314 architecture studio stacks h34 seaside apartments in athens 314 architecture studio stacks h34 seaside apartments in athens
jun 27, 2014

314 architecture studio stacks h34 seaside apartments in athens

314 architecture studio stacks h34 seaside apartments in athens
all images courtesy of 314 architecture studio

 

 

 

the ‘h34 apartments’ by 314 architecture studio are located in a 700m² plot near the seaside of voula, athens. an A+ energy class has been created for the residents through the use of bioclimatic concepts and eco technologies such as geothermal heating, solar panels, and rain water collecting systems. the architecture of the block is influenced by traditional structures of japan. for instance, characteristics of a pagoda surrounded by a vegetated pond make itself apparent in the building’s overall form, which presents itself as a series of stacked, planar surfaces with vertices jutting out in all directions. this configuration also references contemporary ideas posed by le corbusier’s dom-ino house. each level is supported by a minimal number of slender columns around its perimeter, permitting the implementation of an open floor plan where designers have the freedom to organize the interior.

314 architecture studio h34 seaside apartments athens
perspective view of the structure

314 architecture studio h34 seaside apartments athens
entrance view of the pond and pergola

314 architecture studio h34 seaside apartments athens
side view of exterior living spaces

314 architecture studio h34 seaside apartments athens
side view exposing the stacked planar surfaces and volumes

314 architecture studio h34 seaside apartments athens
back view of private exterior areas

314 architecture studio h34 seaside apartments athens
front view showing curved surfaces that are dispersed throughout the design

 

project info:

architect: pavlos chatziangelides of 314 architecture studio
assistant architect: christina papadopoulou, ioannis zacharopoulos, maria kaliora, dimitra chatzopoulou
development: home concept
site area: 1000m²
total apartments area: 650m²
year of completion: 2016
location: southern suburb of athens, voula

 

 

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  • Wow! Mies designed a skatepark! 🙂 Btw nice color palette.

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