The work of those masons who came before us.
This ivy-covered castle in Provence underwent a decade-long renovation by the American owners and their French designer, Michel Biehn. Built in the 11th century as a tower for soldiers and significantly damaged by a fire in the 18th century, its new residents and their team had the challenge of restoring the building while staying as faithful to its original form as possible. Biehn made the pool an organic extension of the property by mimicking the structure’s texture and colo
The Interior Castle of St. TeresaSt. Teresa of Avila (1515-82) envisioned the soul as "a castle made of a single diamond... in which there are many rooms, just as in Heaven there are many mansions." This idea came to her in about the year 1579.A friend of hers, Fray Diego de Yepes wrote that God "showed her a most beautiful crystal globe, made in the shape of a castle, and containing seven mansions, in the seventh and innermost of which was the King of Glory...