The wooded rocky landscape of south-east Mallorca was natural choice for a sculptor wanting to build a new house on the island. She was determined not to destroy the site in any way, and planned the design and construction in order to maximize the use of contemporary green technologies. The conservation of water was a particularly important aspect of the design. Part of the building already existed (a house built about seventy years ago), to which was added an adjoining structure built of the local stone, steel, and glass.
All the floors are polished stone, some of the internal walls were left in their rough stone state, while others were rendered with a mix of finely ground stone and cement. No Paint was used, the pale colour throughout gained from the natural materials. Apart from an old English lounger, most of the furniture was bought on the island: simple white cotton-covered sofas and cane chairs and a pure -white marble dining table. The timber ceiling beams are original to the old house, and all the doors and windows have wooden frames, but the new wing, housing the bedrooms and bathrooms, features frame-less openings. The owner, who works in steel, lead, wood and store, has created an admirable year-round dwelling completely at one with the land.