The one that the London interior designer owns Lisa Burke It is tradition and modernity together. It is an 18th century building decorated with a bohemian style It reflects the mix of cultures of the country, African roots and French legacy. It underwent an intense remodeling in which old elements have been respected. The most radical change was to tear down some walls to create open spaces.
In it there are classic elements, especially structural ones, with modern furniture of a minimalist style. In the structure that has been maintained, wood and stone stand out as basic elements of a traditional dwelling. The hydraulic pavement takes us back to the French colonial period of the 19th century.
Apart from the modern furniture, African-style furniture has also been used and some with a lot of character and worn finish. The stone pillars and the wooden beams are a charm.
The kitchen is spacious, open with everything you need, grill included, to taste the best dishes in the area. A magnificent combination of traditional Moroccan cuisine with the most current minimalist currents.
It is surprising how well the classic elements of the country interrelate with the current European currents in interior decoration.
The pavement with its varied geometric design helps create a link between the different areas of this large space that encompasses the kitchen and dining room.
The combination of a traditional Moroccan wardrobe with a pair of modern chairs is very successful.
The openings of the doors have remained with their characteristic rounded shape, typical of the entire Maghreb.
In the same way the bed of the main bedroom is on a rise of the floor as it usually happens in the whole area of North Africa.
The woodwork in dark wood and a bit rough, stone and cement give this house a traditional as well as modern aspect.