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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 Arun Nalapat ArchitectsPrivate Houses

Home on the Hill

“...  the house sits rooted to the site, cloaked in greys and browns. The landscape hugging the walls, tying it to the hilltop. Unpretentious and modest, it succeeds in hiding its scale and secrets ...”   Set amidst the scenic hills of Kerala, this get-away home is sited atop one such hill, offering expansive views to the lush green terrain below and around it. Our clients requirements were simple - a contemporary retreat and the primary need for solitude.    The intent to blur the boundaries between the built and the natural spaces was fulfilled by bringing in the landscape into the midst of the house, splitting the residence from the inside. Large extended overhangs, enveloped in wood and evocative of t... More