Almost one hundred year old stone house becomes a desirable space for life. Located on the Croatian coast close to the city of Zadar, this house used to be a traditional dalmatian stone house. Featuring modern architectural elements added on the original structure re-designed by Atrij and our collaborating teams it is taughtfully restaurated as an example of the future proof stone house renovation.
In the restauration of this stone house traditional spatial organization is preserved. Everything is organiized aroun the courtyard. Additional recovery of a loadbearing structure was of great importance. Done with a specific ingenuity this project resolves that challenge and gives the space a specific character. Concrete rings enhance the walls, making a cornice element in the interior.
In a refined way this house exposes and putts importance on the richness of the natural materials. Exposing natural stone in the exterior and wooden beams in the interior. This provides distinctive character of both interior, exterior and spatial organization