Marisa Garreffa

An Artist’s life

At Villa Lena

The contrasts of Villa Lena are both in its life and its design, serenity and wildness in equal measure, whichever you require.

Els Comellars

John Pawson and Claudio Silvestrin

A towering and meditative villa nesting amongst the trees yet striking in contrast to the backdrop of the sky, it was designed and built by John Pawson and Claudio Silvestrin.

The Rebirth of Plants

Hida

Hida is an area known for its master carpenters, the Hida-takumi, whose distinctive and impeccable technique made them highly sought after throughout history.

Kirasagi

Surrounded by the Northern Alps, the mountainous Hida region of the Gifu Prefecture is in the centre of the archipelago, 90 percent of which is forested.

Commitment in its purest form

Teixidors

The community is at the heart of Teixidors, improving the economic independence and social integration for people with learning difficulties.

The home of Philip Johnson

The Glass House

The property and the décor capture the original design, including the daybed designed by Mies Van Der Rohe.