VILLA ARIA, RENTAL VILLA 5*, built 1862. reconstruction 2016. authors Rajka Bunjevac, Boris Petrović, Combining a love of architecture, history and nature, this 19th century traditional stone house in Gostinjac, a small village near Dobrinj in the Krk Island Region, will school you on building culture. Owned by architects who approached the renovation on this historic rural house plan with respect for the old, but a reverence for a minimalist, modern living. Known for their less-is-more approach to design, the architects embraced the original elements of the home and complemented these with modern elements that really set it apart form the rest.