Monday, March 19, 2012

The Great Houses of Havana

Cuba has always been on my list of places to visit, not only because of its rich culture but also for its amazing architectural history. I am so inspired by these beautiful photos from Hermes Mallea's book The Great Houses of Havana.

Spiral Staircase in the Art-Deco style house designed by Raphael de Cardenas for 
pharmaceutical heiress Hilda Sarra

The pool house wing in the British ambassador's residence. 

The bathroom of the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales with carved Carrara marble bathtubs from 1894

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