Richard Neutra’s VDL Research House, built in 1963, is considered a modernist masterwork. This year, almost six decades later, Kettal has collaborated with the late Austrian-American architect’s son, Dion Neutra, to re-interpret its rooftop penthouse. The result is a softly lit homage that’s cognisant of nature and clothed in striking past-meets-present good looks. Kettal is available from Studio Italia. studioitalia.co.nz


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