camilo rebelo and susana martins embed ktima house on greek island camilo rebelo and susana martins embed ktima house on greek island
jan 23, 2015

camilo rebelo and susana martins embed ktima house on greek island

camilo rebelo and susana martins embed ktima house on greek island
photography by cláudio reis
all images courtesy of camilo rebelo and susana martins

 

 

 

located on the greek island of antiparos, this two storey residence designed by architects camilo rebelo and susana martins, seeks to reference the age-old duality of greek civilization. named ‘ktima house’, the dwelling can be perceived in different two ways. from above, the building is viewed as an abstract white line, adapting to the site’s undualting topography. conversely, from the sea, the façade takes on a continuous yet apparently fragmented composition that calls to mind ancient citadels.

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the design references the age-old duality of greek civilization

 

 

 

the composition and rhythm of the design is directly influenced by greek building regulations, which state that volumes cannot exceed ten meters in length. internal living accommodation is split between two levels, with the lower storey containing a guest house and service areas and the main home positioned above.

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the façade takes on a continuous, yet fragmented composition

 

 

 

as the dwelling is embedded within the island’s sloping terrain, green roofs guarantee a constant temperature throughout the year, without the need for mechanical cooling systems. at the rear of the property, carefully positioned patios ensure that each area of the home is naturally illuminated and ventilated.

camilo rebelo susana martins ktima house antiparos greece designboom
internal living accommodation is split between two levels

camilo rebelo susana martins ktima house antiparos greece designboom
a terraced area presents sweeping ocean views

camilo rebelo susana martins ktima house antiparos greece designboom
a pool is set within the expansive patio

camilo rebelo susana martins ktima house antiparos greece designboom
the view from the property’s living quarters

camilo rebelo susana martins ktima house antiparos greece designboom
primary living accommodation is located at the upper level

camilo rebelo susana martins ktima house antiparos greece designboom
the bathroom features marbled detailing

camilo rebelo susana martins ktima house antiparos greece designboom
carefully positioned voids welcome daylight and ventilation 

 

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project info:

 

location: antiparos, greece
client: oliaros SA – iasson tsakonas
architecture: camilo rebelo and susana martins
collaborators: cristina chicau, maria sofia santos, miguel marques, patricio guedes
local architect: dionysis zacharias architects
landscape architect: thomas doxiadis
engineering-structure: christos kaklamanis
engineering-electrical and mechanical: george cavoulacos
construction manager: dimitris karantzas and kostis makris
photography: claudio reis
project: 2008-2013
construction: 2011-2014
total gross area: 950 sqm / 10,226 sqf
property area: 25,370 sqm / 273,080 sqf

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  • Beautiful! A++. Wealth has it’s privileges.

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