I’ve been spending some time in Italy these holidays, scouting for some interesting sustainable interiors and exteriors. here’s what I’ve stumbled upon:
Many houses in the hills of Padova adapt to the environment. Especially the surrounding walls, staircases and walkways. They are mostly carved from, or built out of the already-existing stones of the hills:
This fountain in the botanical garden of Padova is certainly trying it’s best to accommodate the environment.
Also, this tunnel is created completely out of the rocky surroundings