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Residence in Voula / Spacelab Architecture

  • 01:00 - 13 October, 2010
Residence in Voula / Spacelab Architecture
Residence in Voula / Spacelab Architecture, © Nick Danilidis
© Nick Danilidis
  • Architects

  • Location

    Mesochori 230 53, Greece
  • Architects

    Spacelab Architecture
  • Project Team

    Sotiris Hainis, Vana Krimnioti
  • Structural Engineer

    John Marneris
  • Mechanichal Engineer

    Charalampos Argyros
  • Project Year

    2008
  • Photographs

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From the architect. Concept
An L-shaped building was created in order to maximize the free space around the residence. This arrangement allowed for the development of the swimming pool and the surrounding garden.

© Nick Danilidis
© Nick Danilidis

Building program
The building consists of four levels At a raised platform over the road the living – dining areas and kitchen are located. All spaces open out to the garden and swimming pool through extensive glazed surfaces. The floor above cantilevers over the kitchen creating a protected and shaded outdoor sitting area. three bedrooms and a master bedroom are located on the first floor the first basement is occupied by the office space, a small gym and the service quarters. the parking area is located on the second basement.

© Nick Danilidis
© Nick Danilidis

Technical features
The residence is made out of a steel frame structure revealed in many parts of the building. It consists of a juxtaposition of volumes covered up in different materials and textures, such as exposed concrete surfaces, perforated steel, extensive glazing and aluminum detailing ie. in the shading system.

© Nick Danilidis
© Nick Danilidis
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