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The Unseen Green in Limassol, Cyprus by Constantinos Kalisperas Architectural Studio

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Article source: Constantinos Kalisperas Architectural Studio 

The design is based on the creation of a small hybrid “Green Garden” that interconnects both the interior and exterior of the house. This new proposed green space, has the ability to host the social activities of the owners in a more causal manner, within the shelter provided by the overwhelming plantation. Plants are used as a “filtering” tool for the external surrounding ‘noise’ and sunlight, providing a great sense of privacy and tranquility.

Image Courtesy © Constantinos Kalisperas Architectural Studio

Image Courtesy © Constantinos Kalisperas Architectural Studio

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Apartment building in Limassol, Cyprus by Vassiliades Architects

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Article source: Vassiliades Architects

The building is located in Limassol and consisted of 6 apartments. Morphologically, the building is a composition of solid volumes and surfaces, which vary in color and reflect functional differentiations and movements ∙ always aiming to the functionality and the comfort of the user. Dominant feature is the central vertical volume which is marked with a bright red color and serves the vertical movements. The balconies project into \”alignment\” as a reference to the morphological repeatability of the classic flats – only here, the order and the simplicity are the philosophy of composition. The glass railings highlight the overhanging levels and balance the \”heavy feeling\” of the compact set. In the latter, the circular openings in the \”frame\” that surrounds the balconies are opposed. Finally, the south facade retains the compact feeling, but the recesses and projections of the cubic volumes and the mild color variations offer the desired visual transitions that kill monotony.

Image Courtesy © Vassiliades Architects

Image Courtesy © Vassiliades Architects

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Double house in Limassol, Cyprus by Vassiliades Architects

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Article source: Vassiliades Architects

The challenge to create two different and independent dwelling units on the same site was fulfilled successfully because they follow the same design philosophy and are consolidated visually. Morphologically the houses are characterized by orthonormal, parallelepiped volumes, lined with wood panels which stand out from the primary white volume and reflect functionally the bedrooms. The exposed concrete elements come to add strength and simplicity in whole, functioning \”compensatory \” in the warm mood that the large wood surfaces give. The design course was determined by the dedication to the functionality, when at the same time many bioclimatic elements were included in order to achieve thermal comfort for the users.

Image Courtesy © Vassiliades Architects

Image Courtesy © Vassiliades Architects

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“House in Limassol V” in Cyprus by Vassiliades Architects

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Article source: Vassiliades Architects

In this bioclimatic nearly zero energy building (nZEB), we followed a minimalistic direction morphologically, in order to distinguish the actual architectural features without unnecessary decorations and exaggerations, following modernistic standards. The main idea is analyzed in the synthesis of three basic volumes, which are separated by their function and their material – white for the common spaces, wood for the private spaces and exposed concrete for the parking. The bioclimatic character of the building played equally important role, since the two main volumes are ‘open’ to the south and ‘turn their back’ to the north. In this context, the rotation of the ground floor white volume is included in order to be located exactly perpendicular to the south. Similarly, the volume of wood floor overhangs by 3 meters to the east, creating a shelter for the users, ideal for the evening hours. The environmental orientation of the house, is completed with the use of thermal insulated materials and active systems, such as a 3kW photovoltaic system.

Image Courtesy © Vassiliades Architects

Image Courtesy © Vassiliades Architects

  • Architects: Vassiliades Architects
  • Project: House in Limassol V
  • Location: Limassol, Cyprus
  • Software used:  Autodesk Autocad,  Autodesk Revit, ISBEM CY

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House in Kantou II in Cyprus by Vassiliades Architects

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Article source: Vassiliades Architects

In this house with bioclimatic elements in Kantou, Cyprus, the building program was structured in such a way that it is fully operational, while the aim of the full exploitation of the environmental conditions in order to save energy and achieve thermal comfort for users was achieved. All the above, resulted its ranking in energy class “A”. The main idea, which determined the final morphological outcome, is characterized by the parallel synthesis of 3 monolithic volumes. Morphologically, the design combines some more “traditional” typologies and materials with other modern minimalist trends. In this design context, the “monolithic” volumes, are coated with different materials, from a neutral white color to stone and wood panels.

Image Courtesy © Vassiliades Architects

Image Courtesy © Vassiliades Architects

Laiki Lefkothea Residence in Limassol, Cyprus by Tsikkinis Architecture Studio

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Article source: Tsikkinis Architecture Studio 

Area newly built, quiet countryside, peaceful conditions for family living Dynamic presence of free horizon to the gulf of Limassol city The conversion of space to place and maintain privacy The privacy as a mean of increasing the sense of land ownership Turning inward, the composition of the L-shaped form with internal covered veranda.

Image Courtesy © Tsikkinis Architecture Studio

Image Courtesy © Tsikkinis Architecture Studio

  • Architects: Tsikkinis Architecture Studio 
  • Project: Laiki Lefkothea Residence
  • Location: Limassol, Cyprus
  • Software used: Autodesk, Autocad, 3d max
  • Civil Engineer: George Kolonias
  • Electromechanical Engineer: Karantonis Kyriakos
  • Size: 260m² + 90m² covered verandas  + 70m² basement
  • Cost: €400000

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Germanina Agriculture Farm in Cyprus by SPARCH SAKELLARIDOU/PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Article source: SPARCH SAKELLARIDOU/PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS

The goal is to transform the site into a hospitality experience, the feeling of space and program into the art of experience, the actions into a viable and flexible development program.

The border: The listed buildings demarcate the central outdoor space with their shape, they accumulate the cultural activities, touristic infrastructure, hospitality, relaxation and entertainment programs (Interactive Museum, Agri-tourism, Baths, Accommodation). The enhancement of uses with reversible constructions of (container) type in a discreet relationship with the listed buildings reinforces the concept of limit and functions as a transitional element from and to the central area (Central Square), into the diffusion area (Natural Element).

General Νight View, Image Courtesy © sparch Sakellaridou/ Papanikolaou Architects & Ch. Marathovouniotis

General Νight View, Image Courtesy © sparch Sakellaridou/ Papanikolaou Architects & Ch. Marathovouniotis

  • Architects: SPARCH SAKELLARIDOU/PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS
  • Project: Germanina Agriculture Farm
  • Location: Cyprus
  • Architectural design: Rena Sakellaridou, Morpho Papanikolaou (Sparch Architechts) and Christos Marathovouniotis
  • Collaborators: N. Apergis, I. Kloni, E. Papaevangelou, V. Arvanitis, V. Yiannakis, M. Chatziioannidou (Phase A), Papaevangelou, G. Papanikolaou (Phase B)
  • Students of architecture: G. Kontominas, I. Tatli, S. Stylidis (Phase B)
  • Consultans: P. Kinato s, I. Pagonis, K. Polychronopoulos (Civil Engineers), I. Papagrigorakis (Mechanical Engineer), A. Tabathani (Electrical Engineer), A. Agisilaos (Surveyor Engineer), S. Barbarian (Landscape Architect)
  • 2nd PRIZE, International Architectural Competition in two Phases, 2011 & 2013

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George Michael residence in Paphos, Cyprus by Vardastudio architects and designers

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Article source: Vardastudio architects and designers

The house is located in the midst of a banana plantation in Sea Caves area, near Paphos, Cyprus. The design team saw an opportunity to unleash the living spaces beyond the interior of the house and spill them among the banana trees. A set of exterior walls define the external spaces.

Image Courtesy © Creative Photo Room

Image Courtesy © Creative Photo Room

  • Architects: Vardastudio architects and designers
  • Project: George Michael residence
  • Location: SeaCaves – Paphos, Cyprus
  • Photography: CreativePhotoRoom
  • Software used: Autocad, Sketchup and Photoshop
  • Client: GeorgeMichael
  • Project status: Complete 2013

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Costas & Elena residence in Paphos, Cyprus by sa.ne studio

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Article source: sa.ne studio

This project is consisted of three major volumes. Two of them are forming an “L” shape plan on the ground floor, and the other one sits on top of them at a 30 degrees angle.
The reason for creating such a composition, was to maintain visibility to the most beautiful views the house could have, and at the same provide appropriate orientation for shading for an improved thermal performance.

Image Courtesy © Giorgos Nearchou

Image Courtesy © Giorgos Nearchou

  • Architects: sa.ne studio
  • Project: Costas & Elena residence
  • Location: Armou village, Paphos, Cyprus
  • Photography: Giorgos Nearchou
  • Software used: Hand drawings and Physical models

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Villa in Limassol, Cyprus by DAS Interior Architect

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Article source: DAS Interior Architect 

The project is for a family with 2 kids. It consist of 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and a master bedroom with en suit bathroom covered with gray marble and a walk in wardrobe on the first floor.

Image Courtesy © DAS Interior Architect

Image Courtesy © DAS Interior Architect

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