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It might have been the haunt of the original A-list celebs – Roman emperors – but the draw of Lake Como has continued into modern times, with its stunning coastline populated by the likes of Hollywood’s George Clooney, Sylvester Stallone and Madonna. And with all those amazing lakeside views, it seemed a no-brainer that architect Brook Canal would take best advantage of it with its extreme makeover of Villa Girasole, a 1960s lakeside home. Installing Sky-Frame’s ‘Classic’ glazing system to the terraces ensured that the lucky new owners could take in the jaw dropping Balbianello peninsular panorama.



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