What each project site

Town & Country (Philippines) - - INTERIOR LIVES -

“The house is a pro­gres­sion of spa­ces and vol­umes,” says An­thony Nazareno, the home’s ar­chi­tect and a personal friend of the fam­ily. As a found­ing part­ner of the Nazareno + Guer­rero De­sign Group, he says that the pre­cise use of space was de­lib­er­ate and nec­es­sary. “The lin­ear­ity of the house’s ar­chi­tec­tural com­po­si­tion be­lies its flu­id­ity. Walls of adobe are in­ter­spersed with vis­ually por­ous walls of glass where nat­u­ral light and shad­ows play out in the in­te­rior space. Walls were built up to ac­com­mo­date art and art was propped up to cre­ate walls.”

Nazareno’s de­sign process be­gins when he has a firm un­der­stand­ing of what the home­own­ers want and what each project site will al­low. Once the lim­i­ta­tions and op­por­tu­ni­ties have been iden­ti­fied, ev­ery­thing be­gins to move quickly. “I had a good head start with this par­tic­u­lar project be­cause af­ter ren­o­vat­ing their pri­mary home in Manila, I saw the art they were ac­cu­mu­lat­ing and fore­saw their need for more

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