Slopes or sea? When Italians opt for a vacation house, it’s one or the other, and an Udine engineer and his lawyer wife chose the former for themselves and their two children. At one end of the house’s birchlined great room, a lacquered birch block incorporates kitchen functions. The kitchen counter and trim are stainless steel.
Photo by Massimo Crivellar
The brief was brief: simple, open, joyous, and big enough for guests. Gri and Piero Zucchi took it from there. Since weekends and vacations often mean lots of cooking and socializing, the architects put the kitchen at the heart of the 1,300-square-foot house.
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