If you ever wanted to see a genuine Italian villa made modern without its authenticity being negatively influenced, we found an example. Nestled in a beautiful landscape in the region of Uguria, Spinaltermine Villa is a private residence near the Castello di Reschio estate, at the border with Tuscany. This picturesque mansion features four bedrooms in the main building, and an extra guest house with one bedroom. One of the most appealing attributes of this home is a? heated infinity swimming pool, with changing room, kitchenette, a covered sitting and dining areas. The villa is surrounded by a mesmerizing natural environment, offering plenty of possibilities for outdoor activities, depending on the season. The interior design of the rooms is characterized by a harmonious mix of modern and classic. This lovely Italian retreat can be rented here, with prices ranging from $ 2254 ? $ 3373 per night for the entire villa.
Value for money is not, and never was, the same as being cheap. Value for money means making the most of whatever budget is available. A good example of this is Hayes Primary School in London, by Hayhurst and Co. Having to contend with a tightly controlled 3 million local authority budget, they worked with the existing structure of the primary school to give it a much needed update. A striking polished stainless steel brise-soleil facade installed at the school’s entrance, gives the school’s many different buildings a sense of identity, while new classrooms have been created in a range of shapes and sizes, and are often flooded with natural light
The best architects can create designs which will give clients and the public things they didn’t even realise they wanted, and this is especially important when architects are given the difficult brief of creating structures in much-loved, iconic areas.