Greece

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about greece

Project • By SOUTH architectureApartments

Lycabettus Hill Studio

The project is about redoing an empty and unused flat, a leftover basement of anAthenian block of apartments. Located at the north slope of Lycabettus Hillin Athens, the flat had a single opening into an enclosed atrium, and a pair of ceilingskylights. Design concept aimed at enhancing those features of the space, in orderto create a comfortable and relaxed living space, a dwelling where the resident would find shelter and would familiarize with its rooms at his own pace.   The design concept is therefore implemented with an array of pocket spaces well designed and balanced. These living spaces offer a variety of in-between relationsand create a graduation of privacy, while maintaining a connection between them.Furthermore, the desig... More

Project • By A&M ARCHITECTSHotels

Methoni Wellness Villas

Similarly to the Greek term νόστος, used in Ancient Greek literature and describes the feelings of an epic hero returning home by sea, the identity of Methoni Wellness Center revolves around memory and the feeling of reaching something familiar. In Ancient Greek society, it was deemed a high level of heroism or greatness for those who managed to return. This journey is usually very extensive and includes being shipwrecked in an unknown location and going through certain trials that test the hero. The theme of Nostos is brought to life in Homer’s Odyssey, where the main hero Odysseus tries to return home after battling in the Trojan War. The design approach aims to create a unique wellness retreat connectin... More

Project • By A&M ARCHITECTSOffices

Deloitte Athens

Deloitte, one of the world’s leading consulting companies, decided to reorganize part of its headquarters in Marousi in order to reach the capacity needed in relation to its human dynamic. At the same time, the work environment aesthetics and optimization of unused spaces was a crucial parameter for the building’s transformation. A&M was assigned with the Design & Build of the space using Deloitte’s parameters, international ergonomics and safety standards as guidelines. The project was completed within the estimated timeline and budget while the spaces occupy 1080 M2 of the building distributed in 3 levels hosting 99 workstations both in open plan layout and close offices. The integration of the existing small atr... More

Project • By A&M ARCHITECTSRestaurants

Eat Greek

AIA introduced a number of aesthetic and functional upgrades in the Main Terminal Building. The departure process in the Intra-Schengen zone is redesigned to an open gate concept aiming to minimize passengers’ security dwell time, while enhancing the airport journey experience. Assigned by SSP, A&M introduced in the Greek market area an innovative F&B concept, Eat Greek. Eat Greek honors the breadth of traditional Greek cuisine by bringing fresh, wholesome cooking from all regions of Greece to a contemporary and comfortable setting in AIA Airport.  A&M designed and managed the implementation of Eat Greek concept in AIA. The challenge in designing the new Eat Greek was to alter the service mode from a fine dining conc... More

Project • By A&M ARCHITECTSPrivate Houses

Summer House in Karpathos

Sitting on one of the highest points of Karpathos, a authentic yet contemporary residence made its appearance on the rocky terrain of Othos with traditional forms and patterns taken straight from natural local sources. The vacation house designed and built by A&M became a unique addition to the village’s picturesque context. Through geometric volumes, laid on a variety of heights according to the site’s slope, the house completes the contours of land in a unique yet challenging way.  Α&Μ' s seamless service set spanned from conceptual design stages of Architectural, Engineering, MEP (in collaboration with PG Kamarinos office) and Interior Design services, up to styling and finishing touches as well as land... More

Project • By A&M ARCHITECTSOffices

Expedia Group HQ

Expedia Group, founded as a division of Microsoft in 1996, is an American global travel technology company. Its websites, which are primarily travel fare aggregators and travel metasearch engines, include: CarRentals.com, Cheap Tickets, Expedia.com, HomeAway, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, trivago and Venere.com.The design of the new offices of the Expedia group in Athens was a challenge for A&M and a chance to develop the long-term relationship with Expedia even further.   With the new corporate policy of Expedia to emphasize the use of local features, materials and textures, hoping for a balanced architectural effect, an industrial space of 1200sqm became home to the new Expedia Group company in Athens, right acr... More

Project • By A&M ARCHITECTSResidential Landscape

The Cube House

A playful game between cubic volumes created a simple design proposal, strict on the exterior and soft on the interior. Putting these contrasts in balance, the hard geometric surfaces creating an envelope for the house, create a statement of a modern building translated through forms, materials, and colors. At the same time, through a warm environment, the interior of the Cube House emphasizes on natural materials, offering the comforts of modern family life in the southern suburbs of Attica.      On a very small plot, the functional needs of the family of four seek creative coexistence in a modern shell. The living areas are distributed on the ground level utilizing large openings showing an extroverted character connec... More

Project • By A&M ARCHITECTSResidential Landscape

Sheltered Villas

Blending into a 12,000 sqm site in Karpathos, on a secluded area on the outwards of Menetes village, three villas make their appearance in the most humble way.   With a 23% site slope, the villas emerge from the landscape in a linear arrangement parallel to the view, respecting the natural topography. Placed amphitheatrically, the three villas have unobstructed views to the Aegean Sea while offering privacy and seclusion to their guests. A true relationship between indoor and outdoor, integrates the buildings to its surrounding. Built partially underground, the geometry and materiality reflect the site’s original textures and the buildings blend with the rough context. White, clean ribbons become retaining walls creating the on... More

Project • By Triton ActLaboratories

IASO, Renovating the public waititng room

The center of radiotherapeutic oncology has four (4) linear accelerators state-of-the-art and a high dose brachytherapy unit, which allows the service of a total of 3000 patients per year. The construction and supervision of the project were carried out entirely by the experienced technical staff of Triton Act.   Το κέντρο ακτινοθεραπευτικής ογκολογίας διαθέτει τέσσερις (4) γραμμικούς επιτ&alpha... More

Project • By CospicoHotels

Neilson Retreat Beach Club Sivota Greece

Cospilouvre has the power to control the weather, louvered roof system for home and business. When it comes to your outdoor living area you want a roof system that is stylish but also trust worthy. No matter if it is free standing or attached to an existing structure Cospilouvre is sure to enhance any area and compliment any architectural style to give you the perfect sun weather control. Cospilouvre is the ideal system and your best solution, manufactured entirely in Greece with quality elements, precision engineering and aesthetic options to fulfill your dreams of the ultimate outdoor space. Louvers can be positioned anywhere between 0-90 degree range of motion for the exact amount of shade, protection or ventilation desired. Cospilouvre... More

Project • By zeropixel architectsPrivate Houses

Unique Home Creations | Crete

We are Zeropixel Architects, a group of engineers who chose to live and create in this unique place, Crete. Just like you. We share this desire with you. Our buildings that we design and construct for you reflect this mutual passion. For us, designing a home is based on trust and honesty. Constructing it requires responsibility and professionalism. These principles are key elements of our mentality. Our approach to construction combines the intimacy of an architecture office and the stability of a construction company. We see creating homes as a means to making people happy and building bonds that last after the construction process is over. Our team and Karl Heinz and Gabi are shown in this video. We had the pleasure to design and build th... More

Project • By zeropixel architectsPrivate Houses

The Feng Shui Stone House

In the area of ​​Apokoronas and more specifically at the village of Gavalochori, in an area outside the settlement with a slight slope, we designed and built a two-level house with a basement and a swimming pool. The house is 511m2 and the construction time is 2019-2020.  The central idea of ​​the house is based on the philosophy and principles of feng shui, as well as bioclimatic design. The central design is by four stone walls of different lengths which divide the house into three areas. Starting from the east ground floor, between the first two stone walls, we have the living room and the dining room and the office upstairs, looking at the double height of the living room. Three orthogonal frames of different shape and size made... More

Project • By Interior Design LaboratoriumShops

Bon Bon Fait Maison

BON BON Fait Maison, is an innovative concept of fast gourmet food on a Greek island, where the Ionian, Aegean and Cretan seas meet under the Greek sunlight.The story begins a few years ago when some friends from Paris got together in Kythira. The island’s strange energy, the flavours, the aromas and the authenticity of the place made their hearts beat loudly. This intense love for the island evoked their need for creation. This is how BON BON Fait Maison (homemade) was designed, shaking things up gastronomically on the island. The soul of the endeavour is Chef Kriton Minas Poulis, straight from Paris, he is the man who envisioned the gastronomic philosophy behind BON BON Fait Maison. The interesting menu includes homemade ice creams... More

Project • By Interior Design LaboratoriumHotels

Istoria, a member of Design Hotels

Interior Design Laboratorium presents its first holistic architectural and interior design project, ISTORIA hotel a unique Mediterranean sanctuary inspired by people’s original stories.The fundamental design idea of ISTORIA stems from the building itself and the stories of the people who have resided in it throughout the years. A deserted private residence neighboring a deep blue patch of the Aegean Sea is transformed to a boutique hotel for travelers with eclectic taste, inspired by luminous images and Mediterranean locations. Interior Design Laboratorium’s initial contact with the existing building, in September 2017, brought to light a true story from the building’s past. The premises included 5 stables where the former... More

Project • By Interior Design LaboratoriumHotels

Parīlio, a Member of Design Hotels

Interior Design Laboratorium discovers the island of Paros and presents a holistic design for Parilio, a member of Design Hotels, a project inspired by the stripped splendor of Cycladic architecture, the pure land of Paros island and the unique light of the sun.    “Helios, my Sun, let me shine in the echo of your gold light”   Located among the green meadows and the island reeds, next to the famous Kolympithres beach, Parilio - “the sun’s aura” - gets its name from the bright, sunlike optical illusion, often on a luminous ring or halo, caused by sunlight passing through ice crystals in the upper atmosphere. The overwhelming feeling that is provoked by the enchanting spectacle of sunligh... More