House in Sardinia (C3 no.409)


Stera Architectures

C3 no.409 / pp.218-233 (16 pages)



House in Sardinia _ Stera Architectures

Sardinia, Italy, 2019

Eclectic variety of forms, surfaces and exterior spaces are harmonized with its rugged site above the sea
Porto Servo is a resort in the Italian island of Sardinia, where rugged granite terrain tumbles down into the Mediterranean Sea. Here, Paris-based Stefania Stera has created a house which she calls a “barefoot palace”. It is embedded in the environment, and designed as an architectural promenade in harmony with nature, where materials and craft skills come together and endow the whole with a dimension of durability and humanity. […]