His eyes are a blue as bright as the water that laps on the edges of this old building. Yet another construction zone, albeit one that he is on the verge of finishing and where he enjoys receiving guests. In the hills above this town, located in provincial Arezzo, Roberto Baciocchi is a king with a mischievous glint in his eyes. As the architect for Prada‘s stores, the Tuscan architect is a fascinating character. The rigorous style for which he is renowned, and which is the hallmark of all his public designs, is demonstrated perfectly here. Coming face-to-face with him, the thick stone walls – a characteristic of this ancient settlement – speak for themselves […]
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