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La Serenissima
by Valentino Architects

Photo by Photography - Ramon Portelli

Valentino Architects has designed La Serenissima in Attard, Malta.


This project is a retrofit interior for a contemporary residence located in the village of Attard in Malta.

Designers Valentino Architects converted a former studio space designed by 20th-century artist Frank Portelli – a central figure in Malta's post-war art scene – into a modern home for his granddaughter.

Defined by bold triangular windows and a strong north-south axial layout, the re-birthed home augments Portelli's original design, conserving his furniture, floor tiles and spatial rationale – while a new raised sun deck transforms the southernmost point of the home into a bright semi-open space for reading, resting and gathering.


This project has been longlisted in the apartment interiors category of Dezeen Awards 2022.

Designer: Valentino Architects

Project: La Serenissima

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