by Sinas Architects

Xerolithi by Sinas Architects
Xerolithi by Sinas Architects

Public vote winner for rural house of the year: Greek studio Sinas Architects has built a house on the island of Serifos that blends almost seamlessly in its natural environment.
The design challenged this morphological preconception, by imagining the main facades of the house as xerolithies, starting low and gradually developing a sufficient height. They move closer and away of the slope and independently from one another, forming spaces in between them.

The traditional bamboo pergola with its wooden raw beams in their natural color can be seen throughout the length of the house, inside and outside. The beams follow the curvy morphology, like vertebrae of a long spinal cord.

Architect: Sinas Architects
Project: Xerolithi

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