Project : 4 Traditional Houses
Location : Sifnos island
Date : 2006
Area : 3.200 m²
Four residences in Sifnos island are located by the sea, in a beautiful natural landscape with easy access to the beach and magnificent view to the Aegean Sea. The houses are two storeys high and their area varies from 140m² to 200m².
Each residence has a private use plot of approximately 700m², with landscape design that includes olive trees and other Mediterranean greenery. Additionaly each one has a private swimming pool and outdoor sitting areas.The form of the buildings is inspired by the local traditional Architecture with minimal modern elements that add a contemporary note.
The materials that have been used in the exterior and the interior of the buildings are locally found, such as white clay, local stone and wood.
The buildings’ scheme has been kept simple in order to give the sense of harmony, elegance and calmness that the sea and the beautiful landscape represents.
Regarding the functionality of each residence, they have been studied and designed in order to take advantage of every space and let the interior and the exterior space to interact.