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Project • By iraisynn attinom studioHotels

Hospitality complex in Ancient Corinth

The plot is located near the archaeological site of Ancient Corinth, where prehistoric, Hellenistic and Roman findings have been discovered. In the Northwest the plot is facing the sea (Corinthian gulf) and in the South, the Acrocorinth, a rocky cliff 575 meters high where the castle of Ancient Corinth (700 BC) is located. The area has also been designated as a protected ecosystem, due to the bushy Mediterranean vegetation and fauna.  Caption   On that 2200 sqm plot, a hotel of 1000 sqm is going to be built. The main objectives of the design are the protection from the northwest winds, the view towards Acrocorinth, as well as the accomplishment of privacy among the residents. The hospitality complex consists of a one-story... More

Project • By iraisynn attinom studioHousing

Arched residencies in Santorini island

Four autonomous summer houses will be constructed on a plot in the area of ​​Oia on the island of Thira (Santorini) in Greece. Santorini is an island in the southern Aegean sea. It is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago, and it is the remnant of a volcaniccaldera.  Caption The main objectives of the design are the protection from the northwest winds, the view towards the sea and the Mediterranean volcanic landscape, as well as the accomplishment of privacy among the residents.  Caption The rocky plot is facing north, and is exposed to the strong northwest winds that prevail in the area. The goal of the design was, through the division of the main building volume into smaller ones, to create a number of... More

Project • By Architectural Studio Ivana LukovicPump stations

Bespoke Petrol Station

The Journey The wild scenery of Attica, with its rocky hills and olive trees, on the way to the busy port of Lavrio, is the site of this " bespoke" Shell petrol station. Rejecting  the pre- fabricated images of Shell petrol stations chains, that are brought directly to a site, while ignoring its characteristics, was the original source of the idea for a custom-made space that allows the User to be an active participant with the surrounding nature. The building was conceived in such a way that time, porosity, movement, transparency and materiality were the starting points for spatial exploration. Time The journey engages time: a quick time of simple petrol filling, an intermediate that allows for using shower, shop and toilet facilit... More

Project • By 3+ architecturePrivate Houses

Cocoon Villas, Crete

* Within the boundaries of a purely tourist settlement on the northern coast of Crete, the refurbishment of a group of 4 incomplete residences, without existing landforms, and their conversion into a complex of luxury holiday villas, led to contemporary architectural approaches in a seemingly unaltered shell, by re-developing the dialogue with the landscape at varying scales.The natural terrain, among olive trees and in sparse or no vegetation, is uphill from the road level, with a rapid incline in its middle and milder at the top, where the residences are located.Due to the limited ability of intervention in the building shells, elements that have the character of "mantle" are used, contributing to the reformation of the volume o... More