Monthly Archives: May 2015

  • Residence in Syros II by Block722

    Situated in the island of Syros, this summer house hosts a family of four and their guests. The steep and intense topography dominated the design process.

    A massive staircase leads to a gradual descent from the top towards the house, intensifying the experience of the cycladic landscape. The entrance is surrounded by the higher volumes of the main areas of the house, ending the descent path, then opening immediately to an ample view of the Aegean.

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  • Residence in Syros II by Block722

    This summerhouse on the island of Syros is defined by clear and square volumes and blends in with the Cycladic landscape, offering spectacular views of the Aegean. Hosting a family of four and their guests, the design of the residence was dominated by the steep and intense topography of the site. A massive staircase leads to a gradual descent towards the house, intensifying the experience of the surrounding landscape. The entrance is surrounded by the higher volumes of the main areas of the house, ending the descent path, then opening immediately to an ample view of the Aegean.

     

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  • Grexit deluxe

    Was für eine Lage: Auf der Kykladeninsel Syros hat das Athener Architekturbüro Block722 zwei Ferienhäuser gebaut. Hoch über dem Meer geschickt in den Fels gesetzt, bleibt das luxuriöse Interior der weiß getünchten Villen beinahe verborgen. Die Hauptrolle spielt die Aussicht – eine Auszeit auf Griechisch.

    Dort, wo die zwei Flachdachvillen stehen, sieht es genau so aus, wie sich der mittelmeersüchtige Nordländer Griechenland erträumt: Von der bequemen Sonnenliege streift der Blick über das tiefblaue Meer, das eins wird mit dem Horizont. Die karge Landschaft flimmert in der Mittagshitze. Zur Abkühlung baumeln die Beine im Wasser des Pools.

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