It is almost impossible not to notice at a glance how glass is used not only generous but also very brave in the architectural composition of the house. And we can hardly reproach to architects in such extravagance because deliberately focus on the design of the building has been referred to the beauty and function of glass. For this luxury residence designed by architecture 314 Architecture Studio, located on the outskirts of the Greek capital. The fact is that the climate allows the incorporation of the glass volumes so on the one hand and on the other – nothing should be hidden charms of the inhabitants of the panoramic sea views. And yet the glass facades and provide a natural ventilation of the premises. In the building there are three separate apartments. Each of them has an area of ??250 sq m distributed between a spacious lounge area, one main and two smaller bedrooms.
Trends to “green” architecture and eco-design are fully used in exterior and interior design of the entire building. Following this model, the architects created an architectural model, which offers the beauty of the natural and living environment suitable for the Mediterranean climate in Greece. Large swimming pool and a lovely roof garden provide coolness on hot nights, and from the garden to look to the sky opens and the beauty of the sea. Gorgeously landscaped atrium allows not only free penetration of sunlight in the secondary areas of the house, but maintains its interior cool on hot summer days. In practice, it serves as a funnel through which to go out warm air, which leads to reduced consumption of electricity. Energy for the air conditioning system. A more coolness residents can seek in the swimming pool – the relationship between the water and the building also provides natural cooling. The apartments are equipped with the latest generation or air conditioning systems and underfloor heating, friendly to the environment.
The materials used for the walls and floors in the rooms are of natural origin – stone and wood finishes and furnishings are natural ambassadors of nature into the interior spaces. Attractive glass staircase is leading accents in the interior solution. Its structure can only cause admiration – stairs not only harmonizes the glass facades, but does not hide from view any detail in modern furniture. This exclusive design house on the outskirts of Athens proves that contemporary comfort and modern lifestyle need powerful support of “green” trends in architecture, coping successfully with current environmental challenges.