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Andronikos Hotel in Santorini, Greece by KLab architecture

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Article source: KLab architecture

After a successful collaboration for Andronikos hotel in Mykonos, KLab architecture and Andronikos hotels joined forces again for a new hotel in Santorini. A large house from the 70’s, located in Imerovigli Santorini, of three floors was rethought as 6 suites hotel. Above the volcano caldera and the famous rock “skaros” KLab architecture changed throughout the existing building to accommodate the needs of the new hotel. 6 large suites and a sky bar on the terrace were conceived as a modern interpretation of the cave like vernacular houses of Santorini. New vaults and arches and curvaceous edges recreate the unique aura of traditional houses.

Image Courtesy © Akis Paraskevopoulos

Image Courtesy © Akis Paraskevopoulos


  • Architects: KLab architecture
  • Project: Andronikos Hotel
  • Location: Santorini, Greece
  • Photography: Akis Paraskevopoulos
  • Principal architect: Konstantinos Labrinopoulos
  • Project architect: Veronika Vasileiou
  • Employer: Andronikos Hotel
  • Plot Surface: 350 m2
  • Building: 350 m2
  • Design: 2016
  • Construction: 2016


Grace Santorini Hotel & Villa by Divercity & Mplusm

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Article source: Divercity & Mplusm

This 20-room hotel (a joint project between Divercity and Mplusm) is carved into the cliff-face 300m above Santorini’s volcanic caldera. The understated design allows this extraordinary landscape to take centre stage. The hotel provides a contemporary interpretation of vernacular architecture: economy of space, radical simplicity, and organic forms.

Overview of the hotel, Image Courtesy © Erieta Attali

Overview of the hotel, Image Courtesy © Erieta Attali

  • Architects: Divercity & Mplusm
  • Project: Grace Santorini Hotel & Villa
  • Location: Santorini, Greece
  • Photography: Erieta Attali & Serge Detalle
  • Client: Grace Hotels Group
  • Status: Complete, 2010 (Hotel), 2012 (Villa)
  • Architects:
    • Divercity & Mplusm (Hotel)
    • Divercity (Villa)
  • Principal Architects:
    • Divercity – Nikolas Travasaros  / Christina Achtypi
    • Mplusm – Memos Filippidis / Marita Nikoloutsou
  • Total plot area: 1,033.72 m2
  • Total building area: 621.23 m2
  • Interior Designers: 
    • Divercity & Mplusm
    • Sophia Vantaraki, (space consultant)
    • Alkistie Skarlatou (lighting designer)


Daphne in Santorini, Greece by 24D-Studio

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Article source: 24D-Studio

Daphne is a site-specific installation situated within the tunneled stairway that interplays with the notion of concealing and revealing the ancient interior surfaces of the tunnel leading to the peak of Pyrgos. Made entirely of self-supporting paper panels, Daphne creates an enclosure that intervenes the visitors’ perception of the existing conditions as a container of conglomerated memory as the paper panels age and take their shape accordingly to the local condition. The installation is part of Santorini Biennale of Arts that will take place until September 30, 2012.


  • Architects: 24D-Studio
  • Project: Daphne
  • Location: Pyrgos, Santorini, Greece
  • Type: Installation
  • Completion Date: July 2012
  • Materials: Watercolor Paper
  • Light Source: String LED
  • Area: 25 m2 / 82 sf
  • Design: 24° Studio (Fumio Hirakawa + Marina Topunova)
  • Client: Santorini Biennale of Arts Organizing Committee
  • Software used: Rhino 3D and Maya 2012


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