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The project

Talía is a fascinating place, an island on the island, where harmony is the main protagonist, thanks to the meticulous restoration by the two owners, Marco Giunta and Viviana Haddad - a couple of young married architects from Milan who decided to live in Modica choosing slowliving over city life.

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The restoration of the rooms has been inspired by the unique features of Arabic houses in the Medina providing peaceful spaces in the heart of a busy town.

 

Like a Moroccan riad, rooms in Talia are independent and do not communicate, but they all face the central garden which is an important element of the space and a place for encounters.

 

Great attention has been given to the choise of materials, which are natural, ecological, and, above all, typical of the Sicilian tradition: stone walls, lime plasters, cane roof, stone and polychrom tiled floors.

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