Centuries-old apartment in Israel transformed into a remarkable modern “cave”

This renovation of this apartment in Israel unifies the cavernous, centuries-old rooms into a modern residence that offers multiple views of the sea. Pitsou Kedem Architects concealed some parts of the ceiling arches while uncovering others to create a subtle combination of the old and the new.

The rooms of the apartment, located in Tel Aviv-Yafo¬– an ancient port city in Israel– have been altered over hundreds of years. Each room has its own character and ground level. The architects…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/centuries-old-apartment-in-israel-transformed-into-a-remarkable-modern-cave
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