LMarchitects: vacation house
LMarchitects: vacation house LMarchitects: vacation house
feb 21, 2012
LMarchitects: vacation house

‘vacation house’ by LMarchitects, monemvasia, greece
image © erieta attali
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erieta attali

greek firm LMarchitects has recently completed the ‘vacation house’, a single family summer residence near
monemvasia, greece. positioned upon a steep slope, the tiered building offers dwellers a panoramic view to
the adjacent sea. organized into three levels to accommodate the terrain, the interior circulation passes through
solid and void spaces. rooms are arranged along an implied axis of movement encouraging continuity
between indoor and outdoor areas.

combined living, dining and kitchen areas parallel the main entry path and provide vistas to the ocean from an
open air terrace. the building’s materials introduce a relationship with tradition, predominantly the choice of stone,
emphasizing a strong sense of place, along with fair faced concrete and hacked plaster. wood accents found within
the deck flooring and door panels of the home complement the permanent exterior appearance.

view from the countryside
image © erieta attali

entry elevation
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entry path
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dining area
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living + dining area
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stone corridor
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outward view
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upper level veranda
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living + dining area at dusk
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pool area
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rear facade at night
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floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1

floor plan / level -1

roof plan







project info:

architects: mariza angelidi, lila galata panagiotis papadakis
collaborators: ariadni kafetzi, manolis paterakis, bettina velliou
photography: erieta attali
site area: 16.617m²
building area: 368m²
design: 2006-2007
completion: 2007-2010

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