An abundance of natural light makes the main room an ideal spot for Claudio to work on his paintings. The huge south-facing window is also a natural passive solar collector. Designer John Picard installed light-toned bamboo flooring for environmental reasons (it matures quickly and grows like a weed), but Jana loves its durability and low maintenance. “We had a Christmas tree whose container leaked for three days before we discovered the problem,” she recalls.
Photo By Claudio Santini