Il Sereno Lago di Como has declared its “new” Penthouse Suite will launch in June 2021. Famed architect Patricia Urquiola and hotelier Luis Contreras have joined forces to update what neighborhood newspaper La Provincia di Como has called “the greatest Penthouse in the entire world.”
When the existing Penthouse has continuously been rated amongst the greatest in the entire world, according to Il Sereno, the duo wanted to surpass this with their new eyesight. The interiors are encouraged by traditional post-war Italian glamour, “La Dolce Vita,” modernist Italian designers, Como silks and the style and design of Il Sereno alone. Furniture will consist of a combination of new, bespoke parts by Patricia Urquiola, as properly as some of her most up-to-date design projects, this kind of as the Body fat-Body fat Sofa from B&B Italia created for Il Sereno and classics from the likes of Franco Albini and Gio Ponti.
The Penthouse will showcase use of abundant elements, such as Canaletto walnut ceilings, Palissandro Blu stone partitions and Ceppo di Gre local stone floors. Right here, the Ceppo di Gre stone will be integrated in an revolutionary way: Venetian terrazzo floors will be mixed with geometric tiles of Ceppo for a “new but classic” look. The bedroom wall is also manufactured of Ceppo, specially grooved to give additional texture. An additional nearby stone, the eco-friendly Verdi Alpi, addresses the residing space wall.
Accessed by a independent elevator, there will be approximately 1,600 sq. feet of living place, which includes a 320-sq.-foot terrace, additionally an supplemental 538-square-feet of grass backyard around the parameter. There is a significant living area with dining place, two bogs and key bed room, sleeping up to 4.
Major French botanist Patrick Blanc has also returned to Il Sereno to layout a vertical backyard garden, which will seem on the new building’s façade under the suite. The dwelling wall will be seen from the lake and will interact with the façade of the developing and the neighboring Mirroir du Lac.
Growth Timeline: The initial strategy was to develop only during winter season when the resort was closed, so as not to bother company, primary to a three- to four-yr timeline to entire building. As a substitute, as a outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic and the hotel’s subsequent closure, construction will have concluded just 18 months following breaking ground in November 2019.
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