Lovely colonial residence designed by Alejandro Marranzini, located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Description by Alejandro Marranzini
Nestled within the coronary heart of the oldest metropolis within the New World, Santo Domingo’s Ciudad Colonial, the homes that make up Casas del XVI supply vacationers the prospect to step again in time to expertise the colourful tradition, romantic structure and beautiful monuments born of the Spanish Colonial period. The lodge preserves the great thing about the colonial homes that make up the previous city neighborhood, providing visitors lodging in particular person homes every courting again to the earliest European settlers. The lodge will open with two homes in March 2014, and can ultimately broaden to embody a set of 20 houses within the colonial quarter. Sprinkled throughout a two-block space, the long-lasting homes have been initially constructed within the Spanish Colonial period with basic roman roofs and brick arches remaining intact immediately. With a give attention to each preserving the unique structure and in addition celebrating the colourful Dominican tradition, the inside of every home is adorned in accordance with a theme referring to Dominican tradition and Spanish Colonial historical past. That includes an eclectic mixture of historic artifacts, native paintings and handcrafted furnishings, the comfortable house inside enchants visitors with its colonial allure. A butler in every home tends to friends each want, permitting for an unforgettable expertise of historic luxurious.
Images by Harold Lambertus