On the outside, on the other hand, it is the grey of Cardoso that prevails, with a flamed surface blending perfectly into the landscape.
The criteria of building biology also guided the choice of particular energy-saving solutions: not only ventilated walls, but wooden floors and a zinc-titanium roof. The project preserves the natural balance of its environment with the aid of wind power and a phyto-purification plant for well water.
The result is fascinating architecture suggesting that man and nature can live together in harmony.
Laura Della Badia