Inspired by history and tradition, this 402.37 square metre home is a true piece of the Mediterranean, melding peacefully with the beautiful natural landscape. Created by architectural firm Beef Architekti, this luxury home in Mallorca is respectfully built from local stone to follow along with the traditional stone towns on the island. The stone facade […]
Argentinian house design with a stone and concrete brutalist exterior. Featuring interconnecting patios that create an indoor-outdoor living experience.
The offices of the Casa Leyros tequila distillery are located in stone buildings arranged around tranquil courtyards by Mexican firm 1540 Arquitectura. Situated in the town of Tequila in Mexico’s Jalisco province, the small office building was designed by Guadalajara-based studio 1540 Arquitectura for roughly 20 employees. The design draws influence from the courtyard houses
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Architecture studio TYPE has converted the dilapidated Redhill Barn in Devon, England, into a house that retains its 200-year-old stone walls. London-based TYPE oversaw the conversion of Redhill Barn, which occupies a secluded spot within a 25-acre site that was previously part of a large farming estate, as part of a wider project to turn the agricultural
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Large stones conceal a single column supporting the upper level of this concrete house near Porto Alegre, Brazil, configured to protect the roots of a centennial fig tree. Designed by local architects Stemmer Rodrigues, the Casa Figueira – or Fig House – is a modernist-style concrete house in Eldorado do Sul, a residential community that
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Argentinian practice Patio Estudio has completed a concrete and stone home in the city of Córdoba that features living spaces arranged around a checkerboard of 11 planted patios. Casa Mono was designed for a couple who wanted a private, “introverted” retreat that also had a strong connection to the outdoors. Patio Estudio slightly raised the
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Interior architecture studio Emmanuelle Simon used arched shelving coves, sandy tones and rounded furniture in the Liberté bakery in Paris. Founder of Boulangeries Liberté Mickael Benichou gave Emmanuelle Simon free rein to create “a unique spot” in the 25-square-metre space. The designers aimed to create cosy interiors that would prompt visitors to stay inside for a little
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Portuguese architect Tiago Sousa has renovated the remains of a traditional house in the village of Romarigães by inserting a brick volume into an existing stone shell. Called Box, the new two-bedroom house in Portugal does not extend beyond the footprint of the original building. Instead, openings, terraces and balconies slot into the old stone
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Thinking of using stone in your project? Our latest Dezeen guide includes 15 popular types of natural rock used in architecture, interiors and design with links to hundreds of examples to inspire your own work. Alabaster Alabaster is a soft, fine-grained stone that has been used for centuries to carve elaborate forms and ornaments. However,
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New York-based studio Diana Kellogg Architects looked to symbols of femininity for its design of an oval-shaped all-girls school in India made from local sandstone. Located in the Thar Desert in the north of India, the Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls School was built to educate and teach over 400 girls between the ages of five and sixteen. Diana Kellogg
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