Kitchen, Wall, Range, Range Hood, Marble, Marble, and White On an agricultural estate in Portugal, Blaanc Studio designed a simple retreat that does its utmost not to interfere with the scenic backdrop. The home was built with rammed earth, which is known for its thermal properties that help maintain a mild temperature all year long. A large, open fireplace with plenty of wood storage is used to warm the living area in winter.  Best Kitchen Marble White Photos from This Vineyard Hideout Is One with the Land, Literally