Preserving history

It was satisfying to see how the owners of this home had allowed two glimpses from the past to show when they applied a new exterior to their house.

The aged wood and the Istrian stone tie the past to the present (and future) in an aesthetic manner. Bravo!

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4 responses to “Preserving history

  1. Nice. Do you have a picture of the whole house?

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  2. I saw it more as a respectful bow to the past, Anneli.

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  3. So the person who did the renovation wasn’t wholeheartedly committed to the change. Couldn’t let go of the past completely.

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