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Cubic Distortion House


This house grew out of a re-conceptualization of the traditional Greek stone house, whose irregular stonework generates a fractured façade. The arrangement of the building’s formal mass evolved from a simple cube distorted in such a way as to allow the house to glimpse views and capture sunlight that would otherwise have been inaccessible, given […]


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Andros


The country house in the island of Andros sits on a remarkable site. A site of hidden and evident beauty at the same time. A land that has been treated by humans to exploit the inclination of the hill. The so called «pezoules» were full with cypress trees, olive trees a huge oak tree and […]


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Urban stripes


In the area of the centre of Athens named Koukaki two major architectural modernistic build examples exist. The first is the Fix building by Takis Zenetos and the new museum of Acropolis by Tchumi. Urban stripes have used elements of both buildings in producing a new facade for an apartment building. The generic typology of […]


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Urban Cubes


In Cyclades the “Chora” the main village used to be mainly on a hill or a mountain in order to be protected from the pirates that were ruling the seas in the past centuries. The white cubes are built on top of each other allowing ventilation and sun to access every part of the house. […]


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Cocoon suites


Mykonos is one of most famous Greek islands with a population of 10000 people that rises to 50000 people during summertime. Mykonos has a unique natural environment full with amazing beaches, rocky hills and treeless desert like landscape, always in relation to the sea. Vernacular architecture is also unique in Mykonos. Organic whitewashed cubes with […]


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Top 20 Most appreciated articles in 2011


At the end of a year with plenty of wonderful architecture works, we bring you the most appreciated 20 pieces of architecture published this year. According to Google Analytics the most viewed articles in 2011 were the following, Zaha Hadid Architects being the most appreciated with five places in this top: Zaha Hadid Architects | […]


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Wide Open Villa


The monolithic volume is shaped by two parameters: the street, whose curve it follows, and the private garden, which imparts a planar quality to the side in question. From the outside, the building has an austere, almost monumental character. The same language of monumentality has been transferred to the interior where large open spaces meet […]


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Placebo Pharmacy


The design process for this large (600m2) supralocal pharmacy forced us to shift our viewpoint and come up with a virtual building—a placebo pharmacy. The octagonal shape of the existing structure was re-formed into a cylinder in order to create a spiral which seeks to converse with the rapid motion on Vouliagmenis Avenue, the urban […]


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