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VILLA G.

Sardinia, Italy
A unique visual impact, boasting great harmony and elegance.

A design challenge in the heart of Sardinia: creating a real “family home” starting from a 1970s villa covering over 1,000 m2. Lapitec was used for the interior and exterior cladding and for the swimming pool, bathrooms and spa area.

A modern take on the existing building.
This building was completely renovated and redesigned, with the aim of creating harmony between the simple and decisive lines of the existing architecture and the softer shapes of the surrounding natural land and rocks.
The objective was to create as much continuity as possible between the interior and exterior, using the great uniformity offered by Lapitec in terms of colour. The final effect, with a great visual impact, “hides” design and technical solutions, which was made by possible by the fact that this “full-bodied” sintered stone is both high quality and easy to work with.
 
Earth and water: natural elements to be experienced and lived in.
The swimming pool is positioned at the front of the house, creating a scenic design between the sky and the sea; its fluid yet geometric and functional design stretches 230 m2. The cladding and walkways are completely made from Lapitec, which further enhanced the pool design by creating an area with a strong visual impact. This is mainly thanks to the choice of Bianco Crema, whose subtle and Mediterranean look blends in perfectly with the colours of the surrounding landscape. The large slabs were made to be glued together, creating great continuity in terms of texture; when combined with the infinity edge, this achieves a horizontal view that appears to stretch all the way out to sea.
 
The outdoor walkway and the entire area in front of the villa also uses the delicate Bianco Crema shade, this time with a Vesuvio finish, creating a slightly more structured surface. The result is an outdoor area expressing intrinsic naturalness, with sintered stone underlining and highlighting an architecture that has a strong bond with its surroundings: a welcoming and hospitable place that transmits peace and inspiration.
 
Strong colour continuity between inside and out, between the house and nature, using the finishes to differentiate how the surfaces are perceived, in a sophisticated way. In fact, the Satin finish is truly one of a kind, as it most closely resembles a natural element, perfectly balancing texture and a velvety touch, making Lapitec a “warm” material. The Vesuvio finish also guarantees safe paving solutions, thanks to its flamed granite appearance that reduces surface slipperiness.
 

A mix of finishes and colours to create different yet harmonious rooms.

For the outdoor and indoor cladding of this Sardinian villa, Bianco Crema was chosen with a Satin finish – applied to the indoor flooring and cladding in a number of bathrooms – and with a Vesuvio finish for all the outdoor paving.
For the flooring, a basic module measuring 150 cm by 75 cm was chosen, making optimum use of the Lapitec slabs, while single, floor-to-ceiling slabs were used for the walls, measuring 250 cm high.

Applications
  • Living
  • Building
  • Pool & Spa
Finishes
  • Vesuvio
    Bianco Crema – Essenza Collection
  • Satin
    Bianco Crema – Essenza Collection

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