Open House Thessaloniki 2014: tours focused on architecture and decoration (part II)

INTERIOR DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE

open house 2014 Thessaloniki intro02, architeture tour, decoration tour

We present two more residences opened to the public. You can observe their design philosophy and realize the different concepts of the architects.

House in Pylaia

Designed by E. Karioti (2008)

The uncompromising design flexibility and freedom regarding the house layout, and the austere beauty of the facades give the house a unique modern style.

DSC 0910, metal frame house, pool in front of the house

The raw concrete leaving visible the traces of timber formwork, the glass panels and the wood paneling of the facades are combined perfectly with the steel frame.

DSC 0912, wood cladding, metal frame house

The materials and the honesty of the construction revoke a sophisticated Brutalist architecture.

DSC 0913, glass panels, metal frame construction, wood exterior paneling

From another perspective, the element of water, the pool in direct contact with the housing, the element of nature, the garden located in close relationship with the house and the simple geometry of the residence volumes are reminiscent of the incomparable architecture of Tadao Ando in Greek landscape. 

DSC 0915, raw concrete, glass blocks, glass panels, house decoration


Two storey residence in Panorama

Designed by N. Nanos-Taf62: architects (2006)

DSC 0916, two storey residence, glass railing

A representative example of contemporary style.

DSC 0917, house atrium,pendant llght, chandelier of sheets of paper

A welcoming space which offers comfort and creates a pleasant mood offering simple, understated elegance with clean lines and textures, artwork on the walls and sculptures in appropriate positions, each piece stands out for its uniqueness.

DSC 0918, artwork on walls, grey sectional, spotlights on a track, beige corner sofa

The furniture is in simple lines and curves without frills.

DSC 0921, grey sofa, chocolate sofa, artwork on walls, spotlights on a track

Branded furniture (the LC-4 chaise longue by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Periand and the wiggle chair by Frank Gehry) in conspicuous places gives off its uniqueness.

DSC 0919, LC-4 chaise longue by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Periand, branded furniture, armchair cow leather

 DSC 0929, wiggle chair by Frank Gehry, branded furniture, glass paneling

The fabrics are made of natural fibers in neutral shades.

Smooth wooden floors highlight successfully both the space and the furnishings.

DSC 0923, living room fireplace, energy fireplaceDSC 0925, stair detail, wood stair, sculpture in a nicheDSC 0936, courtyard entrance, metal gate

 Photo credits: DecoBook Team

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