314 architecture encloses greek home in white perforated curtain

314 architecture encloses greek home in white perforated curtain

314 architecture studio conceived a house meant to be experienced as a scenographic space – making the main volume as a stage on which actors ‘perform’ their daily routine. however, the architects also ensured the privacy for the users by encasing the home with an exterior curtain-like shell with asymmetric, curvy cutouts. the fence surrounding the property elegantly encloses the building by hugging the volume and completing a theatrical image in the suburban context of glyfada, greece.



314 architecture defined the four-story terraced house with two bedrooms, one master bedroom and an office on the top floor characterized by minimalistic light-filled interiors. this results in bright, contemporary spaces scattered all around the house. the building’s interior, as well as its exterior, is represented through white surfaces such as white marble and white lacquered concrete for the floors and stairs.



at the entrance level, there is the dining and living area, which share the same open space with the kitchen. the living room fills a double height space, with one of the bedrooms overlooking it. extensive sliding glass doors allow you to enjoy an excellent view of the outdoor garden and pool area, while seamlessly connecting the indoors and outdoors.



in the living room there is a double-height white book case that elongates the size of the space. the kitchen has a minimalistic, clean design, easily distinguishable since it’s the only area where white marble with grey strips dominates the space, covering the custom made kitchen island, countertop, cabinets, and also on the walls.



on the second floor there are the two bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom. one of them overlooks the living room area, making the interior more dynamic and interesting to read, while also maintaining connection between the spaces. the design of the bedrooms is also dominated by white surfaces, minimalism and brightness, the highlight being appealing mirrors with light spots that reference stars on the night sky.



throughout the day, natural light floods the interiors through tall glass panels with dark metallic frames filling the bedroom with light. at night artificial lighting is provided by white globe lights which hang from long golden chords on top of the night tables on each side of the bed. the master bedroom is located on the third floor, occupying the entire level, as it has it’s own small kitchen and living room, along its own bathroom and dressing room. it also has openings on two sides, having  balcony access from both.



these two areas are separated by sliding white panels, and the kitchen view can be closed using sliding white wooden frames. on the top floor there is an office connected to the terraced roof, which holds a beautiful and cozy garden with a jacuzzi. the terrace frames the urban landscapes of the city. the roof also features photovoltaic panels installed for an efficient use of renewable energy, which make the house an energy-efficient residential building.



project info:


project name: juliet’s house

architect: 314 architecture studio

location: glyfada, athens, greece

design team: pavlos chatziangelidis, giota chala,eirini bouliou, eleftheria fatsea, friny papadopoulou, eve apodiakou, dimitris panagiotou, antrianna triantafylopoulou, caterina palantzi, antonis sarris, eva agiek, christopher spyrakos, daphne gerodimou, anna stagaki, athanasia zioga, victoria ceban, mitrea victor-stefan, amariutei silviu, ursache iustin, prusu ioana, butnariuc clarisa, curca antoniu, aleksandra brzezińska, justyna amonowicz, monika biżuta, evita marioglou, eva papadopoulou, konstantina chronopoulou, lisa bartoletti, javier fernandez jimenez, timotheos kopsidas, efi sarri, natalia chorti, ariadne doriza, pauline vandier, vasiliki karagianni

development: a+ energy efficient home concept

site area: 400m²

total apartments area: 300m²

structural design: smart engineering, mike savas

construction: giorgos angelidakis



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edited by: cristina gomez | designboom

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