H3 house in athens by 314 architecture studio H3 house in athens by 314 architecture studio
jan 04, 2013

H3 house in athens by 314 architecture studio

‘H3’ by 314 architecture studio, athens, greeceimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

 

 

‘H3’ is a detached, two-floor family home which is built onto a 7000 m2 piece of land in the city of athens, its structural presence much like that of being displayed on stage. designed by greek firm 314 architecture studio, the main volume of the house is supported by pillars, in which it hovers over a swimming pool, giving the feeling of floating over water as a means of tapping into the owner’s love for yachts.

 

the bioclimatic concept of the dwelling implements cooling through its contact with water, and the use of geothermal energy gives this residence a dynamic and modern aesthetic, while also being eco-friendly. the elevated structure also features a green terraced platform for additional outdoor space.

general view of the residence which is built onto a 7000 m2 platformimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

front view which shows the main volume of the house supported by pillars so that it appears to hoverimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

image courtesy of 314 architecture studio

the floating form is meant to give the sense of floating over water, tapping into the owner’s love for yachtsimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

view of the angular structureimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

profileimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

a pool intersects the dwellingimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

the passes below the main living quarters and away from the homeimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

a terraced green rooftop provides additional outdoor spaceimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

a webbed bookshelf is built into one of the windows, making use of all corners of the homeimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

view from the poolimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

‘H3’ by nightimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

how the outdoor areas are illuminated at duskimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

image courtesy of 314 architecture studio

 

 

 

general planimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

 

 

 

basement planimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

 

 

 

ground floorimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

 

 

 

second floorimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

 

 

diagramimage courtesy of 314 architecture studio

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  • The best I’ve seen in a long time.

    BreezeAir says:
  • beautiful house, where’s the interior shots

    anton says:
  • Scarpa with a swoosh

    dbkii says:
  • there is still money in this country !! While people starving…… so bad

    Ed says:
  • Excellent.

    Still, I wonder how sustainable it is to maintain all this grass in warm and dry Athens.

    fetapapa says:
  • How much did this mansion cost? How is it made? What is structural system? What are the materials? Why no interior photos? Why is “guest 1 & 2” in the basement with no windows? Is that real grass on roof or is it astroturf? Why are elevations (diagram) illegible? How does one access dwelling from the massive garage and other spaces that we cannot discern due to absence of a room index list for this mansion? Why are the elite of Greece so utterly brazen about ostentatiously displaying their winnings (loot) to a dying, victimized populace?

    mArkW says:
  • you must be kidding!
    bad design
    and… sustaintability is not a question in this project

    jota says:
  • Bioclimatic they say…
    HOW? I ask…
    How do they ventilate / illuminate the guest bedrooms and all other rooms in basement?
    Info & images missing here to really understand the project maybe…

    Ari says:
  • Is this place real? it seems, somehow, not real… It might not be “finished” the firms website is down as of this post. And you don’t really think those basement rooms are for guests do you? wink

    Bedlamite23 says:

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