villa with stone swimming pool
Renovation of the Villa in Chieti. The transformation that is carried out using stone, brick and wood

Architect Rocco Valentini renovates a residential villa in Chieti, Abruzzo, renovating a house from the early twentieth century and using the typical elements of local architecture

Architect Rocco Valentini designs together with his team: Architect Rocco Valentini renovates in Chieti, Abruzzo, a residential villa that respects tradition and uses materials and classical elements typical of local architecture

terrace villa in stone and wood

A villa built from the ashes of a house of the early 20th century, demolished because of the static dissection, characterized by the reuse of a set of classical icons and buildings typical of rural architecture of Abruzzo, the arch, the column, the barn

terrace villa in stone and wood

The villa is built around a swimming pool, fishpond, open space on the south side, bordered to the west by an old church dedicated to St. John the Baptist, to the west by the villa and to the east by the porch inspired by the old barns

terrace villa in stone and wood

The materials used in the construction of the building are those typical local, sandstone, brick, wood supported by the use of glass and steel corten

terrace villa in stone and wood

The architectural renovation is integrated with technological innovation, using a system of photovoltaic solar panels for the production of energy

terrace villa in stone and wood

The Valentini Architecture studio has designed a residential villa that evokes elements of classical architecture, such as the triangle and the arch, mixing them with the typical materials of the rural architectural tradition, such as dry stone for the walls, the wooden truss for the roof of the portico that brings back the imaginary construction technique of the barn

terrace villa in stone and wood

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