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On Spanish Soil, Pooling Old and New

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 17, 2013 01:02 AM
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by Promila Shastri last modified Jul 16, 2013

The Spanish island of Formentera is the setting of this ravishing pool and deck design, recently completed by architect Marià Castelló Martínez. Created to visually and literally connect two century-old houses, the exceedingly reductive design seeks to be a visual counterpoint to the ubiquitous rugged stone which characterizes the island’s — Continue reading …




 

 

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The Spanish island of Formentera is the setting of this ravishing pool and deck design, recently completed by architect Marià Castelló Martínez. Created to visually and literally connect two century-old houses, the exceedingly reductive design seeks to be a visual counterpoint to the ubiquitous rugged stone which characterizes the island’s rural architectural vernacular. The white Macael marble pool, solid pine decking, and pergola comprised of galvanized steel and cane, were seen by Martinez as “an opportunity to formalize a subtle filter between the two houses…that permeates local tradition while echoing modernity.”

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