To subtlety extend a traditional Provençal farmhouse on the French Riviera, Ellena Mehl Architects has nestled a connecting building with stone and glass facades into a stepped hillside. The extension adjoins a 40-year-old farmhouse that is located in a historic hamlet in southern France, which has a distinct architectural typology. Despite its contemporary appearance, the
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Renzo Piano Building Workshop has completed the Château La Coste Art Gallery, a sunken exhibition space topped by sails, which is set among the grape vines of a winery in Aix-en-Provence, France. Renzo Piano’s firm used chunky concrete walls to frame the 285-square-metre building, which is submerged six metres into a valley so that its roof is level with
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There’s something about the village of Marsanne that I fell utterly in love with the first time we visited, over a year ago. We arrived at 11pm in the dark, stayed just one night and left the next morning after breakfast but I knew it was somewhere I wanted to spend more time. When we […]
I’m really sorry if you’ve been visiting my blog and thought to yourself, ‘nothing new here’. Sorry to disappoint you but I’m currently in France preparing for our wedding. I might be a bit MIA for a few weeks but if I get the chance I will update you when I can. In the meantime, I […]
It’s almost time to head down to Provence for our wedding, I’m so excited! As we’ll be staying on in France for a mini-moon post-wedding I’ve been thinking about what to pack and how I want to dress whilst I’m there. What I’m wearing has quite an effect on my mood and I want to feel […]
Maison Scotch – Boheme Maxi Dress | Superga – 2750 Cotu Classic Canvas Tennis Shoe in Navy (or here + here) | Osprey London – The Safari Limited Edition Sunglasses Those days when you wake up and look out from an incredible balcony across fields and trees as far as the eye can see are […]
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Raquel Allegra – Linen Shift Dress | Superga – 2750 Cotu Classic Canvas Tennis Shoe in Navy | Osprey London – The Safari Limited Edition Sunglasses | CFconcept – Tusk Necklace We recently spent the most wonderful long weekend in Provence. Driving down from Calais we saw the countryside change from rolling fields of hay […]