The dart-like volume of this family home in the Veneto region of northern Italy is set within a deep excavation, creating a single storey above ground and a basement level, with a sunken courtyard to the west.
The central roof plane rises from the east elevation, its lines converging at the apex of a pitched gable on the western façade. Following Palladian precedents, the design incorporates a pair of cross-views, orientated on the cardinal axes. A goal of the project was to create a building with virtually zero energy requirements and Casa delle Bottere is one of only seventy houses in Italy to have been awarded gold star certification for sustainability. Continue reading John Pawson
Redevelopment set within the 19th century buildings that once housed Jaffa’s French Hospital, one of Tel Aviv’s iconic historic landmarks. The project blends W Hotels’ signature style with architectural features from the original building.
Designed by John Pawson in collaboration with local architect Ramy Gill, the duo transformed the 2,000-year-old historic foundations uncovered during the construction into public spaces. All Residences are located in the newly constructed wing adjacent to the main hotel building with a private entrance and easy access to the amenities of the W Tel Aviv-Jaffa. Continue reading John Pawson