blocks is surrounded by cornfields and olive trees. The stone also informs the flair of the light-flooded rooms, complemented by white walls and a minimalist interior design concept.
Gothic walls and modern architecture meet at Castle Rosenberg in South Bohemian Soběslav 13th century fort. Architect Jaromír Kročák took on the challenge to preserve the dilapidated ruins and reinterpret its architecture with modern additions which contain the new entrance to the public library in the castle. The modern glass body of the library can contrast to the traditional castle facade, but allows visitors to feel the atmosphere of the past. Source: www.afflante.com