Native species

LF91 creates Can Baula masterpiece

Verdant North Mallorca. With its scented pine forests, rolling hills and lush flora, it is quite beautiful enough as it is and ostentatious buildings would seem out of place here.

The most fitting structures for this type of naturally blessed environment are rustic stone houses, or – as in Can Baula’s case – healthy homes designed to complement.

Harmony formed the basis of LF91’s blueprint. Simplicity and minimalism demonstrate the architect firm’s commitment to producing a house respectful of the land around it. Pure lines achieve a sense of balance with the surrounding cultivated gardens, resulting in a single unified landscape; large windows also contributing to the merging effect.

Interaction between inside and out is further enhanced by intelligent use of local natural materials and resources, such as stone walls and wooden cabinets. A delicate colour palette of neutral and earth tones used in conjunction with art gives off a restful vibe.

Taking the relaxation outside onto the terrace area by the spectacular pool, the dweller’s eyes come to rest on a clump of scented rockrose. The pretty white flower is a native species of Mallorca, a description that also sits well on Can Baula.

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LF91

Rotonda Can Berenguer s/n, Pollença

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, publisher and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She started abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

Her website helencummins.com is a compilation of all the things she values since moving to the island, running hc/ Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Luxury Living is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire people to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks businesses and places that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.

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