LMarchitects: phos restaurant LMarchitects: phos restaurant
jun 30, 2012

LMarchitects: phos restaurant

‘phos restaurant’ by LMarchitects, mykonos, greece image © vangelis paterakis all images courtesy of LMarchitects



greek practice LMarchitects have completed the ‘phos restaurant’ in mykonos, a dazzling new eating establishment which captures and controls greece’s most abundant and prized resource: phos, which means ‘light’. a reinterpreted roof structure defines the character of the outdoor dining terrace while encapsulating the region’s vernacular values. the traditional pergola has been deconstructed and reinterpreted to inject a contemporary appearance, taking on an assembled and sculptural aesthetic with triangulated and metallic modules. the panels are formed with a geometric configuration of struts and are mounted overhead.


secured at diverse locations and positioned in varied inclinations, the collective elements produce an evolving play of illumination and shadow on the traditional white-washed surfaces below. the primary structural framework for the canopy sits upon partial walls which border the seating area. built-in benches, tables and chairs line the perimeter, leaving a triangular open space within the center for circulation.



dining area is arranged within a triangular plan



dining area



dining area terminates at a palm tree



corner booth of dining area



view towards bar



bar detail



inside the bar





floor plan / level 0



roof plan / illustrating pergola






project info:


name: phos restaurant in mykonos town design: 2012 construction: 2012 design team: mariza aggelidi, lila galata, ariadni kafetzi, bettina velliou photography: vangelis paterakis

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