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Apr 16 2021

Restoration of Brutalist design office building by George Batzios Architects

In a suburb of Athens, nestled in a pine forest, stands a disused, neglected and damaged office building. Designed in the 1970s by the renowned architect, Alexandros Tombazis, this building represents a fine example of the controversial mid 20th century Brutalist movement.
Apr 16 2021

Restoration of Brutalist design office building by George Batzios Architects

In a suburb of Athens, nestled in a pine forest, stands a disused, neglected and damaged office building. Designed in the 1970s by the renowned architect, Alexandros Tombazis, this building represents a fine example of the controversial mid 20th century Brutalist movement.

In a suburb of Athens, nestled in a pine forest, stands a disused, neglected and damaged office building. Designed in the 1970s by the renowned architect, Alexandros Tombazis, this building represents a fine example of the controversial mid 20th century Brutalist movement.

Written By
Christina Paraskeva
DesignOffice architectureRenovations
Dec 9 2020

ECA architecture translates voronoi diagram into sunken ‘hourglass corral’ house in greece

With its ‘hourglass corral,’ DECA architecture completes the latest addition to an evolving series of residences on the greek island of milos. the project, intrinsically molded by the natural conditions of its site, seeks to introduce a sensitive and sustained attention to the local tradition and the celebrated landscape. sun-drenched and cooled by sea breezes, the impressive work of architecture is sunken beneath the level of the ground plane. the dwelling, which has four south-facing bedrooms, forms part of the ‘voronoi’s corrals’ — a larger territory the architects have been designing for the last ten years. with its green roof, the project aims to generate a dialogue between architecture and nature, logical geometry and organic wilderness.
Dec 9 2020

ECA architecture translates voronoi diagram into sunken ‘hourglass corral’ house in greece

With its ‘hourglass corral,’ DECA architecture completes the latest addition to an evolving series of residences on the greek island of milos. the project, intrinsically molded by the natural conditions of its site, seeks to introduce a sensitive and sustained attention to the local tradition and the celebrated landscape. sun-drenched and cooled by sea breezes, the impressive work of architecture is sunken beneath the level of the ground plane. the dwelling, which has four south-facing bedrooms, forms part of the ‘voronoi’s corrals’ — a larger territory the architects have been designing for the last ten years. with its green roof, the project aims to generate a dialogue between architecture and nature, logical geometry and organic wilderness.

With its ‘hourglass corral,’ DECA architecture completes the latest addition to an evolving series of residences on the greek island of milos. the project, intrinsically molded by the natural conditions of its site, seeks to introduce a sensitive and sustained attention to the local tradition and the celebrated landscape. sun-drenched and cooled by sea breezes, the impressive work of architecture is sunken beneath the level of the ground plane. the dwelling, which has four south-facing bedrooms, forms part of the ‘voronoi’s corrals’ — a larger territory the architects have been designing for the last ten years. with its green roof, the project aims to generate a dialogue between architecture and nature, logical geometry and organic wilderness.

Written By
Christina Paraskeva
ArchitectureDesign
Jul 3 2020

Scandizzo House: Pete Kennon Revives a Victorian House in Melbourne with a Concrete Extension

Designed by architect Pete Kennon of Melbourne-based studio Kennon+ for a young family of five, this four bedroom home seamlessly combines a quaint Victorian cottage with a modern, concrete extension of minimalist grace and formalist rigour. Developed in close collaboration with its owners, award-winning hairdresser Joey Scandizzo and his wife, TV personality Jane Scandizzo, the house is a direct architectural response to the couple’s lifestyle and sensibilities, reflecting Kennon’s exploration of the relationship between architecture, memory and identity.
Jul 3 2020

Scandizzo House: Pete Kennon Revives a Victorian House in Melbourne with a Concrete Extension

Designed by architect Pete Kennon of Melbourne-based studio Kennon+ for a young family of five, this four bedroom home seamlessly combines a quaint Victorian cottage with a modern, concrete extension of minimalist grace and formalist rigour. Developed in close collaboration with its owners, award-winning hairdresser Joey Scandizzo and his wife, TV personality Jane Scandizzo, the house is a direct architectural response to the couple’s lifestyle and sensibilities, reflecting Kennon’s exploration of the relationship between architecture, memory and identity.

Designed by architect Pete Kennon of Melbourne-based studio Kennon+ for a young family of five, this four bedroom home seamlessly combines a quaint Victorian cottage with a modern, concrete extension of minimalist grace and formalist rigour. Developed in close collaboration with its owners, award-winning hairdresser Joey Scandizzo and his wife, TV personality Jane Scandizzo, the house is a direct architectural response to the couple’s lifestyle and sensibilities, reflecting Kennon’s exploration of the relationship between architecture, memory and identity.

Written By
Christina Paraskeva
ArchitectureDesignInteriorsResintential

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