Villa in Sardegna
Cagliari, Italy, 2001-2002

The Villa is situated on the summit of Colle di Bonaria, or Bonaria Hill. It lies at the margin of the piazza that separates the basilica from the area built up with mulitfloor buildings and the public park that leads downwards towards the touristy port. The building's position is unique because it is the first private structure on the margin of the park that has a dominant presence over the landscape. The house is a point of privileged observation with respect to the city, the sea, and for those at sea who use the hill as a point of reference. The project resulted in the radical transformation of the existing house that had previously been enlarged around its 1920's nucleus. Progressively it had lost [...]

Photo: Confinivisivi

Villa in Sardegna