zanonarchitettiassociati renovates italian country house to become one with nature

zanonarchitettiassociati renovates italian country house to become one with nature

situated in treviso, northern italy, this country house is offered a new life by zanonarchitettiassociati (zaa)through the renovation of its interiors and the expansion of the living space. the latter is designed in the extended structure made of a glass and corten steel framework.

the new glass volume and the main house
all images © paolo belvedere



in this renovation project, zaa has realized a volume that blends seamlessly with the natural landscape through the arrangement of wide windows. from the outside, the glass volume reflects the surrounding nature becoming part of it, while from the inside the windows become invisible — giving the impression of being outdoor. in the end, the living room becomes one with the countryside.

the corten steel and glass volume

corten frame detail

the living space becomes one with the surrounding nature

the living room’s design pieces

the new living space

the furniture is a mix of vintage and design pieces

the stainless steel kitchen

the new fireplace

the bedroom area with exposed beams

sliding door detail



project info


location: treviso

area: 450 m²

design: 2012

construction: 2013

client: private

partner: mogs srl



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edited by: lea zeitoun | designboom

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