POOL AREA

Bedouin tent by the pool …

Pool House

An expansive space, it is very well-equipped with sofas, a television and wood-burning fireplace inside, and dining tables for eating…

Exterior

Decking was installed and a stone path making the garden more accessible. The chairs are by Vincent Sheppard and the…

Facade

The stone of the facade was cleaned while the lower section was plastered and painted. All apertures were renovated and…

COURTYARD

The outside space contains an alfresco eating area and pool…

POOL AREA

Bedouin tent in the background and washed terrazzo flooring on foreground …

Outdoor elevations

The pool is located on the upper tier, above the line of sight of this stepped terrace area, giving character…

A suspended bridge leads to the entrance of the home, the door neatly blending into the cladding. Spied through the…

The courtyard at night…

Courtyard

The central courtyard features natural stone flooring and the original external staircase. An olive tree brings in a statuesque element…

Facade

The only part of the original house that remains. The original decorative detailing is still in place but Bernard inserted…

The courtyard at dusk…

Courtyard

The outside space is small but Maria and Lahcene wanted it to work hard - and it does. As well…

Pool House

An expansive space, it is very well-equipped with sofas, a television and wood-burning fireplace inside, and dining tables for eating…

Open shaft

Light is supplied to the rear of the house through an open shaft running from the roof to the lower…

The pool was elevated to access the views across countryside to the sea. This also allowed the architects to put…

Garden

The travertine coping around the pool complements the rubble walls and concrete wall at the back, whilst the pool, which…

Courtyard

This was redesigned in order to create a more functional space and to allow better views from the dining room/kitchen…

Courtyard

Filled with plants, the courtyard has a fresh feel. After eight years here, in the house, the family are selling…

Facade

The only part of the original house that remains. The original decorative detailing is still in place but Bernard inserted…

The outdoor space at night…

Alcove

The alcove area beneath the stairs acts as a wood store for the outdoor fire pit …

When open, the floor-to-ceiling doors disappear behind timber screens, so completely merging the internal and external spaces. As well, large…

The tranquil courtyard…

Exterior wall

The curve of the upstairs wall can clearly be seen and looking up, frames the view of the sky. Bernard…

Terrace

Guests can enjoy the view from the terrace which is rich in interest.…

Exterior

The grey façade, ceramic large format concrete, floor to ceiling glass panelling for walls, and barely-there kitchen balcony create a…

Exterior

a terrace wraps round all most of the apartment. Adrian has divided it into sections that include a custom-built elevated…

Exterior

The house, which is just over a century old, sits in a large garden which includes a pool. When creating…

Outside lounge

A backdrop of Pachycereus marginatus, or Organ pipe cactus, in differing heights, makes an eye-catching backdrop to the seating area.…

EXOTIC FEEL

The planting aims to create an exotic Asian feel; the larger plants include bamboo, kentias, Strelitzia Augusta and Colocasia Gigantea…

The Terrace

On the soil, a top layer of lava rocks preserves moisture and prevents the onset of weeds.’ Elsewhere bespoke corten…

EXERCISE AREA

As well as an area to lounge in the sun, the wooden deck also serves as an outdoor gym…

GUEST ROOM VERANDAH

A canopy held up with mangrove trunks, shades the chill-out area outside of the guest bedroom…

The Terrace

Cha Cha’s brief to The Garden Studio was a terrace of cacti and succulents. ‘Plants were sourced from different suppliers…

Outdoors

Astroturf and travertine decking help give the deck a cool look. Nathan persuaded the homeowners to go with a pool…

The elegant entrance hints at the detail within…

LIGHT-FILLED SPACE

The flooring in most of the area is natural limestone with Ipe wood by the pool…

Cacti mural on Terrace

Made of glazed terracotta, this strikingly effective mural was Jean-Philippe’s idea. ‘I found this wall a little flat and so…

Terrace

Stretching the length of the house, and accessible from the kitchen and living room, the terrace is where Danny and…

Exterior

Decking was installed and a stone path making the garden more accessible. The chairs are by Vincent Sheppard and the…

Exterior

The grey façade, ceramic large format concrete, floor to ceiling glass panelling for walls, and barely-there kitchen balcony create a…

Courtyard at night

The central courtyard features natural stone flooring and the original external staircase. An olive tree brings in a statuesque element…

Exterior

A graphic concrete structure above the table adds shade and also supports the terrace of the bedroom above…

Courtyard

It may be away from the view, the courtyard offers many different quiet places to sit and soak up the…

Exterior

a terrace wraps round all most of the apartment. Adrian has divided it into sections that include a custom-built elevated…

TERRACE

The outdoor terrace features a variety of seating areas to chill al fresco surrounded by the tropical bush. Locally sourced…

Outdoors

Astroturf and travertine decking help give the deck a cool look. Nathan persuaded the homeowners to go with a pool…

Exterior

Tiles, both concrete and wood-effect, along with artificial turf create an attractive outdoor area…

Another view of the courtyard at night…

Garden

The focal point of the garden is the mature olive tree, under which the Alocasia, Philodendrons, ferns and various climbers…

Exterior - Front

The curved look continues at the back of the house where the space includes a stylish dining area, an outdoor…

Roof Terrace

The roof terrace has been made into an outdoor living room which is a lovely place to be, especially at…

Outdoor Stairs / Cement Shuttering

Cement shuttering shows off the workmanship of this building technique, emulating a typical outdoor staircase of a Maltese farmhouse using…

Exterior

Decking was installed and a stone path making the garden more accessible. The chairs are by Vincent Sheppard and the…

Courtyard

It may be away from the view, the courtyard offers many different quiet places to sit and soak up the…

Exterior

The curved look continues at the back of the house where the space includes a stylish dining area, an outdoor…

House and Pool

The restored balconies overlooking the infinity pool…

Inner Courtyard

An inner, scented sanctuary of herbs and flowers that are planted around the olive tree that is in memory of…

The beauty and synchronicity of the materials can be seen in the profile of the house - natural stone, warmed…

At night, the interior glows through the large window…

Another view of the outdoor space at night…