30 Apr '17, 3pm

Dreamy off-grid summer retreat is born from decrepit farmhouse ruins

Dreamy off-grid summer retreat is born from decrepit farmhouse ruins

Is there any better way to enjoy Tuscany than with a stay inside a historic stone farmhouse? Studio Contini transformed a decrepit rural building into a dreamy summer retreat nestled in the remote pastures of the stunning Tuscan-Emilian Apennines. The architects preserved the structure’s original character while adding modern luxuries and bolstering its off-grid capabilities with solar panels and a phytopurification waste system.

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